French cinema legend Jean-Louis Trintignant dies aged 91

Trintignant forged an impressive career punctuated by now-classic roles from his breakthrough performance in "And God created Woman” (1956) with Brigitte Bardot, to Claude Lelouch’s Palme d’Or winner “A Man and a Woman” (1966) opposite Anouk Aimée.

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French cinema legend Jean-Louis Trintignant has died at home early Friday in the Gard region of southern France at the age of 91. In 160 roles over a glittering 60-year career, the actor’s subtle, powerful performances and distinctive voice left an indelible mark on French and European cinema, reports FRANCE 24.