Jean-Pierre Bacri

Jean-Pierre Bacri (24 May 1951 – 18 January 2021) was a French actor and screenwriter.

Jean-Pierre Bacri
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Jean-Pierre Bacri in 2007
Born(1951-05-24)24 May 1951
Died18 January 2021(2021-01-18) (aged 69)
  • Actor
  • Screenwriter
Years active1976–2018

He frequently worked in collaboration with Agnès Jaoui.

Life and careerEdit

One of Bacri's earliest film appearances was Subway. He co-wrote with Jaoui Smoking/No Smoking, and co-wrote and starred in Un air de famille, On connaît la chanson, for which he won a César Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in 1998, The Taste of Others and Look at Me. Together, he and Jaoui have won the César Award for Best Writing four times, the Best Screenplay Award at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival[1] and the European Film Awards, and the René Clair Award in 2001.

He died of cancer in 2021 at the age of 69.[2]


As screenwriterEdit

As actorEdit


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Look at Me". Archived from the original on 21 December 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2009.
  2. ^ Grater, Tom^ (19 January 2021). "Jean-Pierre Bacri Dies: French Actor & Screenwriter Was 69". Deadline. Retrieved 19 January 2021.

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