10 Interesting Gerard Depardieu Facts

Saturday, February 15th 2014. | People

Gerard Depardieu facts give you the ideas of the wonderful actor. This man can be seen in various kinds of movies.  He was very popular around the world with his wonderful face and great acting capability. Find out more about him in the article below:

Gerard Depardieu Facts 1: career

Many people recognize Depardieu as an actor. Actually he was a businessman too. He built his own winery. I do not know whether his winery can produce the best wines in the world. We need to taste it.

Gerard Depardieu Facts 2: restaurant

Besides being a good owner of a winery, he also owned two restaurants. If you want to eat the special food from his restaurant, you have to go to France.  The restaurants are “L’Ecaille de la Fontaine” and “La Fontaine Gaillon”.

Gerard Depardieu Actor

Gerard Depardieu Actor

Gerard Depardieu Facts 3: President of the Cannes Film Festival

One of the film festivals which always gains attention all over the world is Cannes Film festival. It is celebrated in France. Depardieu served as the President of The Cannes Film Festival in 1992.

Gerard Depardieu Facts 4: John Travolta

Depardieu was one of the best friends of the famous American actors John Travolta. In Travolta movie, Blow Out, he asked Depardieu to have the voice role for Travolta part. It was dubbed in French.

Gerard Depardieu Pic

Gerard Depardieu Pic

Gerard Depardieu Facts 5: French actor

There is no need to wonder if Depardieu was the highest paid French actor based on the date in 2013.

Gerard Depardieu Facts 6: award

In the award function, he always gets a good nomination.  For his roles in the some movies, he was nominated twice in Oscar. He could take home two Cesar awards.

Gerard Depardieu

Gerard Depardieu

Gerard Depardieu Facts 7: Asterix and Obelix Vs. Caesar

The production of movie, Asterix and Obelix vs Caesar in 1999 was postponed since the main actor; Depardieu was involved in a motorcycle accident.

Gerard Depardieu Facts 8: a heart attack

Depardieu had to face the health problem.  He had a heart attack in 2000. It led him to have a quintuple heart bypass surgery to fix the health problem.

Gerard Depardieu Image

Gerard Depardieu Image

Gerard Depardieu Facts 9: Green Card

The movie Green Card is one of his best works as an actor. It makes him get the best actor title for the Golden Globe Award and Caesar Award.

Gerard Depardieu Facts 10: the negative publicity

Depardieu was involved in controversial act after he was misbehaved and intoxicated in a flight in 2012.  Then the official kicked him off the plane

Gerard Depardieu

Gerard Depardieu

This incident gave him a negative publicity. Later he admitted about the event. Do you have any objection on facts about Gerard Depardieu?

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