Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933–2021)

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The son of the renowned French sculptor Paul Belmondo, he studied at Conservatoire National Superieur d'Art Dramatique (CNSAD); after the minor stage performances he made his screen debut in À pied, à cheval et en voiture (1957) but the episodes with his participation were cut before release. However, the breakthrough role in ... See full bio »


(age 88) in Paris, France

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 6 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »


Known For

Pierrot le Fou Ferdinand Griffon dit Pierrot
Breathless Michel Poiccard a.k.a. Laszlo Kovacs
Léon Morin, Priest Léon Morin
Casino Royale French Legionnaire


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 2008 A Man and His Dog
 2001 Ferchaux (TV Series)
Paul Ferchaux
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Paul Ferchaux
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Paul Ferchaux
 2000 Amazon
 2000 Actors
Jean-Paul Belmondo
 1999 Frédérick ou le Boulevard du Crime (TV Movie)
Frédérick Lemaitre
 1999 Maybe
 1998 Half a Chance
Léo Brassac
 1997 La puce à l'oreille (TV Movie)
Victor-Emmanuel Chandebise - Poche
 1995 Desired
 1995 Les Misérables
Henri Fortin / Jean Valjean
 1995 One Hundred and One Nights
Professeur Bébel
 1993 Tailleur pour dames (TV Movie)
Docteur Moulineaux
 1992 Stranger in the House
 1990 Cyrano de Bergerac (TV Movie)
Cyrano de Bergerac
 1988 Kean (TV Movie)
 1987 The Loner
Stan Jalard
 1986 Les pros (Short)
Star de cinéma
 1985 Hold-Up
 1984 Happy Easter
Stephane Margelle
 1984 The Vultures
Sgt. Pierre Augagneur
 1983 Le Marginal
Commissaire Philippe Jordan
 1982 Ace of Aces
Jo Cavalier
 1981 The Professional
Josselin Beaumont dit 'Joss'
 1980 Le Guignolo
Alexandre Dupré
 1979 Cop or Hood
Antonio Cerutti / Stanislas Borovitz
 1977 Animal
Mike Gaucher et Bruno Ferrari
 1976 Body of My Enemy
François Leclercq
 1976 The Hunter Will Get You
Roger Pilard, dit l'Alpagueur
 1975 Incorrigible
Victor Vauthier
 1975 The Night Caller
Le commissaire Jean Letellier
 1974 Stavisky
Serge Alexandre Stavisky
 1973 Le Magnifique
Bob Saint-Clar / François Merlin
 1973 The Inheritor
Bart Cordell
 1972 Scoumoune
Roberto Borgo
 1972 Scoundrel in White
Le docteur Paul Simay
 1971 The Burglars
 1971 Swashbuckler
Nicolas Philibert - un candidat au divorce entraîné malgré lui dans la Révolution française
 1970 Borsalino
François Capella
 1969 Love Is a Funny Thing
 1969 God Chose Paris
Le Photographe / Récitant / Présentateur
 1969 Mississippi Mermaid
Louis Mahé
 1969 The Brain
Arthur Lespinasse
 1968 Ho! Criminal Face
François Holin, aka Ho
 1967 Casino Royale
French Legionnaire (as Jean Paul Belmondo)
 1967 The Thief of Paris
Georges Randal
 1966 Is Paris Burning?
Pierrelot - Yvon Morandat
 1966 Tender Scoundrel
Tony Maréchal
 1965 Up to His Ears
Arthur Lempereur
 1965 Pierrot le Fou
Ferdinand Griffon dit Pierrot (as Jean Paul Belmondo)
 1965 Crime on a Summer Morning
 1964 Weekend at Dunkirk
Julien Maillat
 1964 Male Hunt
 1964 Backfire
David Ladislas
 1964 Greed in the Sun
 1964 That Man from Rio
Pvt. Adrien Dufourquet
 1963 Banana Peel
Michel Thibault
 1963 Magnet of Doom
Michel Maudet
 1963 Sweet and Sour
Raymond La Légion
 1963 Mare matto
Il livornese (as Jean Paul Belmondo)
 1963 The Shortest Day
Erede siciliano (uncredited)
 1962 Beach Casanova
Cameo (uncredited)
 1962 Le Doulos
 1962 A Monkey in Winter
Gabriel Fouquet
 1962 Cartouche
Louis-Dominique Bourguignon alias Cartouche
 1961 Riviera-Story
L'homme qui fait du karting
 1961 Un coeur gros comme ça
Un spectateur au match de boxe
 1961 Man Called Rocca
Roberto La Rocca
 1961 Famous Love Affairs
Lauzun (segment "Lauzun)
 1961 Léon Morin, Priest
Léon Morin
 1961 A Woman Is a Woman
Alfred Lubitsch (as Belmondo)
 1961 The Love Makers
Amerigo (as Jean Paul Belmondo)
 1960 Two Women
Michele Di Libero (as Jean Paul Belmondo)
 1960 Lettere di una novizia
Giuliano Verdi
 1960 Love and the Frenchwoman
Gilles (segment "Adultere, L'")
 1960 Trapped by Fear
Paul Frapier
 1960 Classe Tous Risques
Eric Stark
 1960 Breathless
Michel Poiccard a.k.a. Laszlo Kovacs
 1959 The Three Musketeers (TV Movie)
 1959 À double tour
Laszlo Kovacs
 1959 An Angel on Wheels
Michel Barrot
 1958 Charlotte and Her Boyfriend (Short)
 1958 Un drôle de dimanche
 1958 Youthful Sinners
Lou (as J.P. Belmondo)
 1958 Be Beautiful But Shut Up
 1958 Les copains du dimanche
 1957 À pied, à cheval et en voiture
Venin (as J.P. Belmondo)
 1956 Molière (Short)
Le Merluche
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1963 he wrote the book about himself: "30 ans et 25 films". See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 10 Articles | 11 Pictorials | 18 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jean Paul Belmond | J.P. Belmondo | Jean Paul Belmondo | Belmondo


5' 9½" (1.77 m)


Natty Belmondo  (divorced)  (1 child) | See more »


Patricia Belmondo | See more »


Paul Belmondo | Sarah Madeleine Rainaud-Richard


Rosina Cerrito (grandparent) | See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"I don't want to be a flying grandpa of the French cinema" (about his further participation in action films).


Has his look-alike puppet in the French show Les Guignols de l'info (1988). See more »


Has an inimitable smile See more »



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