Charlotte Valandrey died on July 13 at the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital in Paris. The actress, passed in particular by Tomorrow belongs to us, lived with HIV for several decades and had undergone a heart transplant in June.
The television world is in mourning. Charlotte Valandrey died on July 13 at the end of the afternoon. According to our information, she was hospitalized in intensive care in Paris at the La Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital. She had undergone a heart transplant last June. The actress was 53 years old.
The actress was particularly known for her roles in various television dramas such as that of Myriam, the girl journalist, in Les Cordiers, judge and cop or more recently that of Laurence Moiret in tomorrow belongs to us.
Born in 1968, Charlotte Valandrey was diagnosed with HIV at the age of 17. At the beginning of the years, weakened by her treatment against HIV, the actress suffered two heart attacks. In 2003, she had to undergo a first heart transplant. “Much more than HIV, from which I have never directly suffered, the heart transplant marked my body and turned my life upside down”she wrote in 2011 in her book Of unknown heart. In June 2022, Charlotte Valandrey announced on her social networks that she was again hospitalized while waiting for a new heart. “My heart has reached the end of its course and I am therefore waiting for the one who will be my third heart”, she said on her Instagram account. A few days later, the actress had announced good news with the arrival of this long-awaited heart: “It’s wonderful. Thank you for all your prayers. They heard you. I will never forget it”.
Charlotte Valandrey is dead: a life marked by the fight against HIV
Revealed in her adolescence, Charlotte Valandrey left the family home very early. Calling herself a“carefree”she then has unprotected relations with “an addicted musician, and other at-risk boys”. A few days before her 18th birthday, she learns that she is HIV-positive. In 1999, she met Arthur Lecaisne, with whom she married the same year. In 2000, the actress gave birth to a little girl named Tara. A few months later, the couple divorced.