The actress Marion Game, who played Huguette in the hit series of M6 Scenes of householdsdied on Thursday March 23 at the age of 84, her daughter announced on Friday.
Before finding a celebrity late thanks to Scenes of households, in which she and Gerard Hernandez played an elderly couple, Marion Game was a familiar figure of the 1970s-1980s. This actress with red hair and a bubbly personality had embodied, throughout her long career, numerous supporting roles in theatre, television and cinema.
She died late Thursday afternoon at her home in the Paris region, said her daughter, Virginie Ledieu, also an actress. “It is in the tenderness and affection of her family that she left to join the stars”she said.
Launched in 2009, Scenes of households tells the daily life of couples of different generations through short sketches. It gathered some evenings up to 5 million viewers. Marion Game played the role of Huguette, who constantly bickered with her husband, Raymond, played by another very popular figure of the 1970s and 1980s, the mustachioed Gérard Hernandez.
In the cinema, we had seen the actress in particular in The cry of the cormorant in the evening above the junksby Michel Audiard (1971) or Car parkby Jacques Demy (1985).
On television, she has played, among others, in The Tiger Brigades (1975), girl (1981) or, more recently, More beautiful life (2010-2012).
She was also active in dubbing, and had, among the voices she played, dubbed that of the character of Phyllis Van de Kamp, Bree’s stepmother, in the American series Desperate Housewives.
Marion Game regularly appeared in popular game shows of the 1970s and 1980s, “Les Jeux de 20 heures” on FR3 and “L’Académie des neuf” on Antenne 2.