Deadline Hollywood reports:
Jean-Paul Belmondo, one of the most iconic French actors of the 20th Century and a leading face of the French New Wave, has died at the age of 88. The actor’s agent confirmed the news to the AFP news agency. French press reported he died peacefully at his home in Paris.
His first collaboration with Jean-Luc Godard came in the 1958 short Charlotte And Her Boyfriend. Shortly after, while having success on stage, he began to be offered lead roles in film, appearing in the 1960 gangster movie Consider All Risks with Lino Venture.
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Jean-Paul Belmondo, star of the iconic French New Wave film “Breathless,” has died at 88. His crooked boxer’s nose and rakish grin made him one of France’s most recognizable leading men. https://t.co/BiFoIXxt9N
— The Associated Press (@AP) September 6, 2021