Charles Aznavour

Aznavour, Charles
Birth name
Chahnour Varinag Aznavourian

Height
5′ 3″ (1.60 m)

Spouse
Ulla Thorsell (1968 – ?) 3 children
Evelyne Plessis (1955 – ?) 1 child
Micheline Rugel (1946 – ?) (divorced) 2 children

Trivia
French singer/actor, a.k.a. Charles Aznavurian.

Married five times.

He is an Armenian-French singer-composer born in Paris but very popular among the French culture especially in Quebec.

Daughters: Seda, Patricia Aznavour and Katia Aznavour. Sons: Patrick and Mischa Aznavour (Micha Aznavour).

Worked with Francois Truffaut who petitioned for the release of Sergei Parajanov from the Soviet prisons; Aznavour also worked with Atom Egoyan, whose 2nd favourite film is Sergei Parajanov’s Sayat Nova (1968) while Mikhail Vartanov, the best friend of Sergei Parajanov, regards Sayat Nova (1968) as his most favourite picture and Charles Aznavour as his most favourite singer.

Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1986.

Partly inspired the character Char Aznable from the 1979 anime “Kido senshi Gandamu” (English name “Mobile Suit Gundam”).

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