JEAN-LOUIS TRINTIGNANT. 90 years old and sick with cancer, Jean-Louis Trintignant is becoming more and more discreet. His ex-wife, Nadine Trintignant, gave scary news.
[Mis à jour le 24 novembre 2021 à 16h18] Jean-Louis Trintignant’s state of health is not reassuring, according to his ex-wife, Nadine Trintignant. Invited in L’Heure des pros on November 24, the one who shared the life of the actor for 16 years (from 1960 to 1976) revealed that he is “not well […] he is losing his sight, he can no longer walk well. No, he is not well, he is bad. ”In this interview, she also mentions the diabetes of the actor, now 90 years old, but completely silent on the cancer from which he has suffered for several years.
In 2018, Jean-Louis Trintignant made a sensational announcement: he revealed he had prostate cancer and then wanted to put an end to his film career. The actor of A man and a woman had revealed at that time that he refused to fight the disease: “I do not fight, I let it be”, he confides at the time in Nice- Morning. Since then, the actor is very rare in the media but his state of health does not fail to worry his fans, as on April 9, 2019: he then answers the questions of Léa Salamé in Stupéfiant, revealing that it was going “not terrible … well what are you going “.
In February 2020, Jean-Louis Trintignant specifies in the columns of Nice-Matin that he did not want to be treated and that he “does not even take treatment”. He now wants to rest: “You know, for 60% of us, we all have cancer. But when we are old, it is not the most serious disease”. The health problems of the actor of Et Dieu … crea la femme are present, but this does not seem to affect him, thanks in particular to the presence of his four grandchildren: “They are wonderful, I adore them. when we have that, we haven’t missed everything “. In the cinema, his last appearance dates back to Happy End, by Michael Haneke, for which he climbed the steps of the Cannes Film Festival in 2017.
Jean-Louis Trintignant was born on December 11, 1930 in Piolenc in the Vaucluse. He is a key player in French cinema and is also known in Italy. He knows the success thanks to the films “And God … created the woman” and “A man and a woman”. He is also known for his high profile relationship with Brigitte Bardot, which caused a stir. Influenced by his uncles, he is also a time racing driver. He is the father of Marie Trintignant, who died in 2003. In 2018, he revealed that he had cancer.
His father, Raoul Trintignant, is an industrialist, SFIO mayor of Pont Saint-Esprit then councilor general of the canton. During the Second World War, he was part of the Resistance and was imprisoned at Les Baumettes until the end of the war. His mother, meanwhile, is shaved for having an affair with a German soldier. In 1944, Jean-Louis Trintignant became passionate about poetry by reading, among others, Jacques Prévert, Guillaume Apollinaire and Louis Aragon. It was in 1949 that he had a revelation, when he attended the play “l’Avare” by Molière, directed by Charles Dullin. He therefore stopped studying law and went to take comedy lessons with Charles Dullin and then with Tania Balachova in Paris. He began his career in the theater with the play “To each according to his hunger” in 1951 then he played in Macbeth by William Shakespeare alongside Jean Dasté.
After a few appearances, Jean-Louis Trintignant made his debut at the cinema in 1956 in “If all the guys in the world” by Christian-Jaque but he met with success with the film “Et Dieu … créa la femme” by Roger Vadim, with Brigitte Bardot. The film is a success and it is propelled to the rank of international star. It was during this shoot that he had a relationship with BB. This relationship causing much ink to flow, his marriage and the marriage of Brigitte Bardot and Roger Vadim burst. She then leaves him to Gilbert Becaud. But the fervor quickly falls, since Jean-Louis Trintignant must do his military service, during this one he completely stops his career as an actor.
After his military service, Jean-Louis Trintignant returned to the theater in “Hamlet” then to the cinema in “Dangerous Liaisons 1960” by Roger Vadim in 1959. He also began an acting career in Italy, playing in Dino’s film Risi “Fanfaron” where he meets success. But it is with the film “A man and a woman” of Claude Lelouch that he regains his status as an international star. This love…