Jean-Paul Belmondo

1933 - Today

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Jean-Paul Charles Belmondo (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃pɔl ʃaʁl bɛlmɔ̃do]; 9 April 1933 – 6 September 2021) was a French actor, initially associated with the New Wave of the 1960s and a major French film star for several decades from the 1960s. His best known credits include Breathless (1960), That Man from Rio (1964), Pierrot le Fou (1965), Borsalino (1970), and The Professional (1981). He was most notable for portraying police officers in action thriller films and became known for his unwillingness to appear in English-language films, despite being heavily courted by Hollywood. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Paul Belmondo has received more than 1,742,891 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Jean-Paul Belmondo is the 43rd most popular actor (down from 30th in 2019), the 144th most popular biography from France (down from 118th in 2019) and the 4th most popular French Actor.

Jean-Paul Belmondo is most famous for his role in the French New Wave film Breathless.

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Among actors, Jean-Paul Belmondo ranks 43 out of 10,030Before him are Claudia Cardinale, Anthony Quinn, Charles Bronson, Michael Douglas, Vivien Leigh, and Ingrid Bergman. After him are Roger Moore, Ian McKellen, Chuck Norris, Louis de Funès, Harrison Ford, and Maggie Smith.

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Among people born in 1933, Jean-Paul Belmondo ranks 5Before him are Roman Polanski, Akihito, Garrincha, and Karl Lagerfeld. After him are Yoko Ono, Michael Caine, Montserrat Caballé, James Brown, Dalida, Nina Simone, and Claudio Abbado.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Paul Belmondo ranks 144 out of 5,234Before him are Charles VI of France (1368), Jacques Cartier (1491), Hugh Capet (940), François Viète (1540), Edward IV of England (1442), and Évariste Galois (1811). After him are Louis XI of France (1423), Henri Poincaré (1854), Charles Aznavour (1924), Philip V of Spain (1683), William the Conqueror (1028), and Jacques Cousteau (1910).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Jean-Paul Belmondo ranks 4Before him are Alain Delon (1935), Brigitte Bardot (1934), and Sarah Bernhardt (1844). After him are Louis de Funès (1914), Catherine Deneuve (1943), Gérard Depardieu (1948), Jean Marais (1913), Jean Renoir (1894), Jean Gabin (1904), Anouk Aimée (1932), and Philippe Noiret (1930).

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