Gérard Depardieu is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning French actor. One of France's most prominent actors, his most significant English-language productions include Green Card with Andie MacDowell and 1492: Conquest of Paradise.
Depardieu was born in Châteauroux, Indre, the son of Anne Jeanne Josèphe "Éliette" (née Marillier) and René Maxime Lionel Depardieu, who was a metal worker. He first married Élisabeth (née Guignot), with whom he had two children. Guillaume and Julie. He also has a younger daughter, Roxane, with Karine Silla. He later had an affair Read his whole biography