Actor and director Robert Hossein is dead

Actor and director Robert Hossein is dead

Violet Field inEntertainmentDec 31, 2020 1 min read0 views

The one who played Joffrey de Peyrac in "Angélique, marquise des anges" died Thursday at the age of 93

He had distinguished himself in the theater as well as in the cinema, as an actor or directing. Robert Hossein died this Thursday morning, at the age of 93. The information revealed by Le Point was confirmed to AFP by his wife, the actress Candice Patou. She said her husband died "in the hospital" after "a respiratory problem".

For the general public, Robert Hossein will remain in particular Joffrey de Peyrac, the lover of Angélique, the "marquise of the angels", in the saga of the same name.

Large-scale staging

Abraham Hosseinoff, his real name, was born on December 30, 1927, in Paris. He has worked as an actor, director, screenwriter, dialogue writer, and director.

In recent years, he had particularly distinguished himself in the staging of large-scale shows, including Ben-Hur, at the Stade de France in 2006, or A woman named Marie, in Lourdes, in 2011.

Robert Hossein has obtained high distinctions. He was made Commander of the Legion of Honor in 2006 and Grand Officer of the National Order of Merit in 2019.