Luc Besson Overview

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Born: March 18, 1959

Luc Besson was born in Paris to parents who were scuba diving instructors. From the time he was five, they traveled around the world, and Besson planned to follow in their footsteps by becoming a diver and working with dolphins. Unfortunately, at 17, he had a diving accident which cut his dream short. At 18, he moved back to Paris where he experienced his first taste of television and film. An avid scribbler, he'd written several stories as an adolescent and loved taking pictures, so he... See All


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