Guillaume Depardieu (7 April 1971 – 13 October 2008) was a French actor, winner of a César Award, and the son of Gerard Depardieu.
Depardieu was the son of actor Gérard Depardieu and his first wife actress Élisabeth Depardieu (nee Guignot). He was the brother of actress Julie Depardieu and half-brother of Roxane and Jean Depardieu.
Depardieu married actress Elise Ventre on the 30th of December, 1999. They had a daughter Louise, and separated in 2001. Guillaume was known to have had a strained relationship with his famous father, which he detailed in his 2004 autobiography “Tout Donner” (“Giving Everything”). The two were said to have reconciled shortly before his death.
Guillaume was often called an “enfant terrible” by the French magazine Paris Match and was called eccentric and bohemian by others. By 1993, he had already served two jail sentences for drug offenses which included dealing heroin and theft. In 2003, he was fined and given a nine-month suspended prison… read more