Sad news for Lhermitte fans. Speculation had been rife that the French actor best known for his roles in The Dinner Game, My New Partner, Santa Claus is a bastard or French Fried Vacation, will announce his retirement from acting, at age 68, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 05/12/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being an actor isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being an actor just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Friday evening, #ThankYouThierry was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouThierry.”
— @DesireePlum, 4 Dec 2020
“I thought Thierry Lhermitte retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 4 Dec 2020
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