Eddy Mitchell

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Birthday
3, 1942
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1942 (age 77)
Birthplace
France

About

Renowned French singer and Cesar Award-winning actor who rose to fame as a member of the band Les Chaussettes Noires in the 50's. The group sold two million albums in 1961 alone.

Before Fame

He was hugely influenced by American culture, taking his stage name from the masculine American actor Eddie Constantine.

Trivia

He was the longtime host of "La Derniere Seance", a French TV show about American films, from 1981-1998.

Family Life

He was married to Francoise Lavit from 1961-1979 and married Muriel Bailleul in 1980.

Associated With

He worked with Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, then a session guitarist, while living in London.

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