In Beverly hills, California, died Franco-American actor, star of the era of classic Hollywood Louis Jourdan. The actor passed away at the age of 93, reports TASS.
The greatest popularity of the artist brought the film "Gigi", "the Count of Monte Cristo", "Count Dracula", "Octopussy", "Leviathan".
Beautiful appearance was Jourdan curse: Directors, being natural data, often offered the only artist to the role of romantic guys, lovers and seducers, and not a solid and difficult images. But in the filmography of Jourdan and there are images of kinologiem. So, in 1977, he performed the role of count Dracula in the movie, made-to-order English service Bi-bi-si". In 1983 he became the antipode and the main rival James bond film "Octopussy". The last work in the cinema for the Jourdan became in 1992 the role in the movie "Year of the comet" English directed by Peter Yates.
The future artist was born in 1921 in Marseille in the South of France. He began to appear in European films at the end of the 1930-ies, and in 1947 he emigrated to the United States, where he continued his career. Private first role in the United States, he played in the film of the famous Alfred Hitchcock's "the Case of Paradine" (1947). Global popularity came to an actor in 1958 with the release of a musical picture "Gigi" directed by Vincente Minnelli. For your own creative career Jourdan managed to appear on the screen together with such legends of Hollywood, grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor.