Jean-Marc Vallee Biography – Age, Dallas Buyers Club, Cause Of Death And Net Worth
Jean-Marc Vallée was a Canadian filmmaker, film editor, and screenwriter.
Jean was born on March 9, 1963. He was 58 years old in 2021
Vallée was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, one of four children. He studied filmmaking at the Collège Ahuntsic and the Université du Québec à Montréal
After studying film at the Université du Québec à Montréal, Vallée went on to make a number of critically acclaimed short films, including Stéréotypes (1991), Les Fleurs magiques (1995), and Les Mots magiques (1998).
His debut feature, Black List (1995), was nominated for nine Genie Awards, including nods for Vallée’s direction and editing. His fourth feature film, C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005), received further critical acclaim and was a financial success. Vallée’s follow-up, The Young Victoria (2009), garnered strong reviews and received three Academy Award nominations, while his sixth film, Café de Flore (2011), was the most nominated film at the 32nd Genie Awards. Vallée’s next films, the American dramas Dallas Buyers Club (2013) and Wild (2014) continued this acclaim and the former earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing. He was a Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the Director’s Branch from 2014 until his death in 2021.
Vallée ventured into television by executive producing and directing two projects for HBO, the drama series Big Little Lies (2017) and the thriller miniseries Sharp Objects (2018). For the former, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special.
Vallée was married to Chantal Cadieux for nearly 16 years, from 1990 to 2006, which ended in divorce and had two children, Alex and Émile.
On December 26, 2021, Vallée died at his chalet in Berthier-sur-Mer, Quebec, at the age of 58.
According to reports, his net worth is about $10 million.