Louis Jourdan

Louis Jourdan was a French film and television actor. He was known for his suave roles in several Hollywood films, including The Paradine Case , Letter from an Unknown Woman , Gigi , The Best of Everything , The V.I.P.s and Octopussy . He played Dracula in the 1977 BBC television production Count Dracula.

Jourdan was born Louis Robert Gendre in Marseille, France, in 1921, one of three sons of Yvonne and Henry Gendre, a hotel owner. He was educated in France, Turkey, and the UK, and studied acting at the cole Dramatique. While there, he began acting on the professional stage, where he was brought to the attention of director Marc Allegret, who hired him to work as an assistant camera operator on Entre des Artistes .

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