It has been exactly 28 long years since Jean Poiret died in Suresnes on March 14, 1992 at the age of 65. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation.
Today, fans of Jean Poiret (The Last Metro, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Poiret, a cultural icon
Born Jean Gustave Poiré in Paris on August 17, 1926, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in French history. Poiret was not just a great actor, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 1980 he touched the hearts of millions as Jean-Loup Cottin in ‘The Last Metro’. His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
It's been 28 years since the tragic loss of Jean Poiret and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Jean Poiret 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 Poiret.
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