OREANDA-NEWS. The director of the film Dallas Buyers Club Jean-Marc Vallee has died at the age of 58. The death of the cinematographer became known on December 26. This is reported by Deadline. «Jean-Marc Vallee died suddenly at the age of 58. The Canadian screenwriter, director, editor and producer won the Emmy Awards and the DGA Award for Big Little Lies», the report says.

The circumstances and causes of the celebrity's death are not specified, but the article says that he died at his home near Quebec. His family and friends have not yet recovered from the shock. «He was also an extremely caring person who put his whole self together with every actor he directed. We are shocked by the news of his sudden death and express our sincere condolences», the HBO statement reads.

Vallee was born on March 9, 1963 in Montreal. He studied cinematography at the university. In the 80s he shot music videos. In the early 90s, he produced a number of films that received good reviews from critics. Since the mid-90s he was the director of TV series and feature films.