- Category : Entertainment-Comedy
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Tension 3
French actor and comedian and writer of his autobiography entitled "Un certain jeune homme" (A Certain Young Man) in which he claimed that he began his acting career at age 12. A graduate of the Paris conservatory, he performed in dozens of films in Europe and in the US. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Inspector Maigret and his films included "Paris Brule-t-il", "Noce Blanche, " William Friedkin's "The Sorcerer" and "Under the Sand" in 2000. He and his wife Chantal, whom he married on December 22, 1984, had two children.
He battled cancer for many years before his death of the disease in Paris on August 7, 2010.