French actresses died because of Drowning

Here are 2 famous actresses from France died in Drowning:

Marie-France Pisier

Marie-France Pisier (May 10, 1944 Da Lat-April 24, 2011 Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer) also known as Pisier was a French actor, screenwriter, film director, writer and television director. Her children are called Iris Funck-Brentano and Mathieu Funck-Brentano.

Pisier began her acting career in the early 1960s, with her breakout role coming in 1962's "The Gentleman from Epsom". She went on to star in numerous French films throughout the 1960s and 1970s, including "Love on a Pillow" (1962), "The War Is Over" (1966), and "Cousin cousine" (1975), for which she received a César Award nomination for Best Actress.

In addition to acting, Pisier also ventured into screenwriting and filmmaking. She co-wrote the screenplay for the 1975 film "Cousin cousine", and in 1984 she directed her first film, "Le Bal". Her second film as a director, "The Governor's Party" (1999), was selected for the official competition at the Cannes Film Festival.

Pisier was known for her intelligence and beauty, and was a muse for several French filmmakers, including François Truffaut and Alain Robbe-Grillet. In addition to her film work, she also wrote several novels, including "Le Temps des amours" (1984) and "Le Mystère Novak" (2007).

Pisier's death in 2011 was ruled a suicide by drowning in her swimming pool. She was 66 years old.

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Katoucha Niane

Katoucha Niane (October 23, 1960 Conakry-February 2, 2008 Paris) a.k.a. Katoucha, The Peul Princess or The Black Princess was a French model and actor. She had one child, Amy Niane.

Katoucha Niane was born in Guinea and raised in Mali. She was one of the few African models to achieve success in the Western fashion industry during the 1980s and 1990s. She worked for many prestigious fashion brands such as Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Lacroix, and Chanel. In 1994, she retired from modeling and wrote a memoir "Katoucha: In My Flesh" which spoke about her personal experiences with female genital mutilation, a practice that is still common in some parts of Africa. After her retirement, Katoucha became an advocate for the fight against female genital mutilation and worked with organizations such as the United Nations to end the practice. Sadly, she was reported missing in January 2008 and her body was found in the Seine River in February 2008. The cause of her death was ruled as accidental drowning.

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