Ahmed Benaissa was an Algerian actor who died just hours before his film Sons of Ramses was set for a Critics Week premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.
He was 78 years old.
Ahmed Benaissa cause of death
He died from a lengthy illness.
The Algerian Ministry of Culture confirmed his death.
Sons of Ramses will be dedicated to Benaissa during tonight’s Cannes showing, according to MK2 Films, which is managing worldwide sales.
Ahmed Benaissa wife and children
Benaissa was married with children.
None of them are documented as of 2022.
He was a dedicated dad despite his busy schedule.
Ahmed Benaissa net worth
Benaissa was worth 3 million dollars.
I am very grieved by the tragic demise of Ahmed Benaissa, said the film’s director, Clement Cogitore, in a statement.
The film would not exist without him, and words cannot describe our sadness at the film’s Cannes premiere today.
Ahmed Benaissa funeral?
His funerals are yet to be held.