André S. Labarthe

French actor, film producer, film director

André S. Labarthe (18 December 1931 – 5 March 2018) was a French actor, movie producer and director. He starred alongside Anna Karina in the 1962 movie Vivre sa vie (1962).[1] He was born in Oloron-Sainte-Marie, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France. He appeared in many movies directed by Jean-Luc Godard.

Labarthe in 2008

Labarthe was the director of many television documentaries and was known for his work Cinéastes de notre temps. He also starred in L'amour fou (1969), Les Enfants jouent à la Russie (1993) and in JLG/JLG – Self-Portrait in December (1995).

Labarthe died in Paris on 5 March 2018 at the age of 86.[2]


  1. "NY Vivre sa vie". Retrieved 24 January 2010.
  2. Hommage à André S. Labarthe (in French)

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