It has been exactly 5 long years since Monsieur Cinéma Pierre Tchernia died in Paris on October 8, 2016 at the age of 88. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed television hosts of his generation.
Today, fans of Pierre Tchernia (Les Enfants de la télé, ...) along with the rest of the entertainment world have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Tchernia, a cultural icon
Born Pierre Tcherniakowski in Paris on January 29, 1928, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in French history. Tchernia was not just a great television host, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
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 Pierre Tchernia and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Pierre Tchernia 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 Pierre Tchernia.
Pierre Tchernia career in pictures
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