He played in More beautiful life, Sat, Lupine or The SK1 Affair. Actor Adama Niane has died at the age of 56.
This is Olivier Abbou, director of the Netflix film Fury in which the actor stars, who announced the sad news in a message shared this Sunday on Instagram, and relayed by Le Figaro. “We never left each other for 4 years, sharing intense human and artistic adventures at the end of the world, in Guyana, in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon and even in Lille (that is to say!). He was committed, on, whole, talented, powerful. He was my hero, a friend, an accomplice. Go in peace,” the director wrote.
Adama Niane, originally from Paris, has appeared in many television series (Mystery, PJ). He made himself known to viewers by playing the lawyer Sébastien Sangha in around forty episodes of More beautiful life in 2009.
The actor also gave the reply to Mathilde Seigner in the series Sat and starred in detective fiction Mantis broadcast on TF1 in 2017, notably alongside Fred Testot and Carole Bouquet. He also plays the character of Leonardo in the Netflix series Lupine (2021) with Omar Sy. The latter also paid him a vibrant tribute on Twitter.
Interpreter of Guy Georges at the cinema
In the cinema, Adama Niane had interpreted the serial killer from eastern Paris Guy Georges in The SK1 Affair (2014), directed by Frédéric Tellier.
He also starred in fuck me (2000) by Virginie Despentes and The West Indian Gang (2016) by Jean-Claude Barny.