Marie Dubois (1937-2014)
East-German postcard by VEB Progress Filmvertrieb, no. 2918, 1967. Photo: publicity still for L'âge ingrate/That Tender Age (Gilles Grangier, 1964) .
French actress Marie Dubois died today near Pau in the South of France. She appeared in several classics of the Nouvelle Vague, like Tirez sur le pianist (François Truffaut, 1960), Une femme est une femme (Jean-Luc Godard, 1961), and Jules et Jim (François Truffaut, 1962). In the 1970s, she worked with a new generation of avant-garde directors, including Claude Sautet. Marie Dubois suffered from multiple sclerosis for many years and had campaigned to raise public awareness about the disease and support for research. She was 77.
Sources: Le Monde, Wikipedia and IMDb