French actor Adama Niane, best known for Lupin (2020‑ ), passed away. The actor turned 56 years old.
Niane played assassin and ex-con Léonard Kone in the hit series on Netflix, which will start in 2021. The actor can also be seen in, among others fuck me (2000) in alex hugo (2014‑ ).
His cause of death has not yet been confirmed.
Fellow Lupine actor Omar Sy writes a tribute to the sad news. “I extend my deepest condolences to the family of Adama Niane, a great actor with whom I had the opportunity and pleasure to play. A man of rare kindness… May his soul rest in peace.”
Get In film director Olivier Abbou shared the sad news on social media, writing: “It is with immense sadness that I learned of the passing of Adam Niane, with whom I had the pleasure of working on the 2 seasons of Maroni and Fury.”
The filmmaker added in French on Instagram: “We have not left each other for 4 years, sharing intense human and artistic adventures at the end of the world, in Guyana, St Pierre and Miquelon. He was dedicated, fiery, talented , powerful. He was my hero, a friend and an accomplice. Go in peace.”
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