It has been exactly 5 long years since Louis Jourdan died in Beverly Hills on February 14, 2015 at the age of 93. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation.
Today, fans of Louis Jourdan (Gigi, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Jourdan, a cultural icon
Born Louis Robert Gendre in Marseille on June 19, 1921, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in French history. Jourdan was not just a great actor, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 1958 he touched the hearts of millions as Gaston Lachaille in ‘Gigi’. His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
It's been 5 years since the tragic loss of Louis Jourdan and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Louis Jourdan 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 Louis Jourdan.
Louis Jourdan career in pictures
- Gigi (1958)
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