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French film titan Jean-Louis Trintignant, of ‘A Man and a Woman,’ dies

Jean-Louis Trintignant, a French film legend and amateur race car driver who gained renown for his starring part in the Oscar-winning film ‘A Man and a Woman half a century ago and then went on to show the severity of age, has died.

He was 91 years old when he died.Trintignant passed away at his house in southern France. France, according to Bertrand Cortellini, who ran a vineyard with the actor and paid him a visit the day before he died. He remained tight-lipped about the situation.

According to French news reports, Trintignant was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Trintignant has appeared in over 100 films over his career, which began when he was 19 years old. He was one of France’s most renowned actors in the post-war era, as well as one of the last of his generation’s performers.

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After his death was revealed on Friday, tributes poured in. He was dubbed “one of the greatest actors in the history of French cinema” by France’s National Cinematheque museum.Trintignant was born on December 11, 1930, in Piolenc, southern France, near where he died.

He began his acting career in the theatre but rose to prominence in cinema, starring alongside Brigitte Bardot in 1956’s ‘And God… Created Woman.’ Many people were surprised to learn that the two had an open, off-screen love affair.He talked about how he used acting to get over his shyness.

A performer “is to start with a blank sheet, from nothing, from quiet. You don’t have to make a lot of noise after that to be heard “He was cited in Le Monde as stating.He appeared in Italian films as well as several films directed by iconic French director Claude Lelouch, including the Oscar-winning A Man and a Woman’ in 1966.

In a complex affair with Anouk Aimee, Trintignant played a race car driver, a hobby he pursued offscreen. Following the death of his daughter, Trintignant took a break from acting for over a decade. Marie, who is also a performer, in 2003.

During a fight in a hotel room in Lithuania, where she was filming, her lover, popular French musician Bertrand Cantat, beat her to death. In Michael Haneke’s 2013 Oscar-winning drama “Amour,” a stark portrait of an aging couple and the effects of Alzheimer’s on their love, Trintignant continued acting on stage and in cinema into his 80s, gaining new international notice.

In 2019, Trintignant returned with Lelouch and Aimee in ‘The Best Years of a Life,’ his final film role. Mariane Hoepfner, a former racing car driver, and his son are among the survivors. Vincent Trintignant is a French actor. as well as grand-son Benchetrit, Jules, as well as actors.

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