Jean-Louis Trintignant

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Jean-Louis Trintignant
Trintignant in May 2012
Jean-Louis Xavier Trintignant

(1930-12-11)11 December 1930
Died17 June 2022(2022-06-17) (aged 91)
Years active1951–2019
Spouse(s)Marianne Hoepfner (m. 2000–2022), Nadine Trintignant (m. 1960–1976), Stéphane Audran (m. 1954–1956)
ChildrenMarie Trintignant, Pauline Trintignant, Vincent Trintignant
Parent(s)Raoul Trintignant, Claire Trintignant
AwardsCésar Award, Cannes Best Actor Award, David di Donatello, Silver Bear, European Film Award

Jean-Louis Xavier Trintignant (11 December 1930 – 17 June 2022) was a French actor, racecar driver, producer and director. He won an César Award for Best Actor as Georges in the 2012 French movie Amour.

In July 2018, he announced his retirement from cinema.[1]

Trintignant was born on 11 December 1930 in Piolenc, Vaucluse, France.[2] He was raised in Piolenc and in Paris. Trintignant was married to Stéphane Audran until they divorced. Then he was married to Nadine Marquand from 1960 until they divorced in 1976. He had three children; including Marie.

In November 2017, Trintignant announced that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer.[3] He died on 17 June 2022 at his home in Uzès, France from problems caused by the disease, aged 91.[4]

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