Place of Birth: Algiers, French Algeria
Date of Birth: 24 January, 1950
Daniel Auteuil is a French actor and director, one of the biggest French stars.
He was born in Algiers, French Algeria, North Africa, to Yvonne (Castellan) and Henri Auteuil, and grew up in Avignon and Nancy, France. People of French and other European ancestry who lived in French North Africa were known as Pieds-Noirs (literally Black Feet). Daniel is married to sculptor Aude Ambroggi. He has a daughter with his former wife, Anne Jousset; a daughter with his former wife, actress Emmanuelle Béart; and a son with Aude.
Daniel’s maternal grandfather was Gaston Castellan (the son of Amédée Auguste Castellan and Marie Christine Bezert). Gaston was born in Cairanne. Amédée was the son of Denis Cyprie Castellan and Catherine Perony. Marie Christine was the daughter of Louis François Bezert and Marie Adélaïde Guintrandy.
Daniel’s maternal grandmother was named Fernande Riou.
Source: Genealogy of Daniel Auteuil (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://gw.geneanet.org