Jean Reno

Jean Reno
*Jean Reno
(68 years old)

30 July 1948
Casablanca, French Protectorate of Morocco [now Morocco]
6' 2" (1.88 m)

Jean Reno was born Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jiménez in Casablanca, Morocco, to Spanish parents (from Andalucía) who moved to North Africa to seek work. His father was a linotypist. Reno settled in France at 17. He began studying drama and has credits in French television and theater as well as films. His first two marriages both ended in divorce, and he had two children with each of them. He keeps homes in Paris and Los Angeles. - IMDb Mini Biography By: A. Nonymous

Zofia Borucka (29 July 2006 - present) (1 child)
Nathalie Dyszkiewicz (1996 - 2001) (divorced) (2 children)
Genevieve Reno (1977 - 1995) (divorced) (2 children) 

Low-key, raspy voice

His mother died when he was an adolescent.

Lives in Paris with his two children and his wife, a model.

Daughter born in Paris, France [June 1998]

Turned down the role of Agent Smith in the Matrix (1999) to do Godzilla (1998)

He has twice played characters whose occupation of "cleaner" - psychotic Victor the Cleaner (Victor nettoyeur) in Nikita, dura de matar (1990), and the calm assassin Léon in El profesional (Léon) (1994).

He has two children from his first marriage to Geneviève: Sandra (b. 1978) and Mickael (b. 1980)

He met his second wife, model Nathalie, on the Champs Elysées (Paris biggest avenue)

He has two children with Nathalie: Tom (b. 1996) and Serena (b. 1998)

He had a role in every play of stage director Didier Flamand from 1977 to 1981, and then had the lead role in Flamand's first short movie La vis (1993).

Due to his tall, hulking frame, he most played villainous brutes early on in his career. Thanks to his skills as an actor, he has broken away from this stereotype and has played everything from romantic-comedy leads to action heroes.

Plays Bezu Fache in El código Da Vinci (2006). Before that film was made, Harvey Keitelplayed a similar role in La búsqueda (2004), which also deals with historical secrets being kept by ancient societies, including the Knights Templar. Keitel also played The Cleaner in La asesina (1993), which was a remake of Nikita, dura de matar (1990), in which Reno played the Cleaner.

Mentioned by name in song "Cosmopolitan" by Vincent Delerm.

Former student of the Cours Simon.

Married model and actress Zofia Borucka at the city hall of Les Baux-de-Provence, France. His best men were France's President, then Interior Minister, Nicolas Sarkozy and singer Johnny Hallyday (29 July 2006).

Speaks Spanish, English, French and Italian.

Father with Zofia Borucka of a boy named Cielo (b. July 2009 in New York).

Is reported to be an ISFP according to Jungian psychology.

Appearing in television ads for Toyota in Japan. [August 2005]

He is appearing on UPS adverts in Britain and Europe as a man re-visiting his past and meeting himself at certain ages, promoting UPS services simultaneously. [March 2006]