Jesse Eisenberg: Hollywood actor on playing Marcel Marceau

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Newstalk ZB,
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Sat, 13 Jun 2020, 10:51AM
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Jesse Eisenberg: Hollywood actor on playing Marcel Marceau

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sat, 13 Jun 2020, 10:51AM

Marcel Marceau is a name you’ve probably heard many times, maybe even on Francesca’s movie review last week. For over 60 years, he worked as an actor and mime artist, probably most famously as ‘Bip the Clown’. But what you might not have known is he also used his skills as a mime to save dozens of children during the Holocaust.  
 
A new movie has been made to explore his efforts, "Resistance", and Marcel is played by actor, author, and playwright Jesse Eisenberg, who’s probably best known for playing Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network. He's been talking to Jack Tame about the role. 
 
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