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Jean Rochefort

29 April 1930 to 9 October 2017

A French actor who was best known for starring in sex farces during the 1970s, Rochefort went on to prove his dramatic chops and was nominated for six Cesar Awards, winning for Let Joey Reign Supreme (1975) and Le Crabe-Tambour (1977). His other notable credits included Ridicule (1996), and The Man on the Train (2002).

Read Jean Rochefort's Guardian obituary here.