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Gérard Depardieu (born December 27, 1948; Sound pronunciation) is a French actor. December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... To play the audio file do not click on the -image. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ...


He was born in Chateauroux, Centre, France, the son of a sheet metal worker. His acting career started in the 1970s and by the early 1980s, he was one of the leading French actors gaining much attention for his role opposite Fanny Ardant in François Truffaut' film La Femme d'à côté (The Woman Next Door), and winning his first Cesar Award for Best Actor for his role in Le Dernier métro. For the town in the Hautes-Alpes, see Ch teauroux-les-Alpes. ... Capital Orléans Area 39,151 km² Regional President Michel Sapin Population  - 2004 estimate  - 1999 census  - Density 2,480,000 2,440,329 62/km² Arrondissements 20 Cantons 198 Communes 842 Départements Cher Eure-et-Loir Indre Indre-et-Loire Loir-et-Cher Loiret Centre (Val de Loire) is... Events and trends Although in the United States and in many other Western societies the 1970s are often seen as a period of transition between the turbulent 1960s and the more conservative 1980s and 1990s, many of the trends that are associated widely with the Sixties, from the Sexual Revolution... Events and trends The 1980s marked an abrupt shift towards more conservative lifestyles after the momentous cultural revolutions which took place in the 1960s and 1970s and the definition of the AIDS virus in 1981. ... Fanny Marguerite Judith Ardant (born March 22, 1949 in Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, France) is a French actress. ... François Truffaut François Roland Truffaut (February 6, 1932–October 21, 1984) was one of the founders of the French New Wave in filmmaking, and remains an icon of the French film industry. ... The C sar Award is the national film award of France first given out in 1975. ...


He has been nominated a record-setting 14 times for the Cesar Award as Best Actor. After his first win in 1981, he won a second time in 1991 for Cyrano de Bergerac for which he was also nominated for the 1990 Academy Award for Best Actor. In addition he also earned the following: 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cast overview, first billed only: Gérard Depardieu . ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Academy Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ...

In the 1990s he achieved some fame in North America too. His most significant English-language productions are Green Card with Andie MacDowell and 1492: Conquest of Paradise. The Venice Film Festival (Mostra Internazionale dArte Cinematografica) takes place every year in late August/early September on the Lido di Venezia in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi, in Venice, Italy. ... The palace in which the festival takes place. ... Camille Claudel is a 1988 movie about the life of the 19th century female sculptor Camille Claudel. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Green Card is a film directed by Peter Weir in 1990. ... The Venice Film Festival (Mostra Internazionale dArte Cinematografica) takes place every year in late August/early September on the Lido di Venezia in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi, in Venice, Italy. ... Events and trends The 1990s are generally classified as having moved slightly away from the more conservative 1980s, but keeping the same mind-set. ... World map showing location of North America A satellite composite image of North America North America is the third largest continent in area and in population after Eurasia and Africa. ... Green Card is a film directed by Peter Weir in 1990. ... Andie MacDowell Andie MacDowell (born April 21, American actress and former model. ... 1492: Conquest of Paradise is a 1992 American/Spanish adventure/drama film. ...


Depardieu is the highest paid actor in France, and one of the most powerful within the French film industry. In addition to the nearly sixty motion-pictures he has appeared in, he has also directed and/or produced several major films through his company, "DD Productions".


He also did "Le Retour de Martin Guerre" in 1982. He married fellow actress Carole Bouquet in 1997. Carole Bouquet ( born 18 August French actress. ...


Movies include

2001 film written and directed by Roman Coppola. ... 102 Dalmatians is a 2000 live-action motion picture, produced by The Walt Disney Company and starring Glenn Close. ... The Count of Monte Cristo is a classic adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. ... There have been several movies entitled The Man in the Iron Mask, all based on the final section of the novel The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas, which was itself based on the 18th century myth of the Man in the Iron Mask. ... Élisa is a French movie directed by Jean Becker, starring Gérard Depardieu and Vanessa Paradis. ... My Father the Hero is the English title of a 1991 movie (original French title: Mon père, ce héros), and the title of the 1994 remake of the movie. ... 1492: Conquest of Paradise is a 1992 American/Spanish adventure/drama film. ... Uranus is a 1990 French comedy/drama film with Gerard Depardieu about post-World War 2 recovery in a small French village, as the controlling Communist Party tries to dispose of Pétain loyalists. ... Green Card is a film directed by Peter Weir in 1990. ... Camille Claudel is a 1988 movie about the life of the 19th century female sculptor Camille Claudel. ... Jean de Florette is a novel by Marcel Pagnol, published in 1966. ... The Return of Martin Guerre (Le Retour de Martin Guerre) is a 1982 French film based on a book of the same name (See main article Martin Guerre). ... Movie poster for 1900 1900 (also called Novecento) is a 1976 epic film starring Robert de Niro, Gerard Depardieu, and Burt Lancaster, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. ... Maîtresse DVD Maitresse is a 1973 French movie directed by Barbet Schroeder and starring Bulle Ogier and Gerard Depardieu in an early role. ...

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