Jean Sorel (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ sɔʁɛl]; born 25 September 1934) is a French actor.

Jean Sorel
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Jean Sorel in 1966
Born (1934-09-25) 25 September 1934 (age 88)
Marseille, France
Years active1959–present
(m. 1962; died 2018)
Patricia Balme
(m. 2018)
Jean Sorel with Anna Maria Ferrero in 1966

Born Jean Bernard de Chieusses de Combaud de Roquebrune, he worked extensively in European cinema during the 1960s and 1970s with directors such as Luis Buñuel and Luchino Visconti. However, since 1980 he has worked mostly in television. He was married to Italian actress Anna Maria Ferrero from 1962 until her death in 2018.[1] In 2018 he married Patricia Balme.[2]



  1. ^ "Anna Maria Ferrero".
  2. ^ §French Wikipedia article

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