He was one of the main characters in Eric Rohmer’s first success: La Collectionneuse. He was an artist and he worked in cinema with directors of the new wave among others. He performed in about ten films like La Mariée directed by Truffaut, Week End, by Godard and Les Idoles, by Marc’O. In 1972, he played in Philippe Garrel’s movie La cicatrice intérieure; he worked with this director twenty-seven years later for Le vent de la nuit, on poilitcal commitment. He died when he was 66.