Jean-Louis Trintignant

About Jean-Louis Trintignant

Who is it?: Actor, Writer, Director
Birth Day: December 11, 1930
Birth Place:  Piolenc, Vaucluse, France, France
Birth Sign: Capricorn
Occupation: Actor, screenwriter, director
Years active: 1951–present
Spouse(s): Stéphane Audran (div.) Nadine Marquand (div.)
Children: 3, including Marie Trintignant

Jean-Louis Trintignant Net Worth

Jean-Louis Trintignant was born on December 11, 1930 in  Piolenc, Vaucluse, France, France, is Actor, Writer, Director. Born 1930 in Piolenc in south France as son of a wealthy industrialist. Studied law in Aix-en-Provence. Started theatrical acting in 1950, but was regarded untalented at first, until Roger Vadim discovered him for the movies. When the press stalked him 1956 because of rumors of an affair with Brigitte Bardot his partner in Et Dieu... créa la femme (1956), he fled into the army. Ten years later he had his first big success with Un homme et une femme (1966). Since then he has starred in more than 100 movies, with a special talent for the dark characters like murderers or jealous husbands. Today he prefers theater to movies.
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💰Jean-Louis Trintignant Net worth: $18 Million

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Awards and nominations:

Trintignant was nominated to receive the César five times: in 1987, 1995, 1996, 1999, and in 2013.



Trintignant comes from a wealthy family. He is the nephew of race car driver, Louis Trintignant, who was killed in 1933 while practising on the Péronne racetrack in Picardy. Another uncle, Maurice Trintignant (1917–2005), was a Formula One driver who twice won the Monaco Grand Prix as well as the 24 hours of Le Mans. Raised in and around automobile racing, Jean-Louis Trintignant was the natural choice of film Director Claude Lelouch for the starring role of race car driver in the 1966 film, A Man and a Woman. He suffered a leg injury from a motorcycle accident in June 2007.


Trintignant was born in Piolenc, Vaucluse, France, the son of Claire (née Tourtin) and Raoul Trintignant, an industrialist. At the age of twenty, Trintignant moved to Paris to study drama, and made his theatrical debut in 1951 going on to be seen as one of the most gifted French actors of the post-war era. After touring in the early 1950s in several theater productions, his first motion picture appearance came in 1955 and the following year he gained stardom with his performance opposite Brigitte Bardot in Roger Vadim's And God Created Woman.


His first wife was Actress Stéphane Audran. His second wife, Nadine Marquand, was also an Actress as well as a Screenwriter and Director. They had three children: Vincent Trintignant, Pauline (who died of crib death in 1969) and Marie Trintignant (21 January 1962 – 1 August 2003). At the age of 17, Marie performed in La terrazza alongside her father and later became a successful Actress in her own right. She was killed at the age of 41 by her boyfriend, singer Bertrand Cantat, in a hotel room in Vilnius, Lithuania.


Throughout the 1970s, Trintignant starred in numerous films and in 1983 he made his first English language feature film, Under Fire. Following this, he starred in François Truffaut's final film, Confidentially Yours, and reprised his best-known role in the sequel A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later.


Trintignant was nominated to receive the César five times: in 1987, 1995, 1996, 1999, and in 2013.


In 1994, he starred in Krzysztof Kieślowski's last film, Three Colors: Red.


Trintignant’s acting was interrupted for several years by mandatory military Service. After serving in Algiers, he returned to Paris and resumed his work in film. He had the leading male role in the classic A Man and a Woman, which at the time was the most successful French film ever screened in the foreign market.