Death of Adama Niane: the actor of Plus belle la vie and Lupine was 56 years old

Actor Adama Niane, who played in Plus Belle la vie, Sam, Lupin, and who played serial killer Guy Georges in The SK1 Affairdied at the age of 56.

A very sad news has fallen. Adama Niane’s family have announced the death of the 56-year-old actor at theAFP. Director Olivier Abbou who had worked with him offered his condolences on his account Instagram: “It is with immense sadness that I have just learned the death of Adama Niane with whom I have the chance to work on the 2 seasons of maroni and Fury. We have not left each other for 4 years, sharing intense human and artistic adventures at the end of the world, in Guyana, in St Pierre and Miquelon and even in Lille (that is to say!). He was committed, on, whole, talented, powerful. He was my hero, a friend, an accomplice“. No additional information has filtered for the moment on the causes of the death of this great actor.

An actor with a fine filmography

Adama Niane, born in Paris in 1966, was a graduate of the Institute of theatrical studies of Paris III. He had started his career by following the courses of Philippe Duclos at the Ateliers du TGP (Ateliers Gérard Philippe) and had performed on stage in playsAlfred de Musset and Marivaux. Frequently he made appearances in series : Julie Lescaut, Mysteries, Commissioner Moulin. In 2009, he landed his first major role in More beautiful life, where he played the character of Sebastien Sangha becoming known to the general public. In 2016, he played the math teacher in the series Sat, then lately, in 2021, he had played Leonardo in Lupine alongside Omar Sy.

At the movie theater, he appeared in 2000 in fuck me, the provocative film by Virginie Despentesand in 2008 in 35 rums by Claire Denis. Adama Niane was best known for his remarkable performance of the serial killer Guy Georgesin the a film by Frederic Tellier, The SK1 Affair, released in 2015. In 2019, he starred in Fury by Olivier Abbou, film available on Netflix.