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Jean Gabin

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Born May 17, 1904

Jean Gabin was a French actor and sometime singer.

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CHILDHOOD

1904 Birth Born in 1904.

TWENTIES

1928 24 Years Old His performances started getting noticed, and better stage roles came along that led to parts in two silent films in 1928.
1930 26 Years Old Two years later, he easily made the transition to talkies in a 1930 Pathé Frères production titled Chacun sa Chance. … Read More

THIRTIES

1934 30 Years Old However, he only gained real recognition for his performance in, a 1934 production directed by Julien Duvivier.
1936 32 Years Old Cast as a romantic hero in a 1936 war drama titled La Bandera, this second Duvivier-directed film established Gabin as a major star. … Read More
1939 35 Years Old Divorced from his second wife in 1939, during his time in Hollywood, Gabin began a torrid romance with actress Marlene Dietrich. … Read More

FORTIES

1946 42 Years Old In 1946, Gabin was hired by Marcel Carné to star in the film, Les Portes de la Nuit, but his conduct got him fired again. … Read More
1947 43 Years Old Following another box office failure in 1947, Gabin returned to the stage, but there too, the production was another financial disaster.
1949 45 Years Old Nevertheless, he was cast in the lead role of the 1949 René Clément film Au-Delà Des Grilles that won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. … Read More

FIFTIES

1954 50 Years Old Gabin's career seemed headed for oblivion. However, he made a comeback in the 1954 film, Touchez pas au grisbi (Don't Touch the Loot). … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1976 73 Years Old Died on November 15, 1976.
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