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Gérard Depardieu

Young delinquent and wanderer in the past, Gérard Depardieu started his acting career at the small traveling theatre "Cafe 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 Going Places (1974). That film established a new type of hero in the French cinema and the ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 21 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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Stage play: Les Portes Du Ciel, at Théatre De Paris, Paris, France See more »

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6 Interviews | 22 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 21 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gerard Depardieu | Depardieu | G. de Pardieu


5' 10¾" (1.8 m)

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I'm about to stop filming! I'm a guy that is leaving. And for once, I'm not drunk! I've got nothing to lose. I did 170 films, and I've got nothing else to prove. I'm not going to keep up like this for ever. I finish in style with film director Thomas Gilou, who has made lots of successes, and has made a really good film with this Michou d'Auber (2007). I retire in style with this film. It's ... See more »


He became so engrossed in his role of Cyrano de Bergerac (1990) that he refused to shave off his Cyrano beard for a long while after the film was completed. See more »


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