Patricia Highsmith
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Patrice Leconte
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Romy Schneider
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Rene Clement
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Jeanne Moreau
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Alain Delon

Knowledge Identifier: +Alain_Delon


Alain Delon

French-Swiss actor add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1935.

Countries: France (52%), United States (16%), Italy (10%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Patricia Highsmith, Dalida, Patrice Leconte

Linked to: French Navy, The Smiths, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer




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Alain Delon was born in 1935 add something


In 1956, after being dishonorably discharged from the military, he returned to France add something


Patricia Highsmith - After a 9 January 1956 TV adaptation on "Studio One", it was filmed by René Clément as "Plein Soleil" with Alain Delon, whom Highsmith praised as the ideal Ripley


Bruno Cremer - In 1957, he had a credited role in the movies for the first time in "Send a Woman When the Devil Fails" , featuring Alain Delon


Romy Schneider - In 1958 she met Alain Delon and they became engaged; Schneider moved to France where she made successful and critically acclaimed films with some of the most notable film directors of that era


Women Are Weak - "'Women are Weak"' is a 1958 French-Italian film featuring Alain Delon


On 20 March 1959, Delon was engaged to actress Romy Schneider, whom he met when they co-starred in the film "Christine" add something


Silvia Monfort - She was directed by Roger Planchon at Villeurbanne in 1959 in "Love's Second Surprise" and by Luchino Visconti in Paris in 1961 in "'Tis Pity She's a Whore" beside Alain Delon and Romy Schneider


Women Are Weak - "'Women are Weak"' is a 1959 French-Italian film featuring Alain Delon


In 1960, Delon appeared in René Clément's "Purple Noon", which was based on the Patricia Highsmith novel "The Talented Mr. Ripley" add something


Markovic affair - The "'Markovic affair"' was a political scandal in France in the late 1960s, involving French President Georges Pompidou and movie star Alain Delon


Famous Love Affairs - "'Famous Love Affairs"' is a 1961 French-Italian anthology film starring Alain Delon, Brigitte_Bardot and Jean Paul Belmondo


Nico - In 1962 Nico gave birth to her son, Christian Aaron "Ari" Päffgen, commonly held to have been fathered by French actor Alain Delon


In December 1963, Schneider and Delon decided to break the engagement add something


In 1964, the Cinémathèque Française held a showcase of Delon's films and Delon started a production company, Delbeau Production, with Georges Beaume add something


On 13 August 1964, Delon married Nathalie Barthélemy add something


The Queen Is Dead - The album cover, designed by Morrissey, features Alain Delon from the 1964 film "L'Insoumis"


Larry Collins (writer) - The book was an instant success and was made into a movie in 1966 by director René Clément, starring Kirk Douglas, Glenn Ford and Alain Delon


Jim Jarmusch - The film is considered to be an homage to "Le Samourai", a 1967 French New Wave film by auteur Jean-Pierre Melville, which starred renowned French actor Alain Delon in a strikingly similar role and narrative


In 1968, during the shooting of the film "Jeff", he met French actress Mireille Darc with whom he started a 15-year relationship, lasting until 1982 add something


The couple divorced on 14 February 1969 add something


Jacques Deray - Deray's reputation was established with the 1969 film "La Piscine" which starred Romy Schneider and Alain Delon


Maria Schneider (actress) - Warren Beatty introduced her to the William Morris agency, and her first break came in 1970, when she appeared in "Madly", starring Alain Delon and directed by Roger Kahane


In 1973, he made a duet with the French pop singer Dalida on "Paroles, paroles" add something


Dalida - In 1973, a French version of the Italian song "Paroles Paroles", originally performed by Mina, was recorded by Dalida and her close friend Alain Delon


Mina (singer) - Mina's easy listening duet "Parole parole" was turned into a worldwide hit by Dalida and Alain Delon in 1974


Les Seins de glace - "'Les Seins de glace"' is a 1974 French film directed by Georges Lautner and starring Alain Delon, based on a novel by Richard Matheson


He played Johnston McCulley's popular masked hero in 1975's "Zorro" add something


Roger Borniche - His first set of memoirs, "Flic Story", became the basis of a 1975 film featuring Alain Delon as Borniche, portraying Borniche's real-life pursuit of Emile Buisson


Dune (novel) - In 1975, Jodorowsky planned to film the story as a ten-hour feature, in collaboration with Salvador Dalí, Orson Welles, Gloria Swanson, David Carradine, Geraldine Chaplin, Alain Delon, Hervé_Villechaize, and Mick Jagger


In 1976, Delon starred in Monsieur Klein, which won him the César awards add something


Massimo Girotti - Some of the films he appeared in have been notable, including Joseph Losey's "Monsieur Klein" with Alain Delon and Jeanne Moreau, the 1985 television miniseries "Quo Vadis-", Roberto Benigni's "Il mostro"


Death of a Corrupt Man - "'Death of a Corrupt Man"' is a 1977 French crime film directed by Georges Lautner and starring Alain Delon


Attention, les enfants regardent - "'Attention, The Kids Are Watching "' is a 1978 French drama film starring Alain Delon


Then followed a string of box office failures in the late 1980s and 1990s, culminating in the failure of Patrice Leconte's "Une chance sur deux" add something


Mireille Darc - In the 1980s her career was interrupted by open-heart surgery following a car accident, in which she was seriously injured, and her separation from Alain Delon after fifteen years together


Three Men to Kill - "Three Men to Kill" is the first film of a group of popular movies released in the 1980s and starring Alain Delon, which share a visual and narrative style, followed by "For a Cop's Hide" and "Le battant"


Curd Jurgens - His last film appearance was as Maître Legraine, beside Alain Delon and Claude Jade in the spy-thriller "Teheran 43" in 1981


Shirley Bassey - In 1983 she recorded a duet with Alain Delon, "Thought I'd Ring You", which became a hit single in Europe


Le Battant - "'Le Battant"' is a 1983 French crime film starring and directed by Alain Delon


Our Story (film) - "'Notre Histoire"' is a 1984 French Comedy-drama film starring Alain Delon and Nathalie Baye


Fiona Gelin - Born Bénédicte Gélin and daughter of actor Daniel Gélin, she started her acting career at an early age and made her breakthrough in cinema with the role Inspector Sabine Clément in the 1985 film "Parole de flic" starring Alain Delon


Parole de flic - "'Parole de flic"' is a 1985 French crime film directed by José Pinheiro and produced by and starring Alain Delon


Delon's sunglasses brand became particularly popular in Hong Kong after actor Chow Yun-fat wore them in the 1986 crime film "A Better Tomorrow" add something


Rosalie van Breemen - In 1987, Rosalie met French actor Alain Delon, when she was hired to perform as an extra background singer for one of his video clips


Nico died in 1988, from a bicycling accident add something


In 1990, he worked with auteur Jean-Luc Godard, on "Nouvelle vague", in which he played twins add something


Delon announced his decision to give up acting in 1997, although he still occasionally accepts roles add something


Vanessa Paradis - In 1997, Paradis played in "Un amour de sorcière" with Jeanne Moreau and Jean Reno, before filming "Une chance sur deux", with Alain Delon and Jean-Paul Belmondo


Une chance sur deux - "'Une chance sur deux"' is a French film directed by Patrice Leconte, released in 1998, and starring Jean-Paul Belmondo, Alain Delon and Vanessa Paradis


Delon acquired Swiss citizenship on September 23, 1999, and the company managing products sold under his name is based in Geneva add something


The relationship ended in October 2002 add something


In 2003, the Walter Reade Theater showed a series of Delon's films under the aegis, "Man in the Shadows: The Films of Alain Delon" add something


He was promoted to "Officier" in 2005 add something


In 2009 and 2015, Christian Dior used images of the young Alain Delon and excerpts of his 1960s films The Swimming Pool and The Last Adventure respectively in the Eau Sauvage cologne advertising campaigns add something


Frederique Bel - She later appeared in 2011 in another advertisement for the optical brand Krys with other celebrities, including Alain Delon, Jane_Birkin, Michel Blanc and Frédéric Beigbeder, all stating that before, they had a certain status, but adding that it was before once they have put on their pair of glasses


Rosalie van Breemen - In June 2011, Rosalie van Breemen's son Alain Fabien Delon was indicted after having shot a 16-year-old girl in Geneva, Switzerland, nearly killing her while under the consumption of drugs and alcohol in Alain Delon's apartment


Purple Noon - On December 4, 2012, the Criterion Collection released the high-definition digital restoration of "Purple Noon" on Blu-ray and DVD. Special features include an interview with René Clément scholar and author Denitza Bantcheva, archival interviews with Alain Delon and Patricia Highsmith, the film's original English-language trailer, and a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Geoffrey O'Brien and excerpts from a 1981 interview with Clément


In 2018, after a seven year hiatus, Delon is currently filming La maison vide co-starring Juliette Binoche and directed by Patrice Leconte add something


However in November 2018 the French media announced that the project was canceled add something


At the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, which will be held from May 14 to 25, Delon will be the recipient of a special award for his long standing career in the movies add something


In April 2019, at 83, Delon released a new single add something