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Yves Montand

Actor
Male
Born Oct 13, 1921
Hometown Monsummano Terme
Died Nov 9, 1991
Death Place Senlis, Oise
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Nationality French
Other Names Livi, Ivo

Yves Montand was an Italian-born French actor and singer.

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CHILDHOOD

1921 Birth Born on October 13, 1921.
1923 1 Year Old Montand was born Ivo Livi in Monsummano Terme, Italy to Giuseppina (née Simoni) and Giovanni Livi, a broommaker. Giuseppina was a devout Catholic, while his father held strong Communist beliefs. Montand's family left for France in 1923 on account of Italy's Fascist regime. … Read More

TWENTIES

1944 22 Years Old In 1944, he was discovered by Édith Piaf in Paris and she made him part of her act. … Read More
1951 29 Years Old In 1951, he married Simone Signoret, and they co-starred in several films throughout their careers.

FIFTIES

1980 58 Years Old …  He was nominated for a César Award for "Best Actor" in 1980 for I comme Icare and again in 1984 for Garçon!

LATE ADULTHOOD

1985 63 Years Old The marriage was, by all accounts, fairly harmonious, lasting until her death in 1985, although Montand had a number of well-publicized affairs, notably with Marilyn Monroe, with whom he starred in one of her last films, Let's Make Love.
1986 64 Years Old In 1986, after his international box-office draw power had fallen off considerably, the 65-year-old Montand gave one of his most memorable performances, as the scheming uncle in the two-part film: Jean de Florette, co-starring Gérard Depardieu, and Manon des Sources, co-starring Emmanuelle Béart. … Read More
1988 66 Years Old Montand's only child, Valentin, his son by his second wife, Carole Amiel, was born in 1988. … Read More
1991 70 Years Old Died on November 9, 1991.
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