Coluche( 28 October 1944 - 19 June 1986 )
Michel Gérard Joseph Colucci , better known as Coluche , was a French comedian and actor who was famous for his irreverent sense of humour.
Colucci adopted "Coluche" as a stage name at age 26, when he began his entertainment career. He became known for his irreverent attitude towards politics and the establishment, and he incorporated this into much of his material. He was one of the first major comedians to regularly use profanities as a source of humor on French television.
Michel Gérard Joseph Colucci was born on 28 October 1944, weeks after the liberation of Paris, in a hospital in the 14th arrondissement of the city. His mother, Simone Bouyer , worked as a florist in the Boulevard Montparnasse. His father, Honorio Colucci, from Casalvieri in Lazio, Italy, was a painter and...