Ten fun facts about Jean-Paul Belmondo
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Jean-Paul Belmondo was born on 9th April, 1993 in Neutilly-sur Seine, west of the city of Paris in France.
As a young boy he was not very good at academics but he was very interested in playing football and in boxing.
Belmondo eventually made his amateur boxing debut in 1949 in Paris, France and continued his winning streak in boxing, but for a very short time.
Belmondo’s performance in Jean-Luc Godard's movie, Breathless was appreciated and it kick-started Belmondo's acting career.Fact 5
His notable films include Leon Morin, Priest, The Fingerman, Pierrot le fou, That Man from Rio and Stavisky.Fact 6
Belmondo later switched on to stage plays after his roles in films started getting limited to typical and typecast roles.Fact 7
He was made the Knight of the 'Ordre national du Merite' of France and later promoted to Officier and untimately to Commandeur in 1994.Fact 8
Belmondo was also bestowed with the Knight of the 'Legion d'honneur' and promoted to Officier and finally to Commandeur in 2007.Fact 9
He has been given the Career Achievement Award by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association in the year 2010.Fact 10
Belmondo suffered from a massive stroke in the year 2001 after which he limited his appearances in plays and films. Go to more people facts ❯
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