Emmanuelle Riva Dies: Oscar-Nominated ‘Amour’ Star Was 89

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Iconic French actress and Oscar nominee
Emmanuelle Riva, whose career spanned six decades, has died. Riva passed away Friday afternoon in Paris following a long battle with cancer; she was 89. Consistently an in-demand actress, Riva was best known internationally for two roles that essentially bookended her career. In 1959, she starred in Alain Resnais’ classic Hiroshima Mon Amour, picking up a BAFTA nomination. Fifty-three years later, she played Anne in Michael Haneke’s…