Guillaume Depardieu Movies and Career Information
Apr 07, 1971
Guillaume Depardieu (7 April 1971 – 13 October 2008) was a French actor. Depardieu was the son of actor Gérard Depardieu and actress Élisabeth Depardieu. He was the brother of actress Julie Depardieu and half-brother of Roxane and Jean Depardieu. He had a daughter, Louise. In 1995 Depardieu suffered a motorcycle accident due to a suitcase that fell off a vehicle in front of him. His knee required surgery. In the hospital he contracted a Staphylococcus aureus infection in the knee, which led to the amputation of the respective leg in June 2003. Guillaume Depardieu died on 13 October 2008, at the Garches hospital, aged 37, after contracting severe viral pneumonia at a filming location in Romania, where he had been working on a new film, L'Enfance d'Icare.