Gérard Depardieu
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Biography

Biography

Gérard Depardieu is by far the most famous and busiest French actor. He has had important or lead roles in about 100 films. His wife, son and daughter are also actors.

Filmography

Filmography

1980, The Last Metro
1981, The Woman Next Door
1982, The Return of Martin Guerre
1982, Danton
1982, La Chevre
1986, Jean de Florette
1989, Too Beautiful for You
1989, Camille Claudel
1990, Green Card
1990, Cyrano de Bergerac
1991, My Father the Hero
1991, All the Mornings in the World
1994, My Father the Hero (American Remake)
1994, Colonel Chabert
1995, The Horseman on the Roof
1998, The Man in the Iron Mask
1998, The Count of Monte Cristo
1999, Balzac
1999, Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar
2000, Vatel
2000, 102 Dalmatians
2000, Les Misérables
2001, The Closet

Awards

Nominated for a Cesar (French equivalent of an Oscar) for Best Actor at least 12 times. 
1981, Cesar for Best Actor (French Academy)
1987, Best Actor, British Academy Awards
1990, Best Actor Golden Globe Award
1991, Cesar for Best Actor
1991, Nominated for an Oscar
1993, Best Actor at the Montreal World Film Festival
1994, Cesar for Best Actor 
1997, Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for his overall contributions to the film world
National Order of Merit (France)
Legion of Honor (France)

Related 
Websites

http://www.depardieu.8m.com/
Gérard Depardieu in "Astérix et Obélix"
Gérard Depardieu in "The Return of Martin Guerre"
Gérard Depardieu in "Cyrano de Bergerac"
Gérard Depardieu in "All the Mornings in the World"
Gérard Depardieu in "Colonel Chabert"

 

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