Louis Jourdan

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Jourdan in 1954

Louis Jourdan (Louis Robert Gendre, June 19, 1921 – February 14, 2015) was a French retired actor. He appeared in The Paradine Case (1947), Gigi (1958), The Best of Everything (1959) and Octopussy (1983). His final movie before his retirement was The Year Of The Comet in 1992.

Jourdan was born on June 19, 1921 in Marseille, France.[1] He studied at the École Dramatique. Jourdan was married to Berthe Frédérique from 1946 until her death in 2014. They had a son, Louis Jourdan, Jr.. Jourdan, Jr. died of a drug overdose aged 29 in 1981.

Jourdan died in Beverly Hills, California at the age of 93.[2]

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