Prominent French actor, film maker and car race driver, Jean Louis Trintignant passed away peacefully on June 17, 2022, at age 91.
Jean died of natural causes.
Although, Jean was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2018. He gradually began to lose his sight and his health began to wane.
His wife Mariane Hoepfner Trintignant had announced Jean’s death, adding that he died at his home, surrounded by his relatives.
Life of Jean Louis Trintignant
Jean was born on December 11, 1930, and had made his acting debut in 1951.
Jean is best known for the movie And God Created Woman (1956).
He was one of the most talented actors of the post-war era. Some of his notable films in which he starred include The Great Silence (1968), The Conformist (1970), Flic Story (1975), Three Colours: Red (1994), The City of Lost Children (1995).
He also appeared in several classic films of European cinema.
Jean is a recipient of several prestigious awards such as The Silver Bear Award, The Cannes Film Festival Award, and The César Award.
The actor is survived by his wife, Mariane Hoepfner and three adult children.