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Remy Julienne’s funeral: Belmondo “deeply saddened not to have been able to come”


The great stuntman was buried Friday in Cepoy, the village of Loiret where he lived all his life. Jean-Paul Belmondo’s lawyer expressed the suffering of the actor, who could not go there “for health reasons”.

Stuntman Rémy Julienne, who died on January 21 as a result of Covid-19 at the age of 90, was buried in Cepoy (Loiret) on Friday, in front of more than a hundred people. The man with 1,400 productions, who notably participated in several James bond, was buried in a blue, white, red coffin, bearing the logo of his production company, a red car taking off.

On the square, a sign illustrated with a photo of Rémy Julienne with Jean-Paul Belmondo welcomed the relatives of the deceased. “It is the last of the der, the ace of the aces of the cascade. Go for it, take off perfectly. As usual, your friend Bébel is looking at you. The angels of the waterfall are waiting for you“, Was it written, signed”The citizens who love you“.

Jean-Paul Belmondo’s lawyer expressed the suffering of the actor, who could not go to the Loiret, “for health reasons“. “Jean-Paul’s pain is deep, (…) because he could not come today“, Testified Me Michel Godest, recalling that the actor, 87 years old, was recovering”eyes closed” at “his friend Rémy»During his stunts.

Alain Delon, Roger Moore and Sean Connery

In tribute to his career, which spanned fifty years and which enabled him to overtake Yves Montand, Alain Delon, Roger Moore or even Sean Connery, in six James bond, the credits of several parts of the adventures of the famous British agent have been released.

About a hundred people came to pay tribute to him. Bernard Menez, Raphaël Mezrahi but also some stuntmen like Mario Luraschi were present in the small church of Cepoy, near Montargis.

Rémy Julienne, native of Cepoy (Loiret), whose “he was the local daredevil», He was reminded during the ceremony, made his debut in cinema in 1964. At the time French motocross champion, he had been approached to overtake Jean Marais on the set of Fantômas. After this first attempt, which will have been a master stroke, for the most prestigious directors and the most famous actors, for more than half a century, he will have become the “mister mechanical waterfallOf world cinema.

Stuntman Rémy Julienne, who died on January 21 as a result of Covid-19 at the age of 90, was buried in Cepoy (Loiret) on Friday, in front of more than a hundred people. GUILLAUME SOUVANT / AFP

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