It has been exactly one year since Jean-Pierre Coffe died in Lanneray on March 29, 2016 at the age of 78. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed television hosts of his generation.
Today, fans of Jean-Pierre Coffe (Les Grosses Têtes, ...) along with the rest of the entertainment world have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Coffe, a cultural icon
Born in Lunéville on March 24, 1938, Jean-Pierre Coffe's career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in French history. Coffe was not just a great television host, 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 one year since the tragic loss of Jean-Pierre Coffe and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Jean-Pierre Coffe 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 Jean-Pierre Coffe.
Jean-Pierre Coffe career in pictures
- Les Grosses Têtes (1977 - Today)
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