Yvan Ducharme

Yvan Ducharme
Born (1937-08-24)24 August 1937
Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec
Died 21 March 2013(2013-03-21) (aged 75)
Laval, Quebec
Nationality  Canada
Occupation actor, comedian

Yvan Ducharme was a québécois actor (24 August 1937, in Rouyn-Noranda 21 March 2013 in Laval, Quebec).[1]


Ducharme was first known to the public thanks to his creation of Insolences d'un téléphone shown during the day in 1963 on CJMS in Montreal for more than a decade.

He became popular on Quebec television with the role of the father in Les Berger and won many awards including Monsieur Télévision in 1972.

Ducharme also painted for many years in his apartment in Montreal. He created his own abstract style which he named "impulsionnism". The most recent creations of Yvan Ducharme were shown in Montreal in February 2007, in Longueuil in May 2007, and in Rouyn-Noranda, his place of birth, in August 2007.

Ducharme died on 21 March 2013 from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 75.


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