Adeline Blondieau, Pierre Cosso, Jennifer Lauret… These names have left their mark on generations thanks to their participation in cult series or sagas such as Sous le soleil, La Boum or Julie Lescaut. But what happens to these stars? Closer takes stock.
Starting with Adeline Blondieau. Interpreter of the unforgettable Caroline in Under the sun from 1996 to 2008, the actress is now 51 years old. And Johnny Hallyday’s former wife left comedy behind to become… sophrologist ! “I admit that changing jobs when I was approaching fifty probably spared me from the violence of the diktats concerning the aesthetics of women on screen. When I was an actress, I felt this pressure from the age of 30. The scrutiny of production to track down wrinkles, the sign of aging”she explained, a few months ago, naturally on her Instagram account.
Interpreter of Philippe, the darling of Sophie Marceau, in The Boom 2, Pierre Cosso is considered the handsome boy of a whole generation. The actor, now 60, lives in Polynesia with his wife, Rautea and their last two children. And he hasn’t really heard from his partners in The Boom 2 as he explained, a few months ago, on the Touche set, not at my post. “She would have had trouble reaching me, since I went around the world in my sailboat, I didn’t have a phone”he confided.
Christophe Rippert disappeared from the radar, Jennifer Lauret still under the light
No one has forgotten Luc, the handsome boy from first kisses. Christophe Rippert, his interpreter, is now 53 years old. Unlike his former partners like Hélène Rollès, the actor has completely disappeared from the radar. But that doesn’t seem to bother him. “At some point, I had gone around my character. Maybe if I had had a role to defend in the cinema, I would have taken up the challenge. But the doors were closed to me, the cinema wasn’t ready to welcome people from series or TV shows. It doesn’t matter, that’s life. Since I like to go towards what I don’t know, I stopped. I I didn’t care to disappear”he explained to Télé 2 Semaines in 2020.
For other stars of cult series, the success continues. This is particularly the case of Jennifer Lauret. Revealed by her interpretation of Sarah, Julie Lescaut’s daughter in the detective series of the same name, the actress, now 42, is enjoying the heyday of tomorrow belongs to us where she plays Raphaëlle.