Sunday, January 15, 2012

RIP Rosy Varte


The charm of Rosy Varte, who appeared as the generous and sparkling Maguy Boissier in the TV series "MaGuy” for eight years (1985-1992) is gone. The actress passed away in the night from Friday to Saturday at the American Hospital in Neuilly, said her husband, director Pierre Badel.

Born in Istanbul, Turkey on November 22, 1923 and whose real name was Nevarte Manouélian died following a bout with bronchitis, which degenerated into a lung infection, according to Badel. The date of his birth, he said, has remained unclear due to lack of vital records at the time in Turkey. Nevarte, he said, means "the rose" in Armenian. She had moved to France when she was a baby.

  "She was a woman I felt was great," on BFM TV governed Pierre Mondy. "A woman who did not mince words," recalls the actor who knew her, Boris Vian . "She was the companion of Yves Robert, that's where we had known each other," continued Pierre Mondy who searched for words … "She was very feminine and very energetic at the same time, an actress of caliber, a remarkable actress," was keen to stress Jean Rochefort.

Rosy Varte had played in more than one hundred plays as an actress in several theaters in Paris - the Champs-Elysées Comedy, Theatre Edouard VII, Vieux Colombier Theatre Workshop .. - She is part of the NPT of Jean Vilar, where she created Ubu Roi in 1958. From 1971 she participated in several performances at the French Comedy.

Specializing in comic roles, she played from 1985 to 1993, the role of "MaGuy" with Jean-Marc Thibault in the hit television series of the same name, in 333 episodes, which aired on Antenne 2. For this role, she won the 2007 Golden 7 for the Best Actress. Her last television appearance was in 2007, in the French movie "Hubert and the dog."

For nearly 40 years, Rosy Varte had also played in fifty feature films directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, Jean Renoir, FrançoisTruffaut, Henri Verneuil or Claude Sautet.

VARTE, Rosy (Nevarte Manouélian)
Born: 11/22/1923, Istanbul, Turkey
Died: 1/14/2012, Nevilly-sur-Seine, Ile-de-Paris, France

Rosy Varte's westerns - actress, voice dubber:
Vengeance at Camargue - 1949 (Conchita)
Lucky Luke, Daisy Town - 1971 [French voice of Lulu Carabine]
Lucky Luke, The Ballad of the Daltons - 1978 [French voice of Miss Worthlesspenny]

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