At the beginning directors considered Belmondo to be a villain with an ugly look but good physical preparedness.
Talented actor Jean-Paul Belmondo, who has played in 95 films and 40 plays, faced a serious dilemma at the age of 20; he could not get orientated whether to become an athlete or an actor. Eventually he became an actor, who made any trick with the own strength.
At the beginning directors considered Belmondo to be a villain with an ugly look but good physical preparedness. Despite that label, Belmondo managed to attract the most passionate actresses of that time. Gina Lollobrigida, Claudia Cardinale, Sophia Loren and many beautiful actresses were falling in love with him.
The film ''Breathless'' by Jean-Luc Godard brought a world fame to Belmondo and heralded the artist's star career. In the world of cinematography he has won numerous awards, but has refused the general award of the French cinematography. The sculptor of the César statuette had once vilified the actor's father. Paul Belmondo was a renowned sculptor.
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