It has been exactly 38 long years since Patrick Dewaere died in Paris on July 16, 1982 at the age of 35. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation.
Today, fans of Patrick Dewaere (Going Places, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Dewaere, a cultural icon
Born Patrick Jean-Marie Henri Bourdeaux in Saint-Brieuc on January 26, 1947, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in French history. Dewaere was not just a great actor, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 1974 he touched the hearts of millions as Pierrot in ‘Going Places’. His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
It's been 38 years since the tragic loss of Patrick Dewaere and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Patrick Dewaere 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 Patrick Dewaere.
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