Gérard Depardieu

Gérard Depardieu

actor, producer, director

Gérard Depardieu was born on Dec 27, 1948 in France. Gérard Depardieu's big-screen debut came with Le cri du cormoran, le soir au-dessus des jonques directed by Michel Audiard in 1971, strarring Henri. Gérard Depardieu is known for Lost Illusions directed by Xavier Giannoli, Benjamin Voisin stars as Lucien Chardon, dit Lucien de Rubempré and Cécile de France as Louise de Bargeton. Gérard Depardieu has got 27 awards and 37 nominations so far. The most recent award Gérard Depardieu achieved is El Gouna Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Gérard Depardieu plays is Adieu Paris which will be released on Mar 13, 2023.

Gérard Depardieu was born in Châteauroux, Indre, France, to Anne Jeanne Josèphe (Marillier) and René Maxime Lionel Depardieu, who was a metal worker and fireman. Young delinquent and wanderer in the past, Depardieu started his acting career at the small traveling theatre "Café de la Gare", along with Patrick Dewaere and Miou-Miou. After minor roles in cinema, at last, he got his chance in Bertrand Blier's Les valseuses (1974). That film established a new type of hero in the French cinema and the actor's popularity grew enormously. Later, he diversified his screen image and became the leading French actor of the 80s and 90s. He was twice awarded a César as Best Actor for Le dernier métro (1980) and Cyrano de Bergerac (1990), also received an Oscar nomination for "Cyrano" and a number of awards at international film festivals. In 1996, he was distinguished by the highest French title of "Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur". He married Elisabeth Depardieu in 1971, and they divorced in 1996; she appeared with him in Jean de Florette (1986) and Manon des sources (1986); their children Guillaume Depardieu and Julie Depardieu are both actors.

  • Birthday

    Dec 27, 1948
  • Place of Birth

    Châteauroux, Indre, France
  • Also known

    G. de Pardieu, Жерар Депардье, 제라르 드파르듀, Gerard Depardieu, Gérard Xavier Marcel Depardieu

Known For


27 wins & 37 nominations

El Gouna Film Festival
Winner - Career Achievement Award
Aphrodite Film Awards
Best Actor
Winner - January Edition Award
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