French actors who deceased at age 20

Here are 1 famous actors from France died at 20:

Pierre Blaise

Pierre Blaise (June 11, 1955 Moissac-August 31, 1975 Montauban) also known as Pierre-Marc Blaise was a French actor.

He died in traffic collision.

Pierre Blaise's acting career was relatively brief, but he made a significant impact with his performances. He is best known for his lead role in the controversial film "Lacombe, Lucien" directed by Louis Malle, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 1974 to critical acclaim. Blaise's naturalistic and nuanced performance as Lucien, a farmer who joins the Gestapo during World War II, was widely praised for its authenticity and emotional depth.

Prior to his acting career, Blaise worked as a farmer and mechanic and had no formal training as an actor. He was discovered by Louis Malle while working on a farm near Moissac. Malle was struck by Blaise's raw talent and cast him in "Lacombe, Lucien" despite his lack of experience. After the success of the film, Blaise began working on his next project, "Les Enfants Terribles," but tragically died in a car accident before filming was completed. He was only 20 years old at the time of his death. Despite his short career, Pierre Blaise remains a celebrated talent and is remembered by many as a promising young actor who left a significant mark on French cinema in the 1970s.

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