Ten fun facts about Gérard Depardieu
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Apart from acting Gerard Depardieu has also established his own winery, which is hugely popular. His wine is enjoyed by people all over the world.
In 1992 he served as the President of The Cannes Film Festival.
Gerard Depardieu owns two restaurants in France. They are "La Fontaine Gaillon" and "L'Ecaille de la Fontaine”.
As of 2013, he is the highest paid French actor.Fact 5
Gerard Depardieu is close friends with John Travolta. In 1981 Travolta even asked him to do his voice in the French dubbing of his film “Blow Out”.Fact 6
While filming the 1999 film “Asterix and Obelix Vs. Caesar” in 1999, he was involved in a motorcycle accident that delayed production.Fact 7
He has won two Cesar awards, and nominated for the Oscars twice for his rolesFact 8
For his role in the movie “Green Card” Gerard Depardieu, he won the Cesar Award and the Golden Globe Award for best actor.Fact 9
In 2000 he suffered a heart attack. He had to undergo quintuple heart bypass surgery to treat the health issue. He recovered quickly.Fact 10
In 2012 Gerard Depardieu was kicked off a plane after he got intoxicated and misbehaved on the flight. He fought with the airline for weeks about the negative publicity he received but later admitted to the scene. Go to more people facts ❯
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