Sad news for Baer fans. Speculation had been rife that the French actor best known for his roles in An Ordinary Execution, Molière or Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra, is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 53, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 28/01/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being an actor isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being an actor-director-screenwriter just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Monday evening, #ThankYouÉdouard was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“Édouard Baer was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouÉdouard”
— @universalObserver, 27 Jan 2020
“Baer wasn't retired?”
— @borisB0, 27 Jan 2020
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