Peter Bogdanovich (January 6, 82)
American director and actor. He was part of the New Hollywood wave and gained fame with his film The Last Picture Show.
Sidney Poitier (January 7, 94)
American actor of Bahamian origin, Mr. Poitier was the first black actor to win an Oscar for his first role in the feature film Lilies of the Field.
Bob Saget (January 9, 65)
actor and stand up American known for his work in sitcom Full house broadcast on ABC.
Ronnie Spector (January 12, 78)
American singer and leader of The Ronettes
Jean-Jacques Beineix (14 January, 75 years old)
French director (Diva, 37°2 in the morning)
Gaspard Ulliel (January 19, 37)
French actor, he had played in the film Just the end of the world by Xavier Dolan, a role that won him the César for best actor. Died in a skiing accident.
Meat Loaf (January 20, 74)
Famous American rocker known for his album Bat Out of Hell. He had starred in the cult film The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Thierry Mugler (23 January, 73 years old)
French couturier and designer, often called “couturissime”, who reigned over fashion in the 1980s. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts dedicated an exhibition to him in 2019.
Ivan Reitman (February 12, 75)
Canadian director, screenwriter and producer well known for his film Ghostbusters (ghostbusters)
William Hurt (March 13, 71)
American comedian, he won the Oscar for best actor in 1985 for the feature film The Kiss of the Spider-Woman.
Taylor Hawkins (March 25, 50)
Drummer for alternative rock band The Foo Fighters
Michel Bouquet (April 13, 96)
A French actor, he played in the theater and in the cinema from the end of the 1940s. A huge actor, he toured with Jean Anouilh, François Truffaut, Claude Chabrol, Robert Guédiguian, Bertrand Blier and many others. It is his voice that we hear in the famous film Night and Fog by Alain Resnais.
Nicholas Angelich (April 18, 51)
Renowned American pianist
Arno (April 23, 72)
Belgian rock singer, sometimes compared to Alain Bashung or Tom Waits
Naomi Judd (April 30, 76)
American country singer, comedienne and mother of Wynonna and Ashley Judd
Regine (1er May, 92 years old)
Born Régina Zylberberg, Régine was a singer, actress and businesswoman. Nicknamed the Queen of the Night, she will open discotheques bearing her name all over the world.
Vangelis (May 17, 79)
From his real name Evangelos Odysséas Papathanassiou, this Greek composer became known for his pieces of electronic music, as much in the cinema (chariots of fireOscar in 1982, Blade Runner, 1492: Christopher Columbus) than with his solo albums and his collaborations (with Jon Anderson on Friends of Mister Cairo).
Ray Liotta (May 26, 67)
American film and television actor and producer, he was known for his role in Goodfellas by Martin Scorsese.
Jean-Louis Trintignant (17 June, 91 years old)
French actor, he made his mark as much in the cinema as in the theater. Mr. Trintignant has toured with Costa-Gavras, Claude Lelouch, Bernardo Bertolucci, Ettore Scola, François Truffaut and others. Winner of numerous awards, including the César for best actor in 2013 for Love by Michael Haneke.
Peter Brook (July 2, 97)
British director, actor, director and writer. Known as the empty space theorist. Molière for best director in 1991 for Storm of Shakespeare, with whom his work is identified.
James Caan (July 6, 82)
American actor, he played the character of Sonny Corleone in The Godfather.
Bob Rafelson (July 23, 89)
American director, notably of the series The Monkees and feature film Five easy pieces
Paul Sorvino (July 25, 83)
American actor, he notably embodied the character of Paul Cicero in Goodfellas by Martin Scorsese.
Olivia Newton-John (August 8, 73)
British-Australian singer and actress, film star grease alongside John Travolta
Jean-Jacques Sempé (August 11, 89 years old)
French cartoonist and creator of the character of Petit Nicolas
Anne Heche (August 12, 53)
American actress known for her roles in the film Donnie Brasco and the soap opera Another World
Wolfgang Petersen (August 12, 81)
Among other things, we owe this German filmmaker the films Das Boot, troy and The NeverEnding Story.
Charlbi Dean (August 29, 32)
South African actress and model, film star Triangle of Sadness by Ruben Ôstlund, crowned with the Palme d’or at Cannes last May.
Jean-Luc Godard (September 13, 91 years old)
French filmmaker, he is one of the greatest representatives of the New Wave with his film Breathless.
Louise Fletcher (September 23, 88)
American actress, she won an Oscar for her role as nurse Mildred Ratcher in Flight over a cuckoo’s nest by Milos Forman.
Coolio (September 28, 59)
American rapper, he made himself known by the tube Gangsta’s Paradise.
Franco Dragone (September 30, 69)
A Belgian-born director, he has produced several emblematic Cirque du Soleil shows such as O, Saltimbanco, Alegria and La Nouba.
Loretta Lynn (October 4, 90)
American singer described as “queen of country” and known for her hit Coal Miner’s Daughter
Angela Lansbury (October 11, 96)
British-born actress, well known for her role as Jessica Fletcher in the television series Murder, She Wrote
Robbie Coltrane (October 15, 72) British actor, he was known for his role as the half-giant Hagrid in the Harry Potter film series.
Mikaben (October 15, 41)
His real name Michael Benjamin, he was a star of the Haitian music scene. He died in Paris in the middle of a concert.
Julie Powell (October 26, 49)
American food writer, M.me Powell had created a very popular blog based on Julia Child’s recipes, which led to the creation of the film Julie and Julia.
Pierre Soulages (26 October, 102 years old)
French painter and engraver. Known for his experiments with reflections of the color black (outrenoir).
Jerry Lee Lewis (October 28, 87)
American musician and pianist, Lewis was one of the last rock’n’roll greats. Forever associated with the song Great Balls of Firehe had a controversial life, especially when he married one of his cousins who was only 13 years old.
Takeoff (1er November, 28 years old)
American rapper, member of the influential group Migos, killed in a shooting
Aaron Carter (November 5, 34)
American singer, songwriter and rapper. He had enjoyed success with his first albums. Brother of Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys.
Christian Bobin (November 24, 71)
French writer who had a bookstore success with The very low.
Irene Cara (November 25, 63)
American comedian and singer, she won Oscars for songs Famous and Flashdance.
Dominique Lapierre (4 December, 91 years old)
French writer, journalist and philanthropist, he has sold millions of copies of his novels The city of joy and Is Paris burning? (co-signed with Larry Collins).
Kirstie Alley (December 5, 71)
American comedian, she won an Emmy award for her role in Cheers.
Angelo Badalamenti (December 11, 85)
Music composer for several David Lynch series and films
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