Jean-Pierre Darroussin to announce shock retirement from acting?

Darroussin created a stir on Friday when rumors have surfaced that his career was over.

Sad news for Darroussin fans. Speculation had been rife that the French actor best known for his roles in Frenchmen or Family Resemblances, is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 70, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 13/07/2024 : 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 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 Friday evening, #ThankYouJean-Pierre 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.

“Jean-Pierre Darroussin was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouJean-Pierre”
— @universalObserver, 12 Jul 2024
“Didn't Jean-Pierre Darroussin retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 12 Jul 2024

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