Catherine Deneuve hospitalized stroke, shortly after wrapping a scene


Catherine Deneuve hospitalized stroke, shortly after wrapping a scene.

French actress Catherine Deneuve has been hospitalized following “a very limited and therefore reversible ischemic stroke,” according to a statement from her family.

The 76-year-old legend reportedly fell ill shortly after wrapping a scene on set of upcoming French feature “De Son Vivant,” and was later admitted to an unspecified Paris hospital, Deadline reports.

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Deneuve’s agent, Claire Blondel, shared that the European star suffered a “no motor function deficit, and must of course take some time off.”

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Often compared to fellow French beauty Brigitte Bardot, the Oscar-nominated actress has been a staple of French cinema since the 1960s, starring in classics such as “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg” (1964), “Repulsion” (1965) and “Les Demoiselles de Rochefort” (1967).

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Deneuve remains one of her country’s most sought-after stars, releasing two films already this year with another, Hirokazu Kore-Eda’s “The Truth,” scheduled to open Christmas Day.


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