Michel Côté: the political class and the cultural community say goodbye to “a monument”

Michel Côté: the political class and the cultural milieu say goodbye to «a monument»

Comedian Michel Côté retired from public life due to illness.

Reactions have been coming from all sides since the sad announcement, this Monday, of the death of Michel Côté, actor beloved by Quebecers.

As for the political class, the elected officials underlined the exceptional talent of the actor and praised his varied acting both on the boards and on the screen.

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Media and cultural figures have also expressed their sadness at the departure of “a giant”.

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Au Spring 2022, Michel Côté announced that he had a bone marrow disease and was retiring from public life.

The Côté family shared this sad news through a media advisory. “The mythical actor, who will have marked all of Quebec with his immense talent and his insatiable passion, will forever remain present in our collective memory”, can we read there.

In recent years, Michel Côté had gradually slowed down his activities. Although he was less present on stage or on screen, he still made a few appearances at the first performances of plays and films.

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