Accomplished French actor who has appeared on screen for more than 50 years. He became known to American audiences for his Golden Globe-winning performance in the 1963 film, The Leopard. He starred in the famous French film Le Samourai in 1967.
He spent some of his teen years working in a butcher shop before joining the French Navy.
In 1997, he played Xavier Marechal in Death of a Corrupt Man. He often collaborated with famed french director Jean-Pierre Melville.
He has four children and was married to Nathalie Barthelemy from 1964 to 1969.
He acted alongside Burt Lancaster in the Oscar nominated film, The Leopard.