Yves Massard

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Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany
Yves Massard was born in 1925 in Saarland, a German region close to the French border, occupied at the time by French troops according to the provisions of the Versailles Treaty. Drawn to the theater, Massard was trained by Pierre Fresnay and started a fruitful career on the boards in such prestigious plays as 'Une grande fille toute simple' (by André Roussin), 'Les mains sales' (by Jean-Paul Sartre) or 'Un tramway nommé désir' (by Tennessee Williams). In parallel, he began to appear in a few late forties films, but in bit parts. Read more...