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 66, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 29/11/2020 : 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 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 Saturday 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, 28 Nov 2020
“Didn't Jean-Pierre Darroussin retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 28 Nov 2020
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