André Rousselet (1 October 1922 – 29 May 2016) was a French businessman and the founder of Canal Plus, a French premium cable television channel launched in 1984. He also founded the number one taxi company in Paris called Taxis G7. He served as a member of the National Assembly from 1967 to 1968 for the Federation of the Democratic and Socialist Left and was a close friend to the late French ex-president François Mitterrand. He was also the father of film producer, Philippe Rousselet.
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