OSCAR- NOMINATED FRENCH ACTRESS
PARIS — Emmanuelle Riva, a French star of screen and stage who was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress in 2013, has died. She was 89.
Riva died Friday afternoon in a Paris clinic after a long illness, her agent, Anne Alvares Correa, told The Associated Press.
Riva was Oscar- nominated for her role in “Amour, “Michael Haneke’s brutal depiction of an aging couple.
With Riva starring alongside another French movie legend, Jean- Louis Trintignant, the film won the Academy Award for best foreign- language film. They played a loving, elderly Parisian couple, one of whom has a stroke.