Élisabeth Depardieu

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.

Élisabeth Depardieu
Élisabeth Dominique Lucie Guignot

5 August 1941 (1941-08-05) (age 78)
Paris, France
OccupationActress, writer, co-producer
Years active1967–2004
Gérard Depardieu
(m. 1971; div. 1996)
ChildrenGuillaume Depardieu
Julie Depardieu

Personal life

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
1967Des garçons et des filles
1970Les Aventures de Zadig
1984Le tartuffe
1985On ne Meurt Que 2 Fois
1985L'amour Ou Presque
1986Jean de Florette
1986Manon of The Spring
1995Le Garçu
1996Les Aveux De L'innocent
2001Pas D'histoires!
2001Ceci est mon corps
2004Julie Meyer


  1. "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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