Canadian film director Jean-Marc Vallée died at the age of 58. The precise cause of his death is yet to be revealed. Learn more about his wife and children and his career in this article. We also address his relationship status before his death.
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Did Jean-Marc Vallée Have A Girlfriend?
Jean-Marc Vallée, after his divorce from his wife, kept his relationship away from the public eyes. Although he might’ve dated someone after the end of his marriage, he maintained his relationship away from the public attention. Since there were no leads on his budding relationships, so we believe he was single at the time of his death.
Who Was Jean-Marc Vallée’s Now-Former Wife?
Jean-Marc Vallée was previously married to his ex-wife Chantal Cadieux. They dated each other in the 1980s. Eventually, in 1990, the couple tied the knots. Their marriage ended in 2006 in divorce after staying together for 16 years.
More about his ex-wife: Chantal was born in Richmond. She earned her diploma in playwriting from the National Theatre School of Canada in 1990. She was one of several young authors who contributed to the Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui’s production of ’38,’ which was based on Shakespeare’s works.
Chantal won the Prix Communication-Jeunesse for his novel ‘Longueur d’ondes.’ She also won the Prix Yves-Sauvageau twice, once for her play ‘Parfums divers’ in 1990 and again in 1991 for ‘Urgent besoin d’intimité.’
‘Annie et ses hommes,’ ‘Tribu.com,’ ‘Hommes en quarantaine,’ ‘Un gars, une fille, Zap,’ and ‘Ent’Cadieux’ are among the television shows for which she has written scripts. She also wrote screenplays for the television series Providence,’ which received multiple Prix Gémeaux nominations.
Did Jean-Marc Vallée Leave Behind Any Kids?
Jean-Marc Vallée and his ex-wife had two children Alex Vallée and Emile Vallée. Following the footsteps of their father, both of his sons worked towards building careers in the movie industry.
Alex has worked as an actor, visual effects, editorial department, and producer. Some of his notable works are Cheval Serpent, Mémoires vives, Ainsi soit-elle (Be her), Starbuck, Providence, Barskins, Clouds, Saens: Runaways, and Big Little Lies.
Similarly, his brother Emile Vallée has also worked in the movie industry. As an editor, he contributed to TV shows and short films such as The Gentle Art of Violence, Ainsi soit-elle (Be her), Big Little Lies, and Sharp Objects. Furthermore, he also worked in the editorial department of the TV shows ‘Sharp Objects’ and ‘Big Little Lies’.
Back in 2015, Emile made headlines in The Hollywood Reporter after brewing a romantic relationship with director Denis Villeneuve’s daughter Salome. Both of them were 19 at the time. Reportedly, they met each other at a Bar in Canada. They got along were able to spend a lot of time together during the recent Toronto Film Festival, where both of their fathers had films screening.
The Vallée brothers also worked with their late father in ‘The Young Victoria’. Emile was further credited for his work in ‘The Gentle Art of Violence.’
Jean-Marc Vallée Cause Of Death
Jean-Marc Vallée died at the age of 58 on 26 December 2021. According to Deadline, he passed away at his cabin outside Quebec City, Canada. His death was confirmed by his publicist, Bumble Ward, who said that it had been unexpected. No further details were immediately available.
Nathan Ross, his producing partner said, “Jean-Marc stood for creativity, authenticity and trying things differently.
Jean-Marc Vallée Net Worth
Jean-Marc Vallée must have a net worth of at least $10 million.
He attended Collège Ahuntsic and the Université du Québec à Montreal where he studied filmmaking. He made his debut in the feature film by releasing “Liste noire,”. The 1995 thriller follows the trial of a judge. The film was nominated for several Genie Awards in Canada. He also co-wrote and directed “C.R.A.Z.Y.,” a coming-of-age film, in 2005.
These two movies helped him earn recognition in Hollywood. In 2009, Jean directed “The Young Victoria.” The film featured Emily Blunt and explored the early years of Queen Victoria’s rule. The movie secured major awards and nominations. Then, he went on to make critically acclaimed “Dallas Buyers Club” in 2013. ‘Dallas Buyers Club” followed a drama based on the true story of Ron Woodroof, a Texas electrician, and rodeo rider portrayed by Matthew McConaughey.
The following year, Mr. Vallée directed “Wild” another film based on a true story. The film starred Reese Witherspoon as the author Cheryl Strayed during a solo hike on the Pacific Crest Trail. The film earned an Oscar nod for Best Actress for Reese.
He directed “Big Little Lies” which starred Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Zoë Kravitz, Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley, and Meryl Streep. The show, set in the rich beach town of Monterey, Calif., received several Emmy Awards and another from the Directors Guild of America for its stinging narrative of violence and class.
How Old Was Jean-Marc Vallée?
Jean-Marc Vallée was born on 9 March 1963. He was 58 years old at the time of death.
Where Was Jean-Marc Vallée Born?
Jean-Marc Vallée was born in Montreal, Canada.
Who Are Jean-Marc Vallée Family Members?
Jean-Marc Vallée has three siblings that survived him Marie-Josée Vallée, Stéphane Tousignant, and Gérald Vallée.
Was Jean-Marc Vallée On Instagram, Facebook?
Jean-Marc Vallée doesn’t have social media accounts on Instagram and Facebook.