It has been exactly 9 long years since Maurice Garrel died in Paris on June 4, 2011 at the age of 88. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation.
Today, fans of Maurice Garrel (Kings and Queen, The Discreet, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Garrel, a cultural icon
Born in Saint-Gervais on February 24, 1923, Maurice Garrel's career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in French history. Garrel was not just a great actor, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 2004 he touched the hearts of millions as Louis Jennsens in ‘Kings and Queen’. His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
It's been 9 years since the tragic loss of Maurice Garrel and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Maurice Garrel 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 Maurice Garrel.
Maurice Garrel career in pictures
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