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Gérard Xavier Marcel Depardieu (born 27 December 1948) is a French actor, film-maker, businessman and vineyard owner. He is one of the most prolific character actors in film history, having completed approximately 170 movies since 1967. He has twice won the César Award for Best Actor as well as the Golden Globe award for Best Actor in Green Card. After he garnered huge critical acclaim for the title role in Cyrano de Bergerac, which landed him a nomination for an Academy Award, Depardieu acted in many big budget Hollywood movies. He is a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur and Chevalier of the Ordre national du Mérite. He was granted citizenship of Russia in January 2013 and the same month became a cultural ambassador of Montenegro. In 2015 he left Russia declaring that he intends to give up the citizenship and to live in Belgium.
December 27, 1948, Châteauroux, Indre, France
5 ft, 10 in
1974 Going PlacesJean-Claude 1981 Knock on WoodCampana 1983 The ComDadsProducer and Jean Lucas 1992 1492Christopher Columbus 1998 The Man in the Iron MaskPorthos 1999 Asterix & Obelix Take on CaesarObélix 2000 102 DalmatiansJean Pierre Le Pelt 2001 VidocqVidocq 2002 Asterix & Obelix: Mission CleopatraObélix 2006 Last HolidayChef Didier 2008 Babylon A.D.Gorsky 2008 Asterix at the Olympic GamesObélix 2012 Life of PiCook 2012 Asterix & Obelix: God Save BritanniaObélix 2017 CarboneAron GoldsteinLimited to the 15 most popular items