It has been exactly 2 long years since Jean Rochefort died in Paris on October 9, 2017 at the age of 87. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation.
Today, fans of Jean Rochefort (Ridicule, The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Rochefort, a cultural icon
Born in Paris on April 29, 1930, Jean Rochefort's career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in French history. Rochefort was not just a great actor, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 1972 he touched the hearts of millions as Toulouse in ‘The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe’. His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
It's been 2 years since the tragic loss of Jean Rochefort and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Jean Rochefort 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 Rochefort.
Jean Rochefort career in pictures
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