Jacques Destoop

Paris, France


Jacques Destoop (17 June 1931 – 6 June 2022) was a French actor and painter. He was a Sociétaires of the Comédie-Française who attended CNSAD and was married to actress Geneviève Fontanel. Outside of his acting career, Destoop was steeped in the art of painting. He first began exhibiting his works in 1990 at the Galerie Gérard Rambaud in Paris. His paintings were inspired by the roles he played on stage, such as Cyrano de Bergerac. Source: Article "Jacques Destoop" from Wikipedia in English, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.