- Category : Entertainment-Actor-Actress
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Duality 1
French actor and romantic lead in a career that lasted little more than a decade. He was usually cast as a suave, sophisticated European lover in a number of "B" movies. Formerly a lawyer, he married Ginger Rogers in 1953 and was cast in a film with her the following year, Twist of Fate. He played the Comte de Provence (later King Louis XVIII) in Jean Delannoy's 1956 film Marie Antoinette Queen of France. In 1957, he received the Golden Globe Award for Foreign Newcomer. His other films included Gigi (1958) and The Hypnotic Eye (1960).
After he left show business he became the head of Revlon's Paris office and of the Perfumes Balmain company. His younger brother Michel became CEO of Revlon six years later. Jacques Bergerac also managed the rugby club Biarritz Olympique from 1980 until 1981.
Bergerac and Rogers divorced on 7 July 1957; he married Dorothy Malone on 29 June 1959, a relationship that lasted for four stormy years and produced two daughters. He died on 15 June 2014 at age 87 at his home in Anglet, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France.