“Le Point” newspaper said that the French actor and director Robert Aussen died one day after he turned 93.
The newspaper stated that he was infected with the emerging corona virus. She indicated that he had contracted this infection during his last stay in the hospital.
His widow, actress Candice, Pato, told AFP that he died Thursday morning in hospital due to respiratory problems.
This actor has played more than 100 roles in film and television, and has worked as a director and screenwriter in about 20 films.
Hussain is best known as Count Geoffrey de Perak of Toulouse in the film version of Angelica.