Alain Delon is already 81. We have decided to find out how easy or arduous was his way to the recognition and worldwide fame. He was living with a foreign family, worked in a sausage shop and participated in the Indochina war – we are eager to share most interesting facts about one of the most handsome man.
Alain Delon was born November 8, 1935, in the town of Bourg-la-Reine, one of the southern suburbs of Paris. Less than three years later, his parents divorced, and the future star had to get used to the new father, who was the owner of a sausage shop.
Edith, the mother of the actor, spent a lot of time in the spouse store. So the son was not wandered unattended, she found a wet nurse for him, and the boy spent several years in her modest house.
In school, Alain Delon did not differ by good behavior and diligence in their studies.
He was excluded from boards and schools several times, which is why his parents put an end to his university education and decided to make from him the sausage seller.
Several years later, this profession led handsome Alain in Paris.
Working in a butcher’s shop in the Rue Saint-Charles, Alain Delon did not know that only one trip on the subway at the root will change his life. Banner ad in the subway lit in a guy a dream to become a test pilot and joined the Ministry of the Air Force.
But the dream of flying could not come true: the set was closed. For 200,000 francs Allen agreed to join the ranks of the French paratroopers and went to war in Indochina.
The lack of internal discipline and free character were two Delon’s problems. He now and then fell under the punishment, and in Sage spent a lot of time loading rice and guardhouse.
As surprising as it may sound, the handsome appeal of Alain Delon was the main stumbling block on the way to his acting career. “You are too beautiful, so we have to refuse you,” – such phrase he heard so many times before he noticed by an American agent.
Collaboration with Harry Wilson suggested that Alain Delon had to learn English for three months and after that, he had to go to Hollywood for seven years. Fortunately for France, in the case entered fate in the face of the film director Yves Allegra, he has offered a handsome guy a small role in his film “When a woman intervenes.” Allen said yes and stayed at his motherland.
The first wave of fame caught up with Alain Delon in a couple of years after the start of a career.
It is about the role of Tom Ripley in the detective story René Clément “On the bright sun.” From it began the global fame of Delon.
During his long career as an actor Alain Delon has starred in many feature films and more than once he was honored with prestigious awards. The most successful of his works are “Rocco and His Brothers,” “Leopard” and “Our History.”