Jean-Paul Vignon Dies: Singer, Soap Star, TV & Movie Actor Was 89

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Jean-Paul Vignon, a prolific French vocalist and actor who voiced one of the Merry Men in Shrek and narrated the rom-com 500 Days of Summer, has died. He was 89.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the family of the star revealed he died of liver cancer in Beverly Hills, California, on Friday, March 22.

“Jean-Paul will be lovingly remembered for his love of life, his devotion to his friends and loved ones, and his amazing ability to capture an audience and endlessly entertain,” said a statement on a Facebook page for Vignon. “May his light and life be a reminder to all to enjoy every moment. This page will be left open for all to share their memories and stories of Jean-Paul.”