Louis Jourdan Overview:

Legendary actor, Louis Jourdan, was born Louis Gendre on Jun 19, 1921 in Marseille, France. As of December 2020, Louis Jourdan was 99 years old.



He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Recording and Television. Jourdan was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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By Crystal Kalyana on Feb 17, 2015 From In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood

Yesterday we said farewell to , the debonair French?actor who reigned as one of Hollywood’s leading men.?Famous for his role in “Gigi” and several other notable films, will be remembered as the French Clich? who took Hollywood by storm. Louis Robert Gendr... Read full article

“Gigi” – Leslie Caron, , Maurice Chevalier

By Art on Jul 10, 2011 From Classic Cinema Gold

“This story is about a little girl. It could be about any one of those little girls playing there. But it isn’t. It’s about one in particular. Her name is Gigi.” ~ Honore Lachaille (Maurice Chevalier) . “Gigi” is a 1958 musical film produced by Arthur Freed and... Read full article

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Louis Jourdan Quotes:

Elizabeth Sutton: Richard, I'm afraid.
Richard Stuart: Yes.
Elizabeth Sutton: You afraid?
Richard Stuart: Yes.
Elizabeth Sutton: Are they going to kill us?
Richard Stuart: No.

Sgt. Hooper: If you wouldn't mind coming along with me, sir, I have to draw up a full report.
Richard Stuart: And you file it under UFO sightings.

Gaston Lachaille: Imagine this if you can! Here is a girl, living in a mouldy apartment: decaying walls, worm-ridden furniture, surrounded by filth...
Honore Lachaille: You're ruining my lunch!
Gaston Lachaille: My heart was touched. I wanted to help her. I offered her everything: house, car, servants, clothes, and me!
Honore Lachaille: And...?
Gaston Lachaille: She turned me down.
Honore Lachaille: Turned you down?
Gaston Lachaille: Turned me down!
Honore Lachaille: It is impossible!
Gaston Lachaille: It is not impossible, it just happened! I was refused, rejected, rebuffed and... repudiated!

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Only son, Louis Henry George Jourdan, was born October 6, 1951.

Older brother of director Pierre Jourdan.

His son, Louis Henry, committed suicide by drug overdose in 1981.

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