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Gérard Depardieu

Gérard Depardieu was born in Châteauroux, Indre, France, to Anne Jeanne Josèphe (Marillier) and René Maxime Lionel Depardieu, who was a metal worker and fireman. Young delinquent and wanderer in the past, Depardieu started his acting career at the small traveling theatre "Cafe de la Gare", along with Patrick Dewaere and Miou-Miou. After minor ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 23 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Creators: The Past (filming)
Master of Faith
 2015 Big House (post-production)
 2015 Le voyage (post-production)
 2014 Sex, kofe, sigarety
He (segment "Two", "Deux")
 2014 Viktor
Victor Lambert
 2014 United Passions
Jules Rimet
 2014 La voix des steppes
 2013 Obsessive Rhythms
Père Villedieu
 2013 Les invincibles
Jacky Camboulaze
 2013 The Mark of the Angels - Miserere
Lionel Kasdan
 2013 Niente può fermarci
Il contadino francese
 2013 A Farewell to Fools
 2013 Turf
M. Paul
 2012 Life of Pi
 2012 Le grand soir
Juvénal, l'homme qui lit l'avenir dans le verre de saké
 2010 Late Love
 2010 My Afternoons with Margueritte
Germain Chazes
 2010 Glenn, the Flying Robot
TV reporter
 2009 In the Beginning
 2009 Coco
Le cardiologue
 2009 Diamond 13
 2008 Les enfants de Timpelbach
Le général Igor
 2008/I Hello, Goodbye
Alain Gaash
 2008 Bouquet final
 2008 The Easy Way
Le parrain des truands marseillais
 2008 Disco
 2007 Michou d'Auber
 2006 Paris, je t'aime
Le patron (segment "Quartier Latin")
 2005 Olé!
François Veber
 2005 How Much Do You Love Me?
 2005 Boudu
 2005 Let's Be Friends
 2004 Changing Times
Antoine Lavau
 2004 Battle of the Brave
Father Thomas Blondeau
 2004 RRRrrrr!!!
Le chef des Cheveux Sales
 2003 The Car Keys
Le fromager
 2003 Nathalie...
 2003 Bon voyage
Jean-Étienne Beaufort
 2002 City of Ghosts
Emile (as Gerard Depardieu)
 2002 Between Strangers
 2002 A Loving Father
Leo Shepherd
 2002 I Am Dina
 2001 Witches to the North
 2001 Vidocq
 2001 CQ
 2001 Unfair Competition
Professor Angelo
 2000 102 Dalmatians
Jean-Pierre Le Pelt (as Gerard Depardieu)
 2000 The Envy of Gods
 2000 Tutto l'amore che c'è
 2000 Mirka
 1999 The Bridge
 1998 Bimboland
Laurent Gaspard
 1998 Notes of Love
Avv. Levi
 1997 XXL
Jean Bourdalou
 1996 Hamlet
 1996 The Best Job in the World
Laurent Monier
 1996 Bogus
Bogus (as Gerard Depardieu)
 1996 Unhook the Stars
Big Tommy Bellaveau (as Gerard Depardieu)
 1995 Le garçu
 1995 Guardian Angels
Antoine Carco / Son ange gardien
 1995 The Horseman on the Roof
Commissaire de Police à Manosque (uncredited)
 1995 Élisa
Jacques 'Lébovitch' Desmoulin
 1994 La machine
Dr. Marc Lacroix
 1993 Oh, Woe Is Me
Simon Donnadieu
 1991 'Merci la vie'
Doctor Marc Antoine Worms
 1990 Uranus
Léopold Lajeunesse
 1989 I Want to Go Home
Christian Gauthier
 1989 Too Beautiful for You
Bernard Barthélémy (as Gerard Depardieu)
 1989 Deux
Marc Lambert
 1986 The Way Out
Clara's father
 1986 I Hate Actors
Un détenu au commissariat (uncredited)
 1986 Jean de Florette
Jean de Florette (as Gerard Depardieu)
 1986 Ménage
 1985 One Woman or Two
Julien Chayssac
 1985 Police
Louis Vincent Mangin
 1984 Rive droite, rive gauche
Paul Senanques
 1984 Fort Saganne
Charles Saganne
 1983 The Moon in the Gutter
Gérard Delmas - un docker hanté par le suicide de sa soeur
 1983 Danton
 1982 Le grand frère
Gérard Berger / Bernard Vigo
 1982 The Return of Martin Guerre
Arnaud de Tihl
 1981 The Woman Next Door
Bernard Coudray
 1980 Je vous aime
 1980 Inspector Blunder
Roger Morzini - l'ennemi public N°1 (as Depardieu)
 1980 The Last Metro
Bernard Granger
 1980 Loulou
 1980 My American Uncle
René Ragueneau
 1980 Temporale Rosy
Raoul Lamarre
 1979 Buffet Froid
Alphonse Tram
 1979 The Dogs
 1979 Traffic Jam
 1978 Die linkshändige Frau
Mann mit dem T-Shirt
 1978 Violanta
 1978 Bye Bye Monkey
Gerard Lafayette
 1977 At Night All Cats Are Crazy
Philippe Larcher
 1977 This Sweet Sickness
David Martinaud
 1977 Baxter, Vera Baxter
Michel Cayre
 1977 The Lorry
 1977 Rene the Cane
René Bornier
 1976 Barocco
Samson / Samson's Killer
 1976 1900
Olmo Dalcò (as Gerard Depardieu)
 1976 The Last Woman
 1976 Je t'aime moi non plus
Le paysan au cheval
 1975 7 morts sur ordonnance
Doctor Jean-Pierre Berg
 1975 Maîtresse
 1975 The Wonderful Crook
 1974 Stavisky...
Le jeune inventeur
 1974 Woman of the Ganges
L'homme de la plage
 1974 The Down-in-the-Hole Gang
Le facteur / The postman
 1973 Two Men in Town
Un jeune truand
 1973 The Dominici Affair
Zézé Perrin
 1973 The Year 01
Un voyageur qui ne prend pas le train
 1973 Expulsion of the Devil
 1972 Scoumoune
Un homme de main / Burglar
 1972 Nathalie Granger
 1972 Killer
Frédo Babasch, le 'mouton' de la Santé
 1972 The Annuity
Victor, le complice de Jo
 1971 A Few Hours of Sunlight
Pierre, le frère de Nathalie
 1971 Cry of the Cormoran
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Other Works:

Book: "Lettres volées". Paris: JC Lattès. ISBN 2709607433 See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 23 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 22 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gerard Depardieu | Depardieu | G. de Pardieu


5' 10¾" (1.8 m)

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The relationship between an actor and a director is like a love story between a man and a woman. I'm sure sometimes I'm the woman. See more »


Was considered for the role of Max in Sergio Leone's gangster epic Once Upon a Time in America (1984). Depardieu said he was willing to perfect an American accent in order to play the role, but instead James Woods was cast. See more »


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