Michèle Laroque

Michèle Laroque

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1960-06-15 · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France

81 Movies · 4 TV shows

Also Known As: Michèle Doïna Catherine Laroque

Biography

Michèle Laroque (French pronunciation: ​[miʃɛl laʁɔk]; born 15 June 1960) is a French actress, comedian, humorist, producer and screenwriter.

Personal Life

Michèle Laroque was married to theatre director Dominique Deschamps for a brief period and later divorced. She has a daughter named Oriane (born 12 July 1995), who acted alongside her mother in the film Hey Good Looking !Since 2008 she has been in a relationship with politician François Baroin. Her tax exile in the USA ended in 2010, her partner becoming at that time the Budget Minister of France.Michèle Laroque is 5' 7.5" (1.71 m) tall. She is a gay rights activist.

Early Life

Michèle Laroque was born in Nice in the department of Alpes-Maritimes. She is the daughter of Romanian dancer and violinist Doina Trandabur, who fled to France to escape Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej's regime in Communist Romania. Her father is French doctor Claude Laroque, who met Doina a year earlier during a tour. Michèle is also the niece of Pierre Laroque, the creator of Social Security in France. She studied economics and English, taking comedy classes at the same time in Antibes and then moving to America on a campus in Austin, Texas. In 1979, along with her best friend, she was victim of a car accident that resulted in two years of hospitalisation, a long convalescence and several months of reeducation. Following an extended coma and associated psychological trauma, she made the decision to become a comedian.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

2 Movies
Kids Are Back

Kids Are Back

2021
During the year they were married, Catherine and Yann should have traveled abroad. He has been busy with his business since he sold his business. When their daughter and her boyfriend lost their apart...

2020.

1 Movie

2019.

4 Movies
Just Retired

Just Retired

6.06
2019
Marilou and Philippe prepare for their future retirement in Portugal. But their daughter separates and a whole procession of solicitations falls on them.

2018.

5 Movies
Brillantissime

Brillantissime

6
2018
After getting dumped on Christmas Eve, she must rebuild her life with her friends, her mother, and a weird psychologist.

2017.

6 Movies
Alibi.com

Alibi.com

5.63
2017
A company called Alibi.com was founded by Greg. Augustin and Medhi are his friends. Flo hates men who lie. Gérard is a client.
Kiss Me!

Kiss Me!

2017
Claude falls in love with Cécile. She is convinced that she is the woman of her life unlike her mother who knows the tumultuous sentimental life of her daughter.

2016.

5 Movies
The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost

2016
In a British legend, the ghost of Eleanor Canterville is said to haunt the castle of his family and to scare away anyone who comes near it. The task was fulfilled perfectly thanks to Gwilherm, his fai...
Wicked Game

Wicked Game

2016
1997 - An old notable French provincial family falls under the spell of a manipulator with no scruples able to make a whole family become paranoid.
Camping 3

Camping 3

4.56
2016
Jacky and Laurette, recently divorced from Sopie, and Patrick Chirac get together at the Blue Waves camping grounds every summer, and this year Patrick has decided to try car sharing. Believing that h...

2015.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Peplum

Peplum

2015
Against the background of decline of the Roman Empire, "Peplum" takes us into the life of Bravus, a former slave who became an adviser to the Emperor. He is stuck between a professional life and a cha...

2014.

2 Movies
My Son

My Son

2014
Mathilde, a mother-of-three, thoughtful consultant in a Planned Parenthood Center, is visited by a 16-year-old girl who was raped at a party. Shattered when she finds out her son is being accused, she...

2013.

2 Movies
Laroque Palmade - Ils se RE-aiment

Laroque Palmade - Ils se RE-aiment

2013
They try everything in order to rekindle the flame and to spice up their love life. They really try EVERYTHING ! The African jungle, celebrity, spiritualism, and even swingers! The more unusual, the m...

2012.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
La méthode Claire

La méthode Claire

2012
At 45, her lawyer degree in hand, Claire Robin has left her life as a florist behind her. Facing the prejudices of an elitist corporation, her colleagues are sharpening their knives.

2011.

2 Movies
Monsieur Papa

Monsieur Papa

2011
Monsieur Papa is a moving portrait of a modern family, centering around 12 year-old Marius Vallois. Born in a wealthy family, Marius is the son of Marie Vallois, a successful CEO. Marie loves her son ...

2010.

2 Movies

2009.

3 Movies
In Your Arms

In Your Arms

2009
Louis was adopted when he was just a baby. Now sixteen-year-old Louis wants to know where he comes from. He therefore heads south to find the mother he's never known. Totally thrown by this unexpected...
Oscar and the Lady in Pink

Oscar and the Lady in Pink

2009
Oscar was listening to his doctor talk to his parents. He only has a few weeks to live. Rose, the woman he met on the hospital stairs, was the only one he spoke to. As Christmas approaches, Rose uses ...

2007.

5 Movies
The Neighbor

The Neighbor

2007
After learning his ex-wife is going to marry his best friend, a businessman watches as his life begins to fall apart. A battle of wills with a real estate developer could turn his life around.
The Merry Widow

The Merry Widow

2007
Anne-Marie lives an easy life with Gilbert, a rich plastic surgeon: a beautiful house, a doggy, a cleaning lady, expensive furniture, the lot. Not so easy in fact when she thinks twice. She does not g...

2006.

3 Movies
Entente Cordiale

Entente Cordiale

2006
The upper-class secret agent teaming up with an easily-corrupted interpreter.
A House of Your Dreams

A House of Your Dreams

8
2006
On a mission to loosen up, a miser's sets about buying a house in the country for his family.
Comme t'y es belle!

Comme t'y es belle!

2006
They are all inseparable. Their lives are interwoven with their friendship as much as by their Sephardic families, which include multiple diet, family and religious celebrations. . Their biggest chall...

2005.

2 Movies
L'Anniversaire

L'Anniversaire

2005
Raphael is a successful TV producer. A member of his old gang wrote a manuscript that tells his life story in no uncertain terms. They will rediscover friendship when he invites them to celebrate his ...

2004.

3 Movies
Malabar Princess

Malabar Princess

2004
A man leaves his 8-year old son with his father-in-law who lives near the glacier where the boy's mother died.
Pédale dure

Pédale dure

2004
The Marais is a gay district in Paris. The district's most trendy, chic and camp nightclub is owned by Seb. The clientele can be themselves in a world without judging eyes. Things are great. He's goin...

2003.

1 Movie
Public Affairs

Public Affairs

2003
French actor Mathieu Amalric directs the made-for-TV comedy La Chose Publique (Public Affairs). Shot on digital video, the film is a satire of French politics and media personalities. Television direc...

2002.

1 Movie

2001.

5 Movies
The Closet

The Closet

2001
A man is about to be fired for faking homosexuality, so he spreads the rumor with the help of his neighbor.

2000.

2 Movies
Marry Me

Marry Me

2000
Hadrian and Oriane are in a crisis. Oriane visited a fortune teller. The psychic is forced to read another future because Oriane won't hear of a happy ending. Will the third reading satisfy the young ...

1999.

2 Movies

1998.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Serial Lover

Serial Lover

1998
Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invite...

1997.

2 Movies
My Life in Pink

My Life in Pink

1997
A small boy who dresses like a girl, talks of marrying his neighbor's son, and can't understand why everyone is so surprised, is known as the cross-dresser. He and his family have problems because of ...

1996.

6 Movies
Passage à l'acte

Passage à l'acte

1996
A new patient, Edouard Berg, is visiting a highly-reputed psychoanalyst,Antoine Rivire. The doctor suspects Berg is a liar when he claims to have killed his wife. He was caught in a trap and it was to...
Les aveux de l'innocent

Les aveux de l'innocent

1996
Serge Perrin is 23 and unusually happy at the prospect of spending the rest of his life in jail for a series of crimes he did not commit. This black French comedy attempts to explain via flashback the...
What a Drag

What a Drag

6
1996
A closeted gay man's attempt to act straight for the sake of his job has unexpected consequences.
Le Plus Beau Métier du monde

Le Plus Beau Métier du monde

1996
Les enfants a la suite de son divorce, Laurent Monier, professeur d'histoire-geographie, accepte un poste. La classe la plus dure, la quatrieme techno, et il difficilee un appartement a la cite des Mu...
Should Not!...

Should Not!...

6
1996
Bernard, an executive for a big company, tries to get home in time for his wedding but is caught in the middle of a mass suicide. He saves a sect member who then follows him like a puppy, and is chase...

1995.

1 Movie
Nelly and Monsieur Arnaud

Nelly and Monsieur Arnaud

1995
Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close f...

1994.

3 Movies
Every Man for Yourself

Every Man for Yourself

1994
Georges Flavier, once renowned Parisian hairdresser, lives alone since the death of his son and the departure of his wife. One night, he saves a stranger from drowning in the Canal Saint-Martin.
Nobody Loves Me

Nobody Loves Me

1994
Several lives intersect when a middle-aged woman is left by her husband, and she decides to trek him down with the help of her equally troubled sister.
Aux petits bonheurs

Aux petits bonheurs

1994
The movie is about love affairs, simple pleasures of a few men and women who will gather for a few days in a villa around a piano and the music of the main actor.

1993.

2 Movies
Tango

Tango

1993
The stunt pilot was found not guilty of murdering his wife and her lover. L'Elegant, the Judge in the case, comes to blackmail him a few years later. The Judge's nephew, Paul, is having trouble with h...
Louis, the Child King

Louis, the Child King

1993
The court of the young king was filled with intrigues and betrayals. The monarchy, the church, the nobility, and the Parlement shared the power of government when Louis the Fourteenth was born. His pr...

1992.

1 Movie

1991.

1 Movie
Une Époque Formidable…

Une Époque Formidable…

1991
Michel Berthier, cadre supérieur d'une entreprise de matelasserie, vient d'être licencié. Comme il n'ose pas avouer la vérité à Juliette, sa compagne, il s'endette pour maintenir le niveau de la famil...

1990.

1 Movie
The Hairdresser's Husband

The Hairdresser's Husband

1990
The film starts with a scene from the character, Antoine. His fixation with female hairdressers began when he was a young man. There are a lot of parallels between the past and the present in the film...

1983.

1 TV show
TV
The Hitchhiker

The Hitchhiker

5
1983
The Hitchhiker is a mystery anthology series that aired from 1983 to 1987 on HBO and First Choice in Canada. The series later moved to the USA Network from 1989 to 1991.

Unknown Year.

2 Movies
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