Marc de Jonge

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For the Canadian athlete, see Mark de Jonge.
Marc de Jonge
Born Marc Louis Maxime de Jonge
(1949-02-16)16 February 1949
Nancy, France
Died 10 March 1996(1996-03-10) (aged 47)
Paris, France
Years active 1977–1996

Marc Louis Maxime de Jonge (16 February 1949 – 10 March 1996) was a French actor.


Despite being best known for his role as the heartless Soviet Colonel Zaysen in Rambo III, de Jonge had a long and fruitful career. He was in over 50 films, mostly productions from France. He also starred in the famous Steven Spielberg film Empire of the Sun, playing a Frenchman.


The actor forgot the keys to his Paris home in 1996, then he decided to climb the building to be able to go home, but at arrived at the second floor, he slipped and suffered a fatal fall. He was 47 years old.

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