Jean-Paul Belmondo obituary

the Guardian -

the Guardian—Star of the French Nouvelle Vague who rose to fame in Jean-Luc Godard’s 1960 masterpiece Breathless Jean-Paul Belmondo, who has died aged 88, was the actor who more than any other epitomised the French Nouvelle Vague. In Breathless (1960), one of the most influential films of the last six decades, the 26-year-old Belmondo played Michel Poiccard, who steals a car in Marseille, kills the policeman who follows him and hides out in Paris with his American girlfriend (Jean Seberg). What struck one...

Where to Stream Jean-Paul Belmondo’s Best Performances. Whether he was doing his own stunts in action films or being nonchalant in literary adaptations, the actor was magnetic.