The difficult 2020 took another life. On the last day of the year, it became known that Robert Hossein, whom everyone remembers from the films about Angelica, passed away. There he played his most stellar role – Geoffrey de Peyrac, Angelica’s husband. When I was offered this role, I was horrified: an old man, a scar and a hump, and I was quite a young man, – the actor himself recalled. – I refused for a long time, but I was persuaded. I even “changed” my character a little: I removed the hump, “rejuvenated” a little. And he brought me popularity. ‘
In the USSR, Ossein was loved with special love. After all, his parents are from Uzbekistan and Ukraine, they lived in Moscow for a long time. Therefore, Robert himself spoke Russian quite well, and when he met with Russian journalists, he spoke to them in “great and mighty” But you should not forget your roots. I feel a longing for my roots in myself. ”
Hossein had a tumultuous personal life. His first wife was Marina Vlady, also “his own” man in Russia. In total, he was married four times, not counting numerous novels. Robert himself said that he was grateful to his fate for the fact that he met only wonderful people on his way.
Hossein died in a Paris clinic. Moreover, the day before, on December 30, he celebrated his 93rd birthday, and the next day he passed away …