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Who is Alain Delon?

Alain Delon: Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon is a French actor and businessman, with French-Swiss dual citizenship since 1999. He rose quickly to stardom, and by the age of 23 was already being compared with French actors such as Gérard Philipe and Jean Marais, as well as American actor James Dean. He was even called the male Brigitte Bardot. Over the course of his career, Delon has worked with many well-known directors, including Luchino Visconti, Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Melville, Michelangelo Antonioni and Louis Malle.

  • also known as Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon, A. Delon, The Male Brigitte Bardot, Fabien-Alain Delon
  • born on (80 years ago) in Sceaux, child of Édith Arnold and Fabien Delon
  • ethnicity: French people, Corsicans
  • nationality: France, Switzerland
  • profession: Actor, film producer, screenwriter, film director, soldier, singer, television producer
  • member of musical group Les Enfoirés in
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  1. Alain Delon is a fictional character from the 2000 film Actors.
  2. Alain Delon is a fictional character from the 2012 film Happy New Year, Mommies!.

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Google previewAtlas of Emotion (2002)

Journeys in Art, Architecture, and Film by Giuliana Bruno

Here, Alain Delon is a lonesome outlaw, a border- crossing character who at once embodies a samurai, a western persona, and the urban version of the lonesome executioner produced by film noir. This pastiched urban cowboy looks back to ...

Google previewDoug Pratt's DVD (2005)

Movies, Television, Music, Art, Adult, and More! by Douglas Pratt

Alain Delon is a parolee planning a jewel robbery who meets an escaped convict by chance and invites him in on the heist in the 1970 Jean-Pierre Melville film. Gian Maria Volonté and Yves Montand co- star, with André Bourvil as the cop ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Film Noir (2010)

by Andrew Spicer

Alain Delon was ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary of Film (2014)

Sixth Edition by David Thomson

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Martial Arts Movies (1995)

by Bill Palmer, Karen Palmer, Ric Meyers

Dir: Jean-Pierre Melville; Cast: Alain Delon, Francois Pericr, Nathalie Delon. Cathy Rosier, Jacques Le Roy; 95 min. Produced in France. An atmospheric thriller with little dialogue about a hired hitman (Alain Delon) in love with a woman who ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Twentieth-Century African History (2005)

by Dickson Eyoh, Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

Features might include HighNoon, starring GaryCooper, Italian spaghetti westerns like The Good,theBad andthe Ugly, or French thrillers such as A Bout de souffle, starring Alain Delon. Tomigrant urban African audiences, the documentaries ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Popular Fiction (2015)

by Geoff Hamilton, Brian Jones

andstarred Alain Delon asTom; Dennis Hopper ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Boxing (2013)

by John Grasso

Wayne Lalo Rios Coley Wallace Bob Hope Jack Warner Marlon Brando Frank Silvera Humphrey Bogart Paul Douglas Paul Newman Tony Curtis Audie Murphy Cameron Mitchell Alain Delon Elvis Presley Anthony Quinn Belarmino Fragoso ...

Google previewThe Rock Snob's Dictionary (2005)

An Essential Lexicon Of Rockological Knowledge by David Kamp, Steven Daly

too, was hooked on heroin, and claimed a roster of conquests that overlaps with and arguably bests Faithfull's, its number including Jim Morrison, Bob Dylan, Jackson Browne, Brian Jones, Alain Delon, Iggy Pop, John Gale, and Lou Reed.

Google previewPennsylvania Biographical Dictionary (1999)

by Jan Onofrio

Urged by French actor Alain Delon, Bronson left Hollywood for France and costarred with him in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Gothic (2015)

by William Hughes, David Punter, Andrew Smith

staged Alain Delon as a filmmaker struggling against Death in order to ...

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I knew everything and received everything. But real happiness, is giving. (Alain Delon)
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