May 16, 2022

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Andre Richard, alias Fanfan Dede, is no more

Andre Richard, alias Fanfan Dede, is no more

Actor Andre Richard, best known for his role as Fanfon Dede in Tele-Metropolis in the 1970s, died on April 21 at the age of 84.

Agent Mériem Chaieb confirmed the sad news to the QMI agency. She could not be reached for comment.

Broadcast on Télé-Métropole (now TVA) from 1975 to 1982, “Fanfan Dédé” touched not only Quebec television but also the hearts of thousands of children throughout the province.

“Fanfan Day” and “Monsieur Tranquil” with my childhood Pato … Andre Richard My television dad, I’m not home. Thanks to the fans for taking care of me. This is what I want a fan of for you, “Radio host Danny Berger wrote on Facebook.

“During the Foundation des Artists Reunion I had a lot of fun with Fanfan Day. […] My condolences to parents and friends, “said singer Chantal Lambert.

Prior to the flagship show of his career, Andre Richard devoted himself to the game in many other children’s shows, including “Fanfrell” and “Piccolo”.

From “Fanfan Dédé”, Andre Richard however has moved away from the world of television to the theater and above all to travel.

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