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.
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 1996 he touched the hearts of millions as le marquis de Bellegarde in ‘Ridicule’. His legacy will continue to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
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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