Gérard Depardieu Overview

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Born: December 27, 1948

In the small town of Châteauroux in Indre, France, Gérard Depardieu was born the third of six children to a poor sheet metal worker. Depardieu left school at the age of 12 and took up a career as a juvenile delinquent. He left home and lived with prostitutes and was first exposed to the art of acting after tagging along with a friend who was training at the Theatre Nationale Populaire in Paris. Depardieu started his acting career at the small traveling theater 'Cafe de la Gare' along with... See All

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