December 27, 1948
72 years old
5 ft 11 in | 180.5 cm
95 kg | 209.5 lbs
11 US | 44 EU
Gérard Xavier Marcel Depardieu was born in Châteauroux, France, on December 27, 1948, is an French actor.
Young Gerard Depardieu began his acting career on stage, at the age of sixteen in Paris, with traveling theatre "Cafe de la Gare".
He made his screen debut in short film Le beatnik et le minet (1967) in role as The Beatnik.
He got his television debut in drama film Tango (1970) in role as Edek.
Gerard's breakthrough performance came as Jean-Claude in French comedy drama movie Les Valseuses (Going Places) (1974).
Maigret et la jeune morte (2021) crime in role as Jules Maigret
Twins (2020) horror in role as Bishop Tarcisi, opposite Lars Eidinger and Alessandro Riceci
Home Front (2020) drama in role as Feu-de-Bois, with Catherine Frot and Jean-Pierre Darroussin
Lost Illusions (2020) drama opposite Benjamin Voisin, Xavier Dolan and Vincent Lacoste
Do You Do You Saint-Tropez (2020) comedy crime with Rossy de Palma and Christian Clavier
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Georges Fauré in romantic comedy movie Green Card (1990).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Cyrano De Bergerac in comedy drama film Cyrano de Bergerac (1990) also he won the César Award and a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor.
He won the César Award for Best Actor for his role as Bernard Granger in historical drama film The Last Metro (1980).
He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance as Jean de Florette in period drama movie Jean de Florette (1986).
Life of Pi (2012) adventure drama in role as the Cook
Hamlet (1996) drama thriller opposite Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie and Kate Winslet
1900 (1976) epic historical drama with Dominique Sanda, Robert De Niro and Burt Lancaster
La Vie en Rose (2007) biographical musical opposite Marion Cotillard, Sylvie Testud and Pascal Greggory
The Man in the Iron Mask (1998) action drama with Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons and John Malkovich
Mon Oncle d'Amérique (1980) comedy drama opposite Nicole Garcia and Roger Pierre
Mesrine: Killer Instinct (2008) biographical crime with Vincent Cassel and Cécile de France
The Return of Martin Guerre (1983) biographical crime drama opposite Nathalie Baye and Maurice Barrier
Danton (1983) historical drama with Wojciech Pszoniak and Anne Alvaro
Camille Claudel (1988) drama romance opposite Isabelle Adjani and Madeleine Robinson
1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992) epic historical drama with Armand Assante, Sigourney Weaver and Loren Dean
CQ (2001) comedy sci-fi opposite Jeremy Davies, Angela Lindvall and Élodie Bouchez
Going Places (1974) comedy drama with Miou-Miou, Patrick Dewaere and Christian Alers
Last Holiday (2006) romantic comedy drama opposite Queen Latifah, LL Cool J and Timothy Hutton
The Woman Next Door (1981) romance drama with Fanny Ardant, Henri Garcin and Michèle Baumgartner
A Pure Formality (1994) drama thriller opposite Roman Polanski and Sergio Rubini
He played Obelix in a series of Asterix & Obelix live-action films:
Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar (1999)
Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra (2002)
Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008)
Asterix and Obelix: God Save Britannia (2012)
He won the 7 d'Or Award for Best Actor for his role as Edmond Dantès in a French-Italian four-part miniseries The Count of Monte Cristo (1998).
Les Misérables (2000) French television miniseries in role as Jean Valjean
Napoléon (2002) historical miniseries in role as Joseph Fouché
La Femme Musketeer (2004) Hallmark Entertainment miniseries in role as Cardinal Mazarin
Les Rois maudits (2005) miniseries in role as Jacques de Molay
Marseille (2016-2018) Netflix drama series in role as Robert Taro
Mata Hari (2017) Russian-Portuguese television series in role as Father Bernard
He left school at the age of 13.
He is one of five children.
Studied dancing under Jean-Laurent Cochet.
He is also a fine winemaker.
He was nominated for 17 César Awards.
Became a cultural ambassador of Montenegro in 2013.
He became a Russian citizen in 2013.
Good friends with John Travolta and Robert De Niro.
He was married to Élisabeth Guignot (1970-1996) they had two children: Guillaume and Julie
Has been in relationships with:
Karine Silla (1991) they have one daughter, Roxanne
Hélène Bizot (daughter of anthropologist François Bizot) they have one son, Jean
He dated Clémentine Igou (2005), Carole Bouquet (1997-2005), Karine Silla (1991) and Nastassja Kinski (1983).