Laffin, Dominique

BORN 3 Jun 1952, Saint-Mandé, Val-de-Marne - DIED 12 Jun 1985, Paris: 12e arrondisement
BIRTH NAME Laffin, Dominique Élisabeth
CAUSE OF DEATH mixture of alcohol and pills
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 21)

Dominique Laffin had several small jobs before she started acting. She married the actor Yves Dautin and in 1973 they had a daughter, the politician Clémentine Autain.

She made her first movie "La nuit, tous les chats sont gris" in 1977. She was praised for her part in Jacques Doillon's "La Femme qui pleure" (1979). It earned her a nomination for a César award nomination, but the César was won by Miou-Miou.

In 1985 she suddenly died of a heart attack in her appartment. It was believed that she committed suicide by taking an overdosis of pills and alcohol.


The grave of Dominique Laffin at the Cimetière Montmartre, Paris.
Picture by Androom (20 Feb 2016)


Dominique Laffin - AlloCiné

Laffon, Yolande

Published: 17 Apr 2017
Last update: 19 Apr 2022