Alain Delon

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Alain Delon (Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon) is a french actor, born on november 8th, 1935 in Sceaux (A suburb of Paris).


Personal life

His parents Edith (pharmaceutical assistant) and Fabien Delon (director of a small neighborhood theater) divorced when he was four.

He is then given to a foster family, where the father is in Fresnes prison guard, allowing him to affirm that he witnessed the execution of Pierre Laval in Court. He is then placed in the catholic pension Saint Nicolas of Issy-les-Moulineaux, where he spent his youth with one of his best friends, Gérard Salomé. He gets fired six times the schools they attend. His mother married second husband Paul Boulogne, a butcher trader Bourg-la-Reine, cleaning him a place in the family home. Alain passes a butcher CAP to resume without any conviction trade stepfather who has sixteen employees.

Alain left school at 14 years old, and in 1953 he served as a fusiller marin in the first Indochina War.

He returned to France in 1956.

In 1957, his new mistress Michèle Cordoba convinces her husband the director Yves Allégret to hire him to shoot his first film "Quand la femme s'en mêle). He played a small role alongside the star Edwige. Then he appeared in the comedy Be beautiful and shut up Marc Allégret, where he met the star Mylène Demongeot and Henri Vidal and another beginner : Jean-Paul Belmondo.

In 1958, he met Romy Schneider on the set of Christine film, directed by Pierre Gaspard-Huit, with his friend Jean-Claude Brialy and Micheline Presle supplements. The thunderbolt is reciprocal. He was twenty-three, she was twenty, they became engaged March 22, 1959 on Lake Lugano in the Schneider's parents house. They embody the beauty, youth, success and become a couple celebrated by the show business and the public. Alain and Romy will be together during more than 5 years. Alain will break up in 1963, and will marry Nathalie one year later. They will have a son, Anthony (september 1964).
 They will divorce in 1968.

Alain met Mireille Darc, they will stay together till 1982.

Alain will marry Rosalie van Breemen in 1987, they will have a daughter (Anouchka, november 1990) and a son (Alain Fabien, march 1994). Their union ended in 2002.




1957 - Quand la Femme s'en mêle (Directed by Yves Allégret)

1958 - Sois belle et tais-toi (Directed by Marc Allégret)

1958 - Christine (Directed by Pierre Gaspard-Huit)

1959 - Faibles femmes (Directed by Michel Boisrond)

1959 - Le chemin des écoliers (Directed by Michel  Boisrond)

1960 - Rocco et ses frères (Directed by Luchino Visconti)

1960 - Plein Soleil (Directed by René Clément)

1961 - Che gioia vivere (Directed by René Clément)

1961 - Les Amours célèbres (Directed by Michel Boisrond)

1962 - L'Amour à la mer (Directed by Guy Gilles)

1962 - L'Eclipse (Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni)

1962 - Carambolages (Directed by Marcel Bluwal)

1962 - Le Diable et les Dix Commandements (Directed by Julien Duvivier)

1963 - Les Félins (Directed by René Clément)

1963 - Mélodie En Sous-Sol (Directed by Henri Verneuil)

1963 - Le Léopard (Directed by Luchino Visconti)

1963 - La Tulipe Noire (Directed by Christian Jacque)

1964 - L'Insoumis (Directed by Alain Cavalier)

1965 - La Rolls Royce Jaune (Directed by Anthony Asquith)

1965 - Les Tueurs de San Francisco (Directed by Ralph Nelson)

1965 - Paris Brûle-t-il ? (Directed by René Clément)

1966 - Texas, nous voilà (Directed by Michael Gordon)

1966 - Les Centurions (Directed by Mark Robson)

1967 - Les Aventuriers (Directed by Robert Enrico)

1967 - Diaboliquement Vôtre (Directed by Julien Duvivier)

1967 - Le Samouraï (Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville)

1968 - Histoires Extraordinaires (Directed by Louis Malle)

1968 - Adieu l'Ami (Directed by Jean Herman)

1968 - La Motocyclette (Directed by Jack Cardiff)

1969 - Jeff (Directed by Jean Herman)

1969 - Le Clan des Siciliens (Directed by Henri Verneuil)

1969 - La Piscine (Directed by Jacques Deray)

1970 - Madly (Directed by Roger Kahane)

1970 - Doucement les Basses (Directed by Jacques Deray)

1970 - Borsalino (Directed by Jacques Deray)

1970 - Le Cercle Rouge (Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville)

1971 - L'Assassinat de Trotsky (Directed by Joseph Losey)

1971 - Fantasia chez les Ploucs (Directed by Gérard Pirès)

1971 - Soleil Rouge (Directed by Terence Young)

1971 - La Veuve Couderc (Directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre)

1971 - Un Flic (Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville)

1972 - Le Professeur (Directed by Valerio Zurlini)

1973 - Traitement de Choc (Directed by Alain Jessua)

1973 - Scorpio (Directed by Michael Winner)

1973 - Les Granges Brûlées (Directed by Jean Chapot)

1973 - La Race des Seigneurs (Directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre)

1973 - Deux Hommes dans la Ville (Directed by José Giovanni)

1974 - Borsalino & Co. (Directed by Jacques Deray)

1974 - Les Seins de Glace (Directed by Georges Lautner)

1975 - Zorro (Directed by Duccio Tessari)

1975 - Le Gitan (Directed by José Giovanni)

1975 - Flic Story (Directed by Jacques Deray)

1976 - Comme un Boomerang (Directed by José Giovanni)

1976 - Armaguedon (Directed by Alain Jessua)

1976 - Monsieur Klein (Directed by Joseph Losey)

1977 - L'Homme Pressé (Directed by Edouard Molinaro)

1977 - Mort d'un Pourri (Directed by Georges Lautner)

1977 - Le Gang (Directed by Jacques Deray)

1978 - Attention, les enfants regardent (Directed by Serge Leroy)

1979 - Airport 80 Concorde (Directed by David Lowell Rich)

1979 - Le Toubib (Directed by Jean Freustié)

1980 - Trois Hommes à Abattre (Directed by Jacques Deray)

1981 - Teheran 43 (Directed by Aleksandr Alov and Vladimir Naumov)

1981 - Pour la Peau d'un Flic (Directed by Alain Delon)

1982 - Le Choc (Directed by Robin Davis)

1983 - Le Battant (Directed by Alain Delon)

1984 - Notre Histoire (Directed by Bertrand Blier)

1984 - Un amour de Swann (Directed by Volker Schlöndorff)

1985 - Parole de Flic (Directed by José Pinheiro)

1986 - Le Passage (Directed by René Manzor)

1988 - Ne Réveillez pas un flic qui dort (Directed by José Pinheiro)

1990 - Dancing Machine (Directed by Gilles Béhat)

1990 - Nouvelle Vague (Directed by Jean-Luc Godard)

1992 - Le Retour de Casanova (Directed by Edouard Niermans)

1992 - Un Crime (Directed by Jacques Deray)

1994 - L'Ours en peluche (Directed by Jacques Deray)

1995 - Les Cent et une nuits de Simon Cinéma (Directed by Agnès Varda)

1997 - Le Jour et la Nuit (Directed by Bernard-Henri Levy)

1997 - Une chance sur deux (Directed by Patrice Leconte)

1999 - Les Acteurs (Directed by Bertrand Blier)

2008 - Astérix Aux Jeux Olympiques (Directed by Frédéric Forestier and Thomas Langmann)