Élisabeth Depardieu

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Élisabeth Depardieu
Born Élisabeth Dominique Lucie Guignot
5 August 1941 (1941-08-05) (age 75)
Paris, France
Occupation Actress, writer, co-producer
Years active 1967–2004
Spouse(s) Gérard Depardieu
(m. 1971–1996, divorced)
Children 2

Élisabeth Depardieu (née Élisabeth Dominique Lucie Guignot; born 5 August 1941)[1] is a French actress, writer, co-producer, ex-wife of actor Gérard Depardieu and mother of actors Guillaume and Julie.

Personal life[edit]

Élisabeth Dominique Lucie Guignot was born to a well-off Parisian family and married Gérard Depardieu on 19 February 1970. They had two children together, actors Guillaume Depardieu and Julie Depardieu. The couple divorced in 1996.


Élisabeth appeared in two movies with then-husband Gérard Depardieu: Jean de Florette (1986), in which they played husband and wife, and Le Tartuffe (1984). She participated at the 19th Brest European Short Film Festival in 2004 as a member of the jury.

She starred in the film Chevalier (Knight of the Légion d'honneur) in 2008.[1]


Year Film Role Notes
1967 Des garçons et des filles (fr)
1970 Les Aventures de Zadig
1984 Le Tartuffe
1985 On ne Meurt Que 2 Fois
1985 L'amour Ou Presque
1986 Jean de Florette
1986 Manon of The Spring
1995 Le Garçu
1996 Les Aveux De L'innocent
1997 Bouge!
1999 Innocent
2001 Pas D'histoires!
2001 Ceci est mon corps
2002 Mischka
2004 Julie Meyer
2008 Chevalier


  1. ^ a b "Décret du 21 mars 2008 portant promotion et nomination". JORF. 2008 (71): 5024. 23 March 2008. PREX0804596D. Retrieved 22 March 2009. 

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