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Emmanuelle Riva

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Riva in 1962

Emmanuelle Riva (born Paulette Germaine Riva; 24 February 1927 – 27 January 2017) was a French actress, writer, photographer, and poet. She was known for her BAFTA Award-winning role as Anne in Amour. She was nominated for an Academy Award and won an BAFTA Award for her role in Amour.

Riva was born on 24 February 1927 in Cheniménil, France.[1] Her grandfather was Italian. Riva was raised and studied acting in Paris.

Riva died from cancer on 27 January 2017 in Paris at the age of 89.[2]

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  1. Kim Willsher "Emmanuelle Riva, 85, star of Amour, tells of her extraordinary life", The Observer, 10 February 2013
  2. "Emmanuelle Riva, French icon who starred in Amour, dies aged 89". The Guardian. 28 January 2017.

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