Here are 2 famous actors from Switzerland died in 1982:
Grégoire Aslan (March 28, 1908 Switzerland-January 8, 1982 Cornwall) otherwise known as Krikor Aslanian, Aslan, Gregoire Aslan, Coco Aslan, Koko Aslan or Krikor Aslanian Kaloust was a Swiss actor, drummer and singer.
Aslan started his career in the entertainment industry as a drummer in a band before transitioning to acting. He made his acting debut in the 1940s and appeared in numerous stage productions, films and television shows throughout his career. Aslan was particularly known for his work in French cinema and appeared in films such as "Le Plaisir," "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "The Day of the Jackal."
In addition to his acting career, Aslan was also a talented singer and released several albums throughout his life. He was fluent in multiple languages, including French, English, Italian and Armenian, which allowed him to take on diverse roles in his acting career. Aslan worked in the entertainment industry for over four decades before his death in 1982 at the age of 73. He was survived by his wife and two children.
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François Simon (August 16, 1917 Geneva-October 5, 1982 Geneva) a.k.a. Michel François or Francois Simon was a Swiss actor.
He was born into a family of actors, and began his career in theater before transitioning to film in the 1950s. Simon appeared in over 50 films throughout his career, often taking on roles as character actors with strong supporting performances. He worked with notable directors such as Luis Buñuel, François Truffaut, and Jean-Pierre Melville. Simon was nominated for a Cesar Award for his role in the 1975 film "Le Vieux Fusil" (The Old Gun). In addition to his work as an actor, Simon was also an accomplished writer and published several books throughout his life. He passed away in 1982 at the age of 65.
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