Jean-Paul Belmondo

Born Apr 9, 1933

Jean-Paul Belmondo is a French actor initially associated with the New Wave of the 1960s.

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    Yahoo News - Sep 08, 2016
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    Huffington Post - Dec 29, 2015
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    Yahoo News - Dec 11, 2015
  • Mais Oui: 'man From Rio' Is Stylish, Bond Esque
    USA Today - Aug 28, 2014


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jean-Paul Belmondo.


1933 Birth Born on April 9, 1933.


1949 16 Years Old 1 More Event
Belmondo made his amateur boxing debut on 10 May 1949 in Paris, France, when he knocked out Rene DesMarais in one round. … Read More
1952 19 Years Old From 1952 to 1967, Belmondo was married to Élodie Constantin, with whom he had three children: Patricia (1954–1994), who was killed in a fire, Florence (born 1958) and Paul (born 1963).


1953 20 Years Old Belmondo's acting career properly began in 1953, with two performances at Theatre de'Atelier in Paris, Jean Anouilh's Medee and Georges Neveux's Zamore. … Read More


1964 31 Years Old Belmondo dominated the French box office for 1964 - That Man from Rio was the fourth most popular movie in the country, Greed in the Sun was seventh, Weekend at Dunkirk ninth and Backfire 19th. … Read More
1965 32 Years Old He had relationships with Ursula Andress from 1965 to 1972, and Laura Antonelli between 1972 and 1980.


1986 53 Years Old He was made Chevalier (Knight) of the Ordre national du Mérite, promoted Officier (Officer) in 1986 and promoted Commandeur (Commander) in 1994.
1987 54 Years Old In 1987 he returned to the theatre after a 26 year absence in a production of Kean, adapted by Jean Paul Satre from the novel by Alexander Dumas. "I did theater for ten years before going into movies and every year I planned to go back," he recalled. "I returned before I became an old man." … Read More
1989 56 Years Old In 1989, Belmondo met Nathalie Tardivel, who was 24 at the time; they officially married in 2002.
1990 57 Years Old In 1990 he played the title role in Cyrano de Bergerac on the stage in Paris, another highly successful production. … Read More
1991 58 Years Old He was made Chevalier (Knight) of the Légion d'honneur, promoted Officier (Officer) in 1991 and promoted Commandeur (Commander) in 2007. … Read More


2003 70 Years Old On 13 August 2003, his fourth child, Stella Eva Angelina, was born. … Read More
2008 75 Years Old In 2008, Belmondo and Tardivel divorced. … Read More
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