"Getting old sucks," he says, and demands euthanasia: Who is Alain Delon?

His teachers tried to persuade him to attend priesthood school because of his religious inclination, but they were unsuccessful. Dropping out of school, Alain Delon started working at the butcher's owned by his stepfather.

By David Foster Published on 31 Mayıs 2023 : 20:40.
"Getting old sucks," he says, and demands euthanasia: Who is Alain Delon?

World-famous actor Alain Delon, in March 2022, "Aging is terrible!" His son Fabien Delon denied the allegations that he wanted euthanasia and ended his life in April 2022.

Stating that his father did not die, Fabien Delon stated that this death claim did not reflect the truth and declared that the euthanasia news was also false.

Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon (born 8 November 1935) is a French actor. He was one of Europe's most prominent actors and screen sex symbols in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. In 1985, he won the César Award for Best Actor for his performance in Notre Histoire (1984). In 1991, he received France's Legion of Honour. At the 45th Berlin International Film Festival, he won the Honorary Golden Bear. At the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, he received the Honorary Palme d'Or.

Fabien Delon said, "For two weeks, I've been reading news that my father wanted to end his life with euthanasia in 'so-called' magazines and in the comments on my social media posts. This is not true. A sentence taken out of context caused all this."


Born on 8 November 1935, Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon is known as one of the most important actors in Europe.

Bringing sex symbols to the screen from the 1960s and 1970s, Delon, Rocco and His Brothers (1960), Plein Soleil (1960), L'Eclisse (1962), The Leopard (1963), The Yellow Rolls-Royce (1965), Lost He received critical acclaim in films such as Command (1966) and Le Samouraï (1967).

Delon has worked with many well-known directors throughout his career, including Luchino Visconti, Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Melville, Michelangelo Antonioni, and Louis Malle. He received Swiss citizenship in 1999.

He had a difficult childhood as his parents separated when he was a child.

He had the opportunity to work with world-famous directors such as Luchino Visconti, Jean-Pierre Melville and Michelangelo Antonioni.

General De Gaulle bought the manuscripts and donated them to the Invalides Museum. In addition, the actress, who is passionate about animals, wrote an open letter to the President of China, at the request of the federation, Brigitte Bardot, about not mistreating animals.

They have 3 children named Anthony, Anouchka, and Alain-Fabien. His paternal grandmother is Corsican. His paternal side is from Southern France and his maternal side is from the Alsace region. The actor, who has a large collection of Paintings and Sculptures, lives with his animals on his large estate in the village of Douchy.

Details from his life

Born in Sceaux, a few kilometers from Paris, Delon spent his childhood here. After being sent to a Roman Catholic boarding school, he was suspended multiple times for his misbehavior. His teachers tried to persuade him to attend priesthood school because of his religious inclination, but they were unsuccessful. Alain Delone, who dropped out of school at the age of 14, started working in the butcher's owned by his stepfather. He enlisted in the army three years later and was sent to war in 1953. He spent 11 months of the 5 years he served in the military in a military prison because of his undisciplined behavior. Returning to Paris without money after being discharged from the military, Delon worked as a waitress, porter, and clerk to make a living. It was during these years that he met actress Brigitte Auber and they went to the Cannes Film Festival together. Alain Delon's acting career began here.

Alain Delone, who met talent scout David O. Sleznic while they were in Cannes, signed a contract with Sleznick after being successful in the aptitude test. In Paris, where he later returned to learn English, he was persuaded by the French director Yves Allegret to start his career in France. Having his first acting experience with "Quand la Femme s'en Mele" directed by Allegret, Alain Delone starred in the successful film "Faibles Femmes", which was also released in America after this film.

Having his first stage experience with John Ford's play "Tis Pity She's a Whore" in 1961, Alain Delone also acted in "II Gattopardo", "Un Flic", "Le Cercle Rouge" and "Le Samourai" After this play.

In 1973, the duet with the French pop singer Dalida in the song "Paroles, Paroles" received great acclaim in many parts of the world, especially in France.

He was engaged to film actress Romy Schneider from 1959 to 1963.

Alain Delon married Nathalie Delon (Francine Canovas) on August 13, 1964. They were divorced on February 14, 1969. They have a child named Anthony Delon, who was born on September 30, 1964.