Oscar-Nominated and Emmy-Winning ‘Big Little Lies’ Director Dies Suddenly at Age 58

Acclaimed film and television director Jean-Marc Vallée was found dead in Canada over the holiday weekend.

The multiple-award winner director, best known for “Dallas Buyer’s Club” and the HBO limited series “Big Little Lies,” was 58, as the New York Post reports. “Dallas Buyer’s Club” was nominated for eight Academy Awards, and Vallée won a Best Director Emmy for “Big Little Lies,” starring Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon. He also directed the miniseries “Sharp Objects,” starring Amy Adams.

The director’s representative confirmed to the New York Post that Vallée died while in his cabin near Quebec City, Canada. His cause of death is not yet known, and it is unclear if he was experiencing any health problems prior to his death.

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