Franck Dubosc confides in Charcot’s disease, which took away his father twenty years ago

“As soon as we talk about him, it’s terrible”. This Wednesday, June 22, Franck Dubosc was the guest of the show As an aside, broadcast on Canal +. The opportunity for the actor to defend his next film, rumba life (in theaters August 24), but also to look back on his career, and to discuss his close relationship with his father, Lucien, who died in 2002.

That same year, the comedian met with phenomenal success, going so far as to fill the Olympia. A place very dear to the eyes of his father suffering from Charcot’s disease: “He dreamed that I was at the Olympia. He had made me a little drawing, trembling, of me on stage”, remembers the comedian, moved to tears. And to add, sketching a smile: “I don’t want to talk too much about him. I know he was proud, but he didn’t say anything to me. It’s not serious. As soon as we talk about him, it’s terrible”. “You know how to get me

“Dad dies on Tuesday, are you okay?”

The actor vividly remembers the day his mother told him of his father’s decision: “Dad dies on Tuesday, do you agree?”. “I had to give my agreement. It’s difficult as an agreement to give […] Me, I said yes. It was Tuesday because on Monday I didn’t play and I could say goodbye to him. The date was chosen”, confided Franck Dubosc. Since then, the actor has been hired for the legalization of euthanasia in France. A fight he leads in memory of his father, to whom he paid tribute, especially in the saga Camping.

More recently, he also played the leading role of tv movie titled The last part, broadcast on November 8, 2021 on TF1. In this fiction, his character faced the illness of his father, played by Guy Marchand, who had also made the decision to die by euthanasia. Heart touching.

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