Jacques D'Azur (5 titles)
Jacques DíAzur the renowned producer and acclaimed King of Cannes was reported lost at sea on his yacht near Tahiti, on his traditional pre-Cannes film festival vacation. He was 70.
Armed with a winning smile and hypnotic charisma, Jacques DíAzur was the movie starís movie star. While most actors only played at being suave, charming, desirable leads, Jacques DíAzur actually was.
His rise to legend coincided with the rise of the Nouvelle Vague film movement and the worldwide importance of his hometown Cannes and its film festival.