Luc Besson

AFI Fest 2011 - Special Screening of "The Lady" - Arrivals

Place of Birth: Paris, France

Date of Birth: 18 March, 1959

Ethnicity: French

Luc Besson is a French film director, writer, and producer.

Luc is the son of Danièle Plane and Claude Besson, who both worked as Club Med scuba-diving instructors. He spent much of his childhood traveling with his parents to tourist resorts in Italy, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, and Greece. He moved back to Paris around the time he was eighteen.

Luc is married to film producer Virginie Besson-Silla. Virginie is the sister of actress and filmmaker Karine Silla. Luc has three children with Virginie; a daughter with his former wife, actress Anne Parillaud; and a daughter with his former wife, actress Maïwenn Le Besco. Maïwenn is the sister of actress and filmmaker Isild Le Besco.

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  1. andrew says:

    son of Claude Besson and Danièle Plane.

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