It has been exactly 6 long years since Georges Lautner died in Paris on November 22, 2013 at the age of 87. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed directors of his generation.
Today, fans of Georges Lautner (The Professional, The Great Spy Chase, Monsieur Gangster, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Lautner, a cultural icon
Born in Nice on January 24, 1926, Georges Lautner's career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in French history. Lautner was not just a great director, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
It's been 6 years since the tragic loss of Georges Lautner and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Georges Lautner is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Georges Lautner.
Georges Lautner career in pictures
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