Jean-Pierre Aumont

Movie Actor

Jean-Pierre Aumont was born in Paris, Île-de-France, France on January 5th, 1911 and is the Movie Actor. At the age of 90, Jean-Pierre Aumont biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 5, 1911
Place of Birth
Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death Date
Jan 30, 2001 (age 90)
Zodiac Sign
Actor, Film Actor, Screenwriter, Stage Actor, Writer
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Jean-Pierre Aumont Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Blanche Montel, ​ ​(m. 1938; div. 1940)​, Maria Montez, ​ ​(m. 1943; died 1951)​, Marisa Pavan ​(m. 1956)​
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Jean-Pierre Aumont Life

Jean-Pierre Aumont, a French actor and holder of the Legion d'Honneur and the Croix de Guerre for his World War II military service, died on January 5, 1911 to January 30, 2001.

Early life

Jean-Pierre Salomons, the son of Suzanne (née Cahen; 1885-1940), an actress, and Alexandre Salomons, the owner of La Maison du Blanc (a linen department store), was born in Paris. Georges Berr, his mother's uncle, was well-known stage actor Georges Berr (died 1942). His father was from a Dutch Jewish family; his mother's family were French Jews. François Villiers, the well-known French film director, was Aumont's younger brother.

Personal life

Aumont was married four times to three women. Blanche Montel, a French actress who was married for two years (1938-1940), was his first wife, eventually divorcing. Aumont met Maria Montez, a Dominican actress, while in Hollywood. She was regarded as the Queen of Technicolor, and their union was full. Montez died in her bathtub on September 7, 1951 after suffering a suspected heart attack at the family's Suresnes villa. Tina (1946-2006), Montez and Aumont's daughter.

At the time she first met Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1955, Aumont was dating Grace Kelly.

In 1956, Aumont married Marisa Pavan, an Italian actress. In John Paul Jones (1959), in which Pavan played the lead's romantic interest, the couple appeared in one film together, while Aumont portrays King Louis XVI. They separated, but they remarried and remained together until his death. Jean-Claude and Patrick, Aumont and Pavan's two sons, were born in Aumont and Pavan.


Jean-Pierre Aumont Career


Aumont began studying drama at the Paris Conservatory, where his mother had also studied at the age 16 university. At the age of 19, he made his professional debut. Jean de la Lune (Jean of the Moon) was released in 1931, one year later.

However, Jean Cocteau's play, La Machine infernale (The Infernal Machine), was staged in 1934, his most significant, career-defining role. Though his film and stage careers were quickly rising, World War II came to an end. Aumont lived in France until 1942, when he discovered that as a Jew, he would have to escape the Nazis. He moved from Vichy France, then to Hollywood, to continue his film career. He began working for MGM, but after finishing The Cross of Lorraine, he joined the Free French Forces. He was sent to North Africa, where he was deployed in Operation Torch in Tunisia. He then migrated with the Allied armies through Italy and France. He had been wounded twice before being shot twice. The first was on a trip with his brother; the second was more serious. The Jeep of Aumont was blown up near a land-mined bridge. general Diego Brosset, the commander of the 1st Free French Division to whom Aumont was aide de camp, was killed. Aumont was awarded the Légion d'Honneur and the Croix de Guerre for his bravery during the war.

Aumont, an actor who appeared alongside Ginger Rogers in Heartbeat (1946), and as the magician in Lili (1953) with Leslie Caron, among other roles, returned to film shortly after the war. He worked with a number of well-known directors and actors, including his (then) wife Maria Montez. Aumont began working in television in the mid-1950s, appearing on many anthology shows, including Robert Montgomery Presents and as a guest on the television program What's My Line? He appeared in various theater performances, including Tovarich with Vivien Leigh, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well, and Gigi in Paris, South Pacific.

In 1989, A Tale of Two Cities was one of his last acting appearances. In 1991, aged 80, he was given an honorary César Award as well as being adorned with the Cross of Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres.