French actor Jean-Paul Belmondo (Jean-Paul Belmondo) is one of the great icons of the French film industry. His lawyer and friend Michel Godest announced to the French media that his lawyer and friend Michel Godest said that after a long period of retirement, he died on Monday at the age of 88.
According to Godest, Belmondo, who suffered a stroke in 2001, “quietly” calmed down. He reported the news on the BFMTV television channel in an emotional voice, saying that his death was “the loss of all of France.”
Belmondo became famous with “A bout de souffle” (1960), and worked with several great French directors of “New Wave”, such as Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Trüux Ephesus, Louis Malle or Claude Chabrol in the 1960s.
“The Mississippi Mermaid”, “The Beauty of Women” or “The Thieves of Paris” were his most outstanding films of the time. Little by little, he focused on playing the role of a cheeky seducer and adventurer, even a gangster, using his ex-boxer physique and infectious smile, as “El Magnífico”, “Borsalino” “,” El Profesional “, “The man from Rio” or “Clan Masai”.
In these films, he brilliantly performed his own action scenes without an understudy, further enhancing his adventurous spirit.
He has starred in 92 films, between shorts and small roles. The last time he appeared on screen was in the 2009 short film “Allons-y! Alonzo!”.