French actor and singer best known for his role in 1951's An American in Paris.
He debuted as a stage performer in 1937, performing at the famous chanteuse Mistinguett in Paris.
His most famous pop culture moment is his famous "stairway to paradise" solo number in An American in Paris.
He married and had two children with Janine Guyon, a French television producer.
He co-starred with legendary actor and dancer Gene Kelly in An American in Paris.