RIP LOUIS JOURDAN.
The French actor with a long Hollywood career passed
away Saturday in Beverly Hills at age 93. He may be best remembered for
his Golden Globe nominated work in the musical "Gigi" (1958) and as the
Bond villain in "Octopussy" (1983).
Over the years, he worked with
directors as diverse as Alfred Hitchcock, Vincente Minnelli, Max Ophüls
and Wes Craven. His leading ladies included Joan Fontaine, Doris Day,
Grace Kelly, and Brigitte Bardot and the played iconic characters on
television like D'Artagnan and Count Dracula. May he rest in peace. Our
thoughts are with his family and friends.