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Louis Jourdan, the debonair leading man who romanced Leslie Caron in Gigi and played a wealthy Afghan prince in the James Bond film Octopussy, has died. He was 93.
The French actor, who brought his smooth, continental charm to such films as Letters From an Unknown Woman (1948), The Happy Time (1952) and Three Coins in the Fountain (1954), died Saturday in his Beverly Hills home, according to French publication Le Point.
After World War II, Jourdan attracted the attention of famed producer David O. Selznick and was cast in Alfred Hitchcock‘s The Paradine Case (1947), which starred Gregory Peck and Ethel Barrymore.
The actor has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and received the Legion of Honour award in 2010.
Jourdan was married for more than six decades to Berthe Frederique, who died in 2014. Their son, Louis Henry Jourdan, died from a drug overdose in 1981.
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