Gérard Depardieu, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Gérard Depardieu

French actor

Date of Birth: 27-Dec-1948

Place of Birth: Châteauroux, Centre-Val de Loire, France

Profession: actor, businessperson, comedian, television producer, voice actor, film director, film producer, film actor

Nationality: Belgium, France, Russia

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Gérard Depardieu

  • Gérard Xavier Marcel Depardieu (UK: , US: , French: [?e?a? gzavje ma?s?l d?pa?djø] (listen); born 27 December 1948) is a French actor.
  • He is one of the most prolific character actors in film history, having completed more than 170 films since 1967.
  • He has received acclaim for his performances in The Last Metro (1980), for which he won the César Award for Best Actor, in Police (1985), for which he won the Volpi Cup for Best Actor, Jean de Florette (1986), and Cyrano de Bergerac (1990), winning the Cannes Film Festival for Best Actor, his second César Award for Best Actor, and his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He co-starred in Peter Weir's comedy Green Card (1990), winning a Golden Globe Award and later acted in many big budget Hollywood movies including Ridley Scott's 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992), Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet (1996), Randall Wallace's The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), and Ang Lee's Life of Pi (2012). He is a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur and Chevalier of the Ordre national du Mérite.
  • He was granted citizenship of Russia in January 2013, and became a cultural ambassador of Montenegro during the same month.

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