He has just taken the big leap in the direction of his friend. On May 31, 2021, Saïda Churchill reported, on social networks, the death of her husband Romain Bouteille. The man of the theater, actor and accomplice of Coluche, died at the age of 84 respiratory failure – according to information from Purepeople. He leaves behind his wife and their son Shams, born in Marseille in 1997. The broken soul, the one who shared his life paid homage to him a few hours after bidding him farewell.
“Here Romain and I have many true friends, writes Saïda Churchill on Facebook. So I announce it to you with sadness because I know how much you love him. Romain left us this evening around 10 p.m.. A dizzying void. 33 years of living with him. Thank you for continuing to love it. He left calmly.“Relatives, in the world of theater and French-style comedy, he had many. After meeting Coluche in 1968, Romain Bouteille had bought a former fan factory, near the Montparnasse tower, to set up the Café de la Gare.