Andrée Damant passed away at the age of 93. The actress was notably noticed in several television series, but also in the cinema by turning on behalf of several great French directors.
Andree Damant is gone, did we learn this Thursday, December 8 In the evening. The actress from Avignon – star of Scenes of households – had just blown his 93 candles two days before and had not ended her career since she had just finished filming the feature film forever with the Egyptian actor and director Aytl Jensen (The fires of love, New York: Judicial Police, Crimson Rivers 2…). The latter announced the bad news on social networks by posting a photo of him holding Andrée Damant in his arms. “I just lost my film grandmother, whom I love very much… I have no words to express my pain… I love you my DD, you will always be in my heart. Rest in peace” he captioned. Since then, journalist and writer Gilles Botineau confirmed the news on Twitter and the actress’ agent posted a photo on Facebook, commenting “Our little Dédée is gone…“.
Andrée Damant traced the wake of a long career in the movie theaterto theater and at the television. Impossible to talk about his filmography without mentioning his first foray through It only happens to others by Nadine Trintignant, in 1971. Almost 20 years later, Andrée Damant played in The glory of my father by Yves Robert, then in several feature films by Mathieu Kassovitz (Métis, Hatred…), The elusive by Christian Gion in 1999 and the following year in the fabulous destiny of Amelie Poulain by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. In total, she participated in fifty films under the direction of several other great directors including Jean-Jacques Zilbermann and Guillaume Canet.
But it’s fine on the boards that she had cut her teethin the early 1960s. Andrée Damant had a great love affair with the theater until 2015, with an adaptation of a work by Giono under the leadership of Jean-Claude Baudracco.
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Viewers also knew Andrée Damant very well. In addition to his appearances in Commissioner Maigret’s investigations in the late 80s/early 90s, Alice Nevers, the judge is a woman and Julie Lescaut more recently, she appeared in the cast of Scenes of households since 2011, in the shoes of Aunt Odette. “The sun in the voice. The sweetness in the heart. I tenderly embrace the memory of you” tweeted his colleague from Scenes of households actor Frederic Bouraly. We also remember her role as Julienne Vidal in the series More beautiful life which has just ended on France 3. It was in 2010.
We should therefore see him again next year in the film. foreverfor a final goodbye…