After starring i more than 100 movies, one of the most popular actors in France, Jean-Louis Trintignant has died at the age of 91.
The actor featured in Three Colours: Red, Z, The Conformist and Amour, which won an Oscar and the Palme d’Or.
Trintignant gained huge public sympathy in France in 2003, after his daughter Marie was beaten to death by her rock star boyfriend.
He passed away on Friday in the southern Gard region “surrounded by loved ones,” his wife told the AFP news agency.
He was born on 11 December 1930 and grew up during the adversity of World War II and was sent as a young conscript to Algeria, then a French colony.