French film actress Nathalie Delon, the former wife of actor Alain Delon, has died. This was announced by their son Anthony on Instagram.
“Rest in peace, Mom,” Anthony Delon signed the post. At the time of writing the post, the artist’s ex-husband had not commented on the loss. The actress passed away at the age of 79 on Thursday, January 21. The cause of death was not named.
Nathalie and Allen were married for only four years, from 1964 to 1968. She was the filmmaker’s only spouse. Born in the marriage, the heir followed in the footsteps of his parents, also became an actor.
Nathalie Delon came to the cinema thanks to her star husband. They also played together in the crime drama of Jean-Pierre Melville “Samurai” in 1967. The picture was a great success. After the divorce, Nathalie continued to work in the cinema, starring in dozens of films.