Actor Robert Hirsch delivers a speech after receiving the best actor award during the French theatre award ceremony "Les Molieres" in Paris May 14 2007. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer (FRANCE)

He was one of the great figures of French theater. Robert Hirsch died at the age of 92 this Thursday, November 16, after being hospitalized for 48 hours following a fall.

Robert Hirsch lived his passion to the end. At 90, the man of theater performed five times a week at the Comedie des Champs-Elysees, happy to tread the boards once again. It was two years ago: the comedian died Thursday, November 16 at the age of 92, after two days of hospitalization. He had fallen to his home; after 48 hours of convalescence, his heart, ” fragile, has probably dropped ” according to his close friend Jeoffrey Bourdenet who was at his side, whose words are reported by Europe 1.

Robert Hirsch’s career spanned more than 65 years. He has won numerous awards, including a Molière d’honneur in 1992, and a Molière for the best actor in a private theater show for Le Père in 2014, a play by Florian Zeller. He had planned to continue playing until the end of his life. ” I never thought of an end of career, I never said that I would stop at such an age, he confided to the  Parisian there When  I’m two years old, I hate the retreat, the theater is what makes me live, from where came my greatest joys and my greatest disappointments, I was happy for a moment in my private life, but never happened before the theater. “