Martha Mercadier passed away. Best Stage Actress died at the age of 92 after a long battle with illness.
[Mis à jour le 15 septembre 2021 à 17h12] In a news release to the Agency France Press, the family of Marthe Mercadier announced the death of the 92-year-old actress, who was on board. A figure in the French Boulevard Theater, Martே Mercadier rubbed the shoulders of both Louis de Punas and Michael Calabru. He died on September 15, 2021, at the age of 92, after battling Alzheimer’s disease for many years.
In 2014, Veronica Fox publicly announced that her mother had Alzheimer’s disease, which she was diagnosed with a year ago. In 2016, her daughter Veronica Fox spoke on L’Histoire in France 2, which continues to be a disease that costs her more and more. “It’s true that she’s losing more and more of her bearing. She has speech problems, conversational follow-up. It starts to get a little harder on that level.” Veronica Fox explained her daily life on television. “You have to prepare her stuff and dress her nicely.”
In the passages of France Dimanche, Veronica Nari, daughter of Martே Mercadier and Gerard Nari, said in 2016, “I had to adjust my schedule at the animal welfare center where I work, take care of me. Pack her stuff and help her dress like a baby. You have to feed her like a baby.” It’s very addictive, but I’m holding on, thanks to my antidepressants. “
“I went with her to the end”
Agency France Press reports that Marte Mercadier was hospitalized for a week at the Botox Hospital Immunization Care Center in Houtz-de-Seine. “My mother passed away at 5am today. She had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for many years. I went with her to the end.”
Born October 23, 1928, Martே Mercadier (her real name is Martே Henriett Fernando Mercadic-Meirat) is a French actress who is well known for her roles not only in theater but also in cinema and television. Most famous for his roles in the Boulevard Theater, Mercadier has won numerous awards in his career. Martha Mercadier died on September 15, 2021, at the age of 92, of Alzheimer’s disease.
A figure in the theater, Marthe Mercadier appeared on stage from a classical set such as Le Dorduff, written by Moliere in the 1960s, but with pieces from the Boulevard Theater, she became an essential performer. We see it specifically as pieces of Feydeau like L’Hôtel du libre commerce or La Puce à l’oreille. In the late 2000s, Marthe Mercadier even tried a female genre with Les Fems, Le Conte.
We often tend to forget it, but Marthe Mercadier participated in the first season of Dancing with the Stars. It was in 2011, that he danced at the hands of Gregor Leonette and was finally eliminated on the third evening of the competition. So he was ranked 6th out of eight candidates in the first season of DALS. Remember that Marthe Mercadier danced with the stars at the age of 83, the oldest person to date on the TF1 show, all seasons combined.
For his contribution to French culture, Martே Mercadier has received numerous awards from France. In 1974, he was made a knight of the Order of the Arts and Letters before becoming an officer in 1989. In 1993, he became the Knight of a Special, National Order awarded to Abe Pierre for his humanitarian duties. Finally, in 2007, he received the final distinction: Knight of the Legion of Honor.
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