The famous French actor Jean Rocherfort died in the night between Sunday and Monday at the age of 87, his family said.
We owe him more than 150 films. The actor Jean Rochefort has died. He died in the night between Sunday and Monday at the age of 87 years, announced his daughter Clemence. The actor, who was hospitalised last August, died in a Paris hospital.
Born in Paris in 1930, he scored for more than 60 film and television with his famous mustache and warm voice. cynical libertine in “Let the party begin” by Bertrand Tavernier, he plays a phlegmatic English valet ( “Les tribulations d’un Chinois en Chine” by Philippe de Broca) as an adulterous father ( “Un Eléphant ça trompe énormément” d Yves Robert) or character poignant solo radio DJ in “Tandem” by Patrice Leconte.
He has received numerous awards during his career, including the César Award for Best Supporting Actor for Que la fête commence in 1976 and the César Award for Best Actor for Le Crabe-tambour in 1978 and an Honorary César in 1999 crowning of his career.
He starred in the series Les Boloss des belles lettres, broadcast on France 5. His sketch of Madame Bovary had been around the web;