Pierre Lagerie, who made Quebeckers laugh and think through his existential questions, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 72.
“Around his family, he died peacefully in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu,” his agent confirmed in a statement. He has a wife and three children.
The former psychologist, who has been out of public life for fifteen years, first distinguished himself as a comedian on the radio (Comedy Festival), On television (Laughter Saturday, AdvertisingAnd in the theater (Waiter!, This is not a siphon, It is my brother). In 1989, the comedian and philosopher shone in the light of his first source A man show, Search Lager. The programs are as follows Lagar2 And Survival Guide.
His fourth offering, Nothing, His swan will be the song. For this comedy and comedy collection, the comedian receives Felix for the 1999 comedy show, Oliver for Best Text, Olivier for Best Solo, and Best Performance for Best Comedy.
Pierre Legare won the Guinness World Record for most television capsules Head words, The world’s shortest show. On the same topic, the comedian has released collections of four proverbs.
In 2007, Pierre Lagerie was diagnosed with bladder cancer and was on the verge of death. He was healed and dedicated to his health and the present moment: “The secret of happiness is to be happy” he wanted to say.
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