Birth Name: Vincent Crochon
Place of Birth: Paris, France
Date of Birth: 23 November, 1966
Vincent Cassel is a French actor. He is known to English-speaking audiences through his film performances in Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean’s Thirteen, as well as Black Swan.
He is the son of journalist Sabine Litique and actor Jean-Pierre Cassel (born Jean-Pierre Crochon). His brother Mathias is a rapper, with the group Assassin, under the name “Rockin’ Squat,” and his half-sister, Cécile Cassel, is an actress.
Vincent is married to model Tina Kunakey. He has two children with his former wife, Italian model and actress Monica Bellucci; and a daughter with Tina. Beside his native French, Cassel speaks English, Portuguese, Italian, and basic conversational Russian, which he learned for his role in Eastern Promises.
Vincent’s father was born with the surname Crochon, and took Cassel as a stage name.
Vincent’s paternal grandfather was named Georges Crochon (the son of Joseph Crochon). Joseph was the son of Louis François Crochon and Louise Coissard.
Vincent’s paternal grandmother was Marie Louise-Marguerite Fabrègue (the daughter of Leonce Fabrègue and Julie Castain). Leonce was likely the son of Jean Jules Fabrègue and Josephine Villeneuve.
Obituary of Vincent’s father – http://www.nytimes.com