Gérard Depardieu

"Asterix et Obelix: Au Service de Sa Majeste" ("Asterix and Obelix: God Save Britannia") Germany Photocall

Depardieu in 2012, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Gérard Xavier Marcel Depardieu

Place of Birth: Châteauroux, Indre, France

Date of Birth: 27 December, 1948

Ethnicity: French

Gérard Depardieu is one of the most prominent French actors. He is also a filmmaker, businessperson, and vineyard owner.

Gérard is the son of Anne Jeanne Josèphe (Marillier) and René Maxime Lionel Depardieu. He has had two children, actors Guillaume Depardieu and Julie Depardieu, with his former wife, actress, writer, and producer Élisabeth Depardieu; a daughter, actress Roxanne Depardieu, with his former partner, actress and filmmaker Karine Silla; and a son with his former partner Hélène Bizot. He has also become a Russian citizen.

Gérard’s paternal grandfather was Louis Depardieu (the son of Auguste Depardieu and Marie Justine Augustine Guilbaud). Louis was born in Montchevrier, Indre, Centre. Auguste was the son of François Depardieu and Marie Héraud. Gérard’s great-grandmother Marie was the daughter of Alexandre Guilbaud and Madeleine Gâteau.

Gérard’s paternal grandmother was Émilienne Célestine Désirée Foulatier (the daughter of Silvain Foulatier and Amélie Nouhant). Émilienne was born in Montchevrier, Indre, Centre.

Gérard’s maternal grandfather was Xavier Charles Marillier (the son of Marius Xavier Marillier and Marie Lucie Brunet). Gérard’s grandfather Xavier was born in Saint Claude. Marius was the son of Julies Marillier and Marie Gaillard. Gérard’s great-grandmother Marie Lucie was the daughter of Philippe François Célestin Brunet and Marie Clémentine Delavennat.

Gérard’s maternal grandmother was Suzanne Joséphine Lançon (the daughter of Joseph Ulysse Lançon and Marie Virginie Gros). Suzanne was born in Saint Claude. Joseph was the son of François Lançon and Marie Grandmottet. Gérard’s great-grandmother Marie was the daughter of François Gros and Marie Grappin.

Sources: Genealogies of Gérard Depardieu – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Gérard Depardieu (focusing on his father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Gérard Depardieu (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com


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8 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    he is a Russian citizen

    His daughter, Julie Depardieu, is a actress. His son, Guillaume Depardieu, was an actor too.

  2. fuzzybear44 says:

    Come on don’t hold back, tell us how you really feel about him

  3. rafe says:

    This guy has “sexual harasser” written all over him.

  4. andrew says:

    could u add a pic pls?

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