Jalil Lespert pays a moving tribute to his deceased father for his birthday

Jean Lespert died on June 26, 2023. On May 9, 2024, he would have been 82 years old. A very difficult birthday for his son, Jalil Lespert, who paid tribute to him on Instagram.

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It’s been almost a year since Jean Lespert died. The actor, father of director Jalil Lespert, died on June 26, 2023 at the age of 81. His family has been grieving ever since. And this May 9 is a particularly difficult date for her. Jean Lespert was born on May 9, 1942. This day therefore had a bitter taste for Jalil Lespert, who shared a photo of his father on his Instagram account, in the middle of the night: “It’s past midnight, Dad, so it’s May 9th. It’s your first birthday without you. The void you leave is immense. Dad, rest well and guide us as you always knew how to do. I love you”, he wrote. In the black and white photo that he chose to pay tribute to the actor, he appears serious, with a very slight smile. Comments of support flourished under this publication to try to ease the suffering of the actor and director.

Jalil Lespert made his film debut alongside his father

Jean Lespert had notably left his mark on the theater in his time. But in the cinema, he also burst the screen in The Little Lieutenant, by Xavier Beauvois, in 2004. He then acted alongside his two sons, Jalil and Yaniss Lespert, also an actor. We last saw him on stage in 2021 in an adaptation of the novel The fall, by Albert Camus. It was his love for the stage and comedy that pushed his sons to follow the same path. In 1995, Jalil Lespert was cast alongside his father for Laurent Cantet’s short film Beach gamesin 1995. “I did my first casting to help out dad, because the director was looking for a father-son duo, and as I was 16/17, the age of the role… So it’s just a matter of chance, at the beginning !” he confided in 2011.

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Jalil Lespert said goodbye to another of his loved ones very recently

The hard blows pile up for Jalil Lespert. In addition to mourning his father, he must also accept the disappearance of Laurent Cantet, who died on April 25. On Instagram, that day, Jalil Lespert paid tribute to the one who “exchange [sa] life” : “What a shock ! The best always leave too soon. Thank you Laurent, for everything, for your talent, your acute intelligence and your immense sensitivity.”

Article written in collaboration with 6Médias

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