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Gerard Depardieu - Realistic acrylic painting by the Dutch fine artist Paul Meijering - the Original painting is 90 x 90 cm and for sale
Gerard Xavier Marcel Depardieu (born 27 December 1948) is a French actor, filmmaker, businessman and vineyard owner. He is one of the most prolific character actors in film history, having completed approximately 170 movies since 1967.
He received critical acclaim for his performances in The Last Metro (1980), for which he won the Cesar Award for Best Actor, in Police (1985), for which he won the Venice Film Festival Award for Best Actor, Jean de Florette (1986) and Cyrano de Bergerac (1990), winning the Cannes Film Festival for Best Actor, his second Cesar Award for Best Actor and his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
He co-starred in Peter Weir's comedy Green Card (1990), winning a Golden Globe Award and later acted in many big budget Hollywood movies including Ridley Scott's 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992), Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet (1996), Randall Wallace's The Man in the Iron Mask, and Ang Lee's Life of Pi (2012).
He is a Chevalier of the Legion d'honneur and Chevalier of the Ordre national du Merite. He was granted citizenship of Russia in January 2013 and the same month became a cultural ambassador of Montenegro.
April 28th, 2013
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