French actor, director, writer, artist, sculptor, stunt performer.
His real name is Jean Alfred Villain-Marais, but since he is “bad” in French, he removed it from his name.
Born on December 11, 1913 in Cherbourg (France), in the family of a veterinarian, but barely remembered his father: his parents divorced when he was five years old, and the further upbringing of Jean and his older brother fell on the shoulders of his mother, grandmother and aunt. Jean was born from childhood, he remained faithful to his childhood dreams and affections for life. He was an emotional, sensitive and very receptive child. At the age of four, when he first got into the cinema, little Jean dreams of becoming an actor. Continue reading
Christian Jean-Marie Clavier, whom domestic viewers know more as Christian Clavier, was born in May 1952 in Paris. His parents were not people of art and worked in a bank. Christian himself was not particularly interested in art – he was more interested in politics. Therefore, after finishing elementary school, he went to Neuilly-sur-Seine, a commune on the western outskirts of Paris, where he entered the prestigious Lyceum of Louis Pasteur.
After graduating from the Lyceum, where Christian Clavier was carried away by political science and communist ideas (he even joined the ranks of the local Communist Party), the young man went on to study further. He chose the Paris Institute of Politics and was about to become a political scientist. Continue reading
Sami Naseri is a well-known French actor who has become world famous thanks to the role of expressive driver Daniel Morales in 4 parts of the blockbuster Taxi. The real name of the actor is Said, but he took the diminutive by which he was called at home as a pseudonym.
Sami was born in Paris into a large family. His mother, Jacqueline Leroux, was an indigenous Frenchwoman, and his father, Djilali Naseri, was an expat from Algeria. The boy has 6 brothers and sisters. One of the brothers, Larbi, under the pseudonym Bibi Nasseri, also became a famous movie actor in France. Continue reading