Master of the Silent Treatment
In an Oscar season of breakouts, none has been bigger than "The Artist" and its stars as Jean Dujardin, one of France's top actors, keeps landing honors -- though American stardom may be more elusive.
As a child, Jean Dujardin struggled with words. "I wasn't dyslexic, I was just very slow," he recalls. "I passed my time daydreaming. They called me 'Jean de la lune' (Jean of the moon) because I didn't concentrate, I didn't listen." The actor's parents were so concerned, they even sent him to various psychotherapists, but he says, "I was just in my own world."
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