Delon, Alain


Delon, Alain
(November 8, 1935, Sceaux, Hauts-de-Seine, France - )
   A former butcher apprentice in his adolescence and an Indochina War veteran (1953-1954), he starred in almost ninety films from 1957 (Quand la Femme s'en mêle / Godot / Die Killer lassen bitten / UK: When the Woman Gets Confused / Send a Woman When the Devil Fails / US TV: When a Woman Meddles, Yves Allégret, France / Italy / West Germany) to 2008 (Astérix aux Jeux Olympiques / Asterix bei den Olympischen Spielen, Frédéric Forestier, France / Germany) working with such great directors as René Clément (1960 Plein Soleil / Delitto in pieno sole / UK: Blazing Sun / UK and USA: Purple Noon / USA: Lust for Evil, France / Italy; 1961 Che gioia vivere / Quelle Joie de vivre! / UK and USA: The Joy of Living, France / Italy; 1964 Les Félins / UK: The Love Cage / USA: Joy House; 1966 Paris brûle-t-il? / Is Paris Burning?, France / USA), Luchino Visconti (1960 Rocco e I suoi fratelli / Rocco et ses Frères / UK and USA: Rocco and His Brothers, France / Italy; 1963 Il Gattopardo / Le Guépard / UK and USA: The Leopard, France / Italy), Michelangelo Antonioni (1962 L'eclisse / L'Eclipse / UK: The Eclipse / USA: Eclipse, France / Italy), Jean-Pierre Melville (1967 Le Samouraï / Frank Costello, faccia d'angelo / USA: The Godson, France / Italy; 1970 Le Cercle rouge / I senza nome / UK and USA: The Red Circle, France / Italy; 1972 Un Flic / Notte sulla città / USA: Dirty Money / US DVD: A Cop, France / Italy), and Joseph Losey (1972 The Assassination of Trotsky / L'Assassinat de Trotsky / L'assassinio di Trotsky, UK / Italy / France; 1976 Monsieur Klein / Chi è Mr. Klein? / USA: Mr. Klein, France / Italy). He directed a couple of action films. From 1964 to 1968, he was married to actress and directress Nathalie Delon (b. 1941). Their son is actor Anthony Delon (b. 1964).
 Filmography
1981 ◘ Pour la Peau d'un Flic / USA: Whirlpool (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, actor)
1983 ◘ Le Battant / US video: Ice (also co-screenwriter, actor)

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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