Gérard Depardieu

Adaptable actor who tackled diverse roles.

Gérard Depardieu
Full NameGérard Xavier Marcel Depardieu


Gérard Depardieu is an iconic figure in the French cinema, having established himself as the leading actor of the 80s and 90s and being recognized with the highest French title of "Officier de la Légion d'Honneur". After beginning his career at the Café de la Gare, his popularity grew with his performance in Going Places (1974). He was twice awarded a César as Best Actor for The Last Metro (1980) and Cyrano de Bergerac (1990), with the latter also earning him an Oscar nomination. His talent and legacy have solidified his position as royalty among French cinema.

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  • Golden Globe1991
    Green CardBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical


  • Jean de Florette
  • Empreintes
  • The Stranger
  • The Beaches of Agnès
  • Life of Pi
  • The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Hamlet
  • 1900
  • Shakha Proshakha
  • Les misérables
  • My American Uncle
  • A Pure Formality
  • Danton
  • The Last Metro
  • Lost Illusions
  • La voix des steppes
  • Two Men in Town
  • Napoléon
  • Buffet Froid
  • Paris, je t'aime
  • Camille Claudel
  • The Woman Next Door
  • The Timekeeper
  • My Afternoons with Margueritte
  • Germinal
  • 36th Precinct
  • Uranus
  • Cinéma cinémas
  • Get Out Your Handkerchiefs
  • The ComDads
  • Traffic Jam
  • Concorrenza sleale
  • Ménage
  • Le viager
  • Choice of Arms
  • Capitain Marleau
  • Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero
  • Fahim
  • Ruy Blas
  • Notes of Love
  • Le Late avec Alain Chabat
  • Tutto l'amore che c'è
  • Too Beautiful for You
  • Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra
  • Vatel
  • L'affaire Dominici
  • Carbon
  • Last Holiday
  • The Man in the Iron Mask

Family Tree

From the storied lineage of the Depardieu family, we trace our origins to Gérard Depardieu, the acclaimed actor who rose to fame in the small traveling theatre "Café de la Gare" and Bertrand Blier's Going Places (1974). Guillaume, Gérard's son, was an acclaimed actor in his own right and was married to Elise Ventre before his passing in 2008. Julie, Gérard's daughter, is a celebrated actress and director, boasting a career that includes the films A Very Long Engagement (2004) and Rush Hour 3 (2007). With a career spanning generations, the Depardieu family are truly royalty in the cinematic world.

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