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Jean-Louis Trintignant

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The Resume

    (December 11, 1930-June 17, 2022)
    Born in Piolenc, France
    Appeared in the films 'And God Created Woman' (1956), 'Austerlitz' (1960), 'A Man and a Woman' (1966), 'The Man Who Lies' (1968), 'Z' (1969), 'My Night at Maud's' (1969), 'The Conformist' (1971), 'The Secret' (1974), 'The Passengers' (1977), 'Under Fire' (1983), 'A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later' (1986), 'Three Colors: Red' (1994), 'Fiesta' (1995) and 'Amour' (2012)
    Father of actress Marie Trintignant

Why he might be annoying:

    His affair with Brigitte Bardot during the filming of 'And God Created Woman' broke up her marriage to Roger Vadim.
    He said it was embarrassing to film love scenes with ex-wife Stephane Audrane in 'Bad Girls' (1968) -- made even more awkward because the scenes were directed by Audrane's new husband, Claude Chabrol.
    He turned down the lead role in 'Last Tango in Paris' because he did not want to do the numerous nude scenes.
    He said, 'Americans fascinate me like science fiction fascinates me. I feel as strange among them as I would among Martians.'

Why he might not be annoying:

    His daughter Pauline died from sudden infant death syndrome (1969).
    His daughter Marie was beaten to death by her boyfriend (2003).
    He has worked with most of Europe's leading directors.
    He was named Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival for 'Z' (1969) and won the Best Actor Cesar (the French equivalent of an Oscar) for 'Amour' (2012).

Credit: C. Fishel

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 16 Votes: 68.75% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 7 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 17 Votes: 41.18% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 20 Votes: 55.00% Annoying