Jean-Marc Vallée Death: Director of ‘Dallas Buyers Club’, Jean-Marc Vallée is dead, Cause of Death

Jean-Marc Vallée Death – Cause of Death: Director of ‘Dallas Buyers Club’, Jean-Marc Vallée has passed away.

Oscar-nominated and Emmy award-winning Canadian filmmaker, film editor, and screenwriter, Jean-Marc Vallée died suddenly from a massive heart attack on Sunday in Quebec City. He was 58 years old.

Vallée’s earliest-known works include five music videos written and directed in August 1985. The music videos were part of a project by Les Productions Perfo 30 to produce 30 music videos in 30 days for a total budget of not over $50,000 CAD.

Vallée’s film, Dallas Buyers Club, which starred Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, and Jennifer Garner was based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a Texas electrician diagnosed with AIDS and given 30 days to live.

The film was released in 2013 to critical acclaim, earning Matthew McConaughey the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor 
and Jared Leto a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor.

The film was nominated for six Academy Awards, including 
Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay, and won the awards for Best Actor for McConaughey, and Best Supporting Actor for Leto, repeating the Golden Globes. Vallée also received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing under his alias, John Mac McMurphy.

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