AFP: actor Jean Rochefort

AFP: actor Jean Rochefort

MOSCOW, October 9. /TASS/. French actor Jean Rochefort died on 88-m to year of life. This was reported on Monday, Agence France-Presse with reference to the relatives of the deceased.

According to the daughter of Rochefort, Clemence, her father died in a Paris hospital in the night from Saturday to Sunday. Hospitalized and seriously ill the actor was back in August.

Personage Rochefort

Jean Rochefort was born in 1930 in Paris to the Breton family. In his childhood he had to spend a lot of time on their ancestral homeland in Brittany, and it was there — in Nantes — one of the friends once persuaded him to try his hand at local theater courses. Later, Rochefort returned to the capital, where he received professional education in the famous training Centre for the performance on the street Blanche in Paris, and then studied at the Higher national Conservatory of dramatic art, where his classmates was Claude riche, Jean-Pierre Mariel and Jean-Paul Belmondo.