Ten fun facts about Gérard Depardieu

Fact 1
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.

Fact 2
In 1992 he served as the President of The Cannes Film Festival.

Fact 3
Gerard Depardieu owns two restaurants in France. They are "La Fontaine Gaillon" and "L'Ecaille de la Fontaine”.

Fact 4
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 roles

Fact 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.

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Short about Gérard Depardieu
Is a well-known French born Hollywood actor.

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