The French “Le Point” newspaper said that the French comedian and director Robert Aussen passed away a day after he reached the age of 93.
The newspaper stated that he was infected with the emerging corona virus, and indicated that he had this infection, during his last stay in the hospital.
His widow, actress Candice, Pato, told news agencies that he died Thursday morning in hospital due to respiratory problems.
This actor has played more than 100 roles in cinema 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.