French actors who deceased at age 46

Here are 4 famous actors from France died at 46:

André Berley

André Berley (January 13, 1890 Paris-November 26, 1936 Paris) a.k.a. Andre Berley or André Edmond Obrecht was a French actor.

Berley began his acting career on stage and later transitioned to film in the 1920s. He appeared in more than 60 films throughout his career, often playing supporting roles. Some of his notable film credits include "Napoleon" (1927), "The Chess Player" (1927), and "The Passion of Joan of Arc" (1928), in which he played the role of Cauchon. Berley was also a prolific voice actor, lending his voice to several French-dubbed versions of American films. Despite his successful career, Berley struggled with alcoholism and died at the age of 46 from complications related to his addiction.

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André the Giant

André the Giant (May 19, 1946 Grenoble-January 27, 1993 Paris) a.k.a. Andre the Giant, André René Roussimoff, The 8th Wonder of the World, The Giant, The French Giant, The Gentle Giant, André Roussimoff, Géant Ferré, Giant Machine, Jean Ferré, Monster Eiffel Tower, Monster Roussimoff, "(The) Boss", "The Eighth Wonder of the World", Andre Rousimmoff, Jean 'The Giant' Ferre, Andre Rousimoff or André el Gigante was a French actor and wrestler. He had one child, Robin Christiansen.

He died in gigantism.

André the Giant was born in Grenoble, France and suffered from acromegaly, a hormone disorder that caused his exceptional height, which was 7 feet 4 inches tall and his weight, which ranged from 500 to 600 pounds during his wrestling career. He began his wrestling career in Canada and eventually became a professional wrestler in the United States, gaining international fame in the 1970s and 1980s. He was known for his legendary matches against Hulk Hogan, Big John Studd and other wrestling legends. He also appeared in several movies and TV shows, including The Princess Bride, Conan the Destroyer, and The Six Million Dollar Man. André was known for his kind and gentle personality outside of the ring, and was beloved by his fans and fellow wrestlers. He passed away in 1993 at the age of 46 due to heart failure caused by his acromegaly.

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Louis Salou

Louis Salou (April 23, 1902 Oissel-October 12, 1948 Fontenay-aux-Roses) also known as Louis Vincent Goulven Salou or Salou was a French actor.

Salou was born in the Normandy region of France and began his career on the stage before transitioning to film. He appeared in numerous films from the 1920s to the 1940s, often playing supporting roles. Salou was known for his versatility as an actor and was able to successfully portray characters from different social classes and time periods. He worked with prominent French directors such as Jean Renoir, Marcel Carné, and Christian-Jaque. Despite his success in acting, Salou's personal life was marked by turmoil, including a divorce and struggles with alcoholism. He passed away at the age of 46 from a heart attack.

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Jean Mamy

Jean Mamy (July 8, 1902 Chambéry-March 29, 1949 Arcueil) also known as Paul Riche was a French actor, film producer, theatre director, screenwriter and journalist.

In addition to his various roles in the entertainment industry, Jean Mamy was also involved in fascist politics during World War II. He was a member of the French Popular Party and directed the propaganda film "Forces Occultes," which promoted anti-Semitic and anti-Masonic conspiracy theories. After the war, Mamy was arrested and tried for his collaboration with the Nazis, and he was eventually executed by firing squad in 1949.

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