Alain Delon, Life
Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon is his full name. Born on November 8, 1935, in Sceaux, France, Alain was one of the most charismatic and most attractive actors of his time. His most recognized movies are Le Samourai, Rocco and His Brothers, The Swimming Pool and Purple Noon.
French sex symbol appeared in more than 140 films, mainly playing bad guys. He was equally acting in TV shows and theater plays. In 1964, Delon founded his own production company which produced more than 30 featured films in that time. He was a director, producer and scriptwriter.
But Alain Delon proved to be a very successful businessman too, making lucrative jobs in the fashion and cosmetics industry thanks to his good looks and timeless charm. Speaking of charm – women around the globe were crazy for Alain Delon. “I’ve been loved my entire life,” said the man with the face of an angel, “Only a few other men were loved like me”.
For many years he entertained the audience all over the world with his flings, relationships and marriages with some of the most beautiful women in the world (French actress Mirej Dark, German actress Romi Schneider, Nathalie Delon, Rosalie van Breemen).
Although one of the most desirable men in the world, Delon has not managed to fulfill a stable love relationship throughout his life. He stated the reason for this lies in his traumatic childhood. His parents’ marriage broke up early and they left him when he was 4 years old. The actor found himself in a foster family, abandoned and dismissed as an orphan. When Delon was only 17 years of age, his biological parents signed recruitment papers and sent him to the bloody war in Indochina. Expectedly, when he became famous, they knocked on his door remembering they had a son but he never forgave them.
He blames his feelings of abandonment for his unsuccessful relationships with women: “You can not bring back the love that was not given to you in childhood. These are holes that will never be filled in. Even when I love a woman, I feel lonely. I was only 4 years old when I realized that those who you love the most can leave you.”
The media often associated him with his equally famous actress Brigitte Bardot but the actor stated that despite the hot scenes they were shooting, there was never anything more than pure friendship among them. One of the things that made their friendship even stronger is their love for animals and humanitarian work. Both of them have financially supported numerous organizations that deal with animal rights and shelters for abandoned animals. Delon, who today lives on the Geneva-Paris route, enjoys his magnificent estate in the company of dogs, cats, rabbits, and horses.
“I’m sick of this world. There are people that I hate. I hate that everything is fake today and only money is important. I will leave this world without any regrets.” – Delon said, adding that he doesn’t rule out the possibility of spending his last days with a woman, although he promised he won’t get married ever again. He believes there are more than a dozen candidates but none of them are right.
At the same time, Alain Delon is considering the possibility of breaking the promise he has made to himself not to get married again if he finds a woman who is ready to follow him in everything, until the end. If that does not happen, he expressed the desire to be buried with his dog, on his estate.
Today is Alain Delon’s 83rd birthday. What kind of birthday wish could we send to a man who had everything he wanted? Perhaps the inner peace he never found and new love, which will restore his faith in people.
Happy birthday, old chap, have a great one!
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