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Jack Reno

Biography

b. 30 November 1935, near Bloomfield, Iowa, USA, d. 1 November 2008, Florence, Kentucky, USA. Reno, a vocalist and guitarist, initial done radio at age 16 and, from 1955, was a normal person in The Ozark Jubilee. He continuing focusing on radio while both in and from the military, and got his 1st record success in america country graphs with ‘Do it again After Me’ within the JAB label. His best-known solitary was ‘I Desire One’ for Dot Information, but he also charted with nation variations of pop strikes, ‘Hitchin’ a Trip,’ ‘Perform You intend to Dance?,’ ‘Gorgeous Weekend,’ and ‘Allow the Four Winds Blow,’ along with his last graph admittance, ‘Jukebox,’ in 1974. His honours include the Nation Music Association’s Disk Jockey of the entire year in 1978, but his profession was curtailed by Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He retrieved and began documenting duets along with his girl Sheila in 1986. Before his loss of life in 2008 from a mind tumor, he was involved with management and creation.

Quick Facts


Full Name Jack Reno
Died November 1, 2008, Florence, Kentucky, United States
Height 1.88 m
Profession Voice Actor
Nationality French
Spouse Zofia Borucka, Nathalie Dyszkiewicz, Genevieve Reno
Children Sandra Moreno, Mickael Reno, Dean Reno, Serena Reno, Cielo Reno, Tom Reno
Siblings María Teresa y Herrera-Jiménez
Awards European Film Academy Achievement in World Cinema Award, François Truffaut Award
Music Songs Wonder Drug, Nine Stitches, The Moon Won't Tell, My Knees Turn to Jelly, Hitchin' a Ride, Comeback
Nominations César Award for Best Actor, César Award for Best Supporting Actor, European Film Awards Audience Award for Best Actor
Movies Léon: The Professional, The Big Blue, The Visitors, 22 Bullets, The Da Vinci Code, La Femme Nikita, Ronin, Wasabi, Godzilla, Mission: Impossible, Ruby & Quentin, The Crimson Rivers, Le Chef, The Visitors: Bastille Day, The Pink Panther, Just Visiting, The Squad, The Visitors II: The Corridors of Time, The Pink Panther 2, The Round Up, Empire of the Wolves, Flyboys, My Summer in Provence, French Kiss, Couples Retreat, Alex Cross, Crimson Rivers II: Angels of the Apocalypse, Flushed Away, The Corsican File, Armored, Le Dernier Combat, Le Premier Cercle, Roseanna's Grave, The Tiger and the Snow, Rollerball, You Don't Choose Your Family, L'opération Corned-Beef, Margaret, Hector and the Search for Happiness, Jaguar, Jet Lag, Beyond the Clouds, L'homme au masque d'or, The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting, Brothers of the Wind, Womanlight, The Day of the Crows, Les Soeurs Soleil, The Passerby, Loulou Graffiti, Family Heist
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#Fact
1 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]
2 Appearing in television ads for Toyota in Japan. [August 2005]
3 Is reported to be an ISFP according to Jungian psychology.
4 Father with Zofia Borucka of a boy named Cielo (b. July 2009 in New York).
5 Speaks Spanish, English, French and Italian.
6 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).
7 Former student of the Cours Simon.
8 Mentioned by name in song "Cosmopolitan" by Vincent Delerm.
9 Plays Bezu Fache in The Da Vinci Code (2006). Before that film was made, Harvey Keitel played a similar role in National Treasure (2004), which also deals with historical secrets being kept by ancient societies, including the Knights Templar. Keitel also played The Cleaner in Point of No Return (1993), which was a remake of La Femme Nikita (1990), in which Reno played the Cleaner.
10 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.
11 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 Dá Viss (1993).
12 He has two children with Nathalie: Tom (b. 1996) and Serena (b. 1998)
13 He met his second wife, model Nathalie, on the Champs Elysées (Paris biggest avenue)
14 He has two children from his first marriage to Geneviève: Sandra (b. 1978) and Mickael (b. 1980)
15 He has twice played characters whose occupation of "cleaner" - psychotic Victor the Cleaner (Victor nettoyeur) in La Femme Nikita (1990), and the calm assassin Léon in Léon: The Professional (1994).
16 Turned down the role of Agent Smith in the The Matrix (1999) to do Godzilla (1998)
17 Daughter born in Paris, France [June 1998]
18 Lives in Paris with his two children and his wife, a model.
19 His mother died when he was an adolescent.
20 His mother was born in Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz (Spain), and his father was born in Sanlucar de Barrameda, Cadiz (Spain), and they left Casablanca to go to France when Jean was 12 years old.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Adventurers 2017 post-production
La ragazza nella nebbia 2017 post-production
Mes trésors 2017 Patrick
The Promise 2016/II Admiral Fournet
Las pequeñas cosas 2016 Short Jean-Pierre Bertrand
The Last Face 2016 Dr. Love
Les Visiteurs: La Révolution 2016 Godefroy le Hardi
Brothers of the Wind 2015 Danzer
Antigang 2015 Serge Buren
Benoît Brisefer: Les taxis rouges 2014/I Poilonez
Hector and the Search for Happiness 2014 Diego Baresco
Avis de mistral 2014 Paul
Days and Nights 2014 Louis
Jo 2013 TV Series Jo St-Clair
Alex Cross 2012 Giles Mercier
Le jour des corneilles 2012 Le père Courge (voice)
Les seigneurs 2012 Jean Reno
Le Chef 2012 Alexandre Lagarde
On ne choisit pas sa famille 2011 Docteur Luix
Margaret 2011/I Ramon
The Philosopher 2010 Short Baggio
L'immortel 2010 Charly Matteï
La Rafle 2010 Dr. David Sheinbaum
Armored 2009 Quinn
Couples Retreat 2009 Marcel
Ultimate Heist 2009 Milo Malakian
The Pink Panther 2 2009 Ponton
Ca$h 2008 Maxime - Dubreuil
Les grandes occasions 2006 TV Movie Antoine
Flushed Away 2006 Le Frog (voice)
Flyboys 2006 Capt. Thenault
The Da Vinci Code 2006 Captain Bezu Fache
The Pink Panther 2006 Ponton
La tigre e la neve 2005 Fuad
Empire of the Wolves 2005 Jean-Louis Schiffer
L'enquête corse 2004 Ange Leoni
Hotel Rwanda 2004 Mr. Tillens - Sabena Airlines President (uncredited)
Onimusha 3: Demon Siege 2004 Video Game Jacques Blanc (French) (voice)
Les rivières pourpres 2 - Les anges de l'apocalypse 2004 Pierre Niemans
Ruby & Quentin 2003 Ruby
Décalage horaire 2002 Félix
Rollerball 2002 Alexis Petrovich
Wasabi 2001 Hubert Fiorentini
Just Visiting 2001 Thibault
The Crimson Rivers 2000 Pierre Niemans
Ronin 1998 Vincent
Godzilla 1998/I Philippe Roaché
Les couloirs du temps: Les visiteurs II 1998 Comte Godefroy de Montmirail, dit Godefroy le Hardi
Les soeurs Soleil 1997 Un spectateur (unconfirmed)
Un amour de sorcière 1997 Molok
Roseanna's Grave 1997 Marcello
Le jaguar 1996 Jean Campana
Mission: Impossible 1996 Franz Krieger
Al di là delle nuvole 1995 Carlo
French Kiss 1995 Inspector Jean-Paul Cardon
Les truffes 1995 Patrick
Léon: The Professional 1994 Léon
Paranoïa 1993 Short
Dá Viss 1993 Short Monsieur K
Flight from Justice 1993 TV Movie Charlie Bert
Les visiteurs 1993 Godefroy de Papincourt, Comte de Montmirail
Loulou Graffiti 1992 Pique la Lune
L'opération Corned Beef 1991 Squale
L'homme au masque d'or 1991 Father Victorio Gaetano
La Femme Nikita 1990 Victor nettoyeur
The Big Blue 1988 Enzo Molinari
Monsieur Benjamin 1987 TV Movie Rommin
Et demain viendra le jour 1986 TV Movie Le déserteur
I Love You 1986 Le dentiste
Zone rouge 1986 Leccia
Tender Is the Night 1985 TV Mini-Series Dr. Dangen
Série noire 1985 TV Series Christiani
Strictement personnel 1985 Detective Villechaize
Subway 1985 Le Batteur
Un homme comblé 1985 TV Movie Joël
Le téléphone sonne toujours deux fois 1985 L'homme de confiance de Marraine
Alea 1984 Short
Ne quittez pas 1984 Short Le policier
Allô Béatrice 1984 TV Series Le directeur des Trépassés
Notre histoire 1984 A neighbour
Ballade sanglante 1983 Short
Signes extérieurs de richesse 1983 Marc Letellier
Quelques hommes de bonne volonté 1983 TV Mini-Series
Le Dernier Combat (The Last Battle) 1983 The Brute
La passante du Sans-Souci 1982
L'avant dernier 1981 Short
Les bidasses aux grandes manoeuvres 1981 Lieutenant Zag
On n'est pas des anges... elles non plus 1981 Le serveur restaurant chic (uncredited)
L'aéropostale, courrier du ciel 1980 TV Mini-Series Moraglia
Voulez-vous un bébé Nobel? 1980 Bernier
Womanlight 1979 Le flic place de la Concorde
L'hypothèse du tableau volé 1978 Personnage des Tableaux

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Na plovárne 2017 TV Series Himself
C à vous 2010-2017 TV Series Himself
Le grand show 2016 TV Series Himself
Les enfants de la télé 1998-2016 TV Series Himself
Le grand journal de Canal+ 2005-2016 TV Series documentary Himself
Terra Mater 2016 TV Series documentary Himself
Qui veut gagner des millions? 2015 TV Series Himself
Vivement dimanche prochain 1998-2015 TV Series Himself / Himself - Main Guest
Salut les Terriens 2015 TV Series Himself
Paris Story 2014 Documentary Narrator (voice)
La parenthèse inattendue 2014 TV Series Himself
Vivement dimanche 2000-2014 TV Series Himself / Himself - Main Guest / Himself - Main guest
El hormiguero 2009-2013 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
Días de cine 2012 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2006-2011 TV Series Himself
The Role That Changed My Life 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
Champs-Elysées 2010 TV Series Himself
Tout le monde en parle 2010 TV Series Himself
The Spirit of Navigation 2010 Short Himself
Ça va s'Cauet 2010 TV Series Himself
Rencontres de cinéma 2010 TV Series Himself
Cinémas 2010 TV Series Himself
Les 100 plus grands... 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
On n'est pas couché 2010 TV Series Himself
MTV Europe Music Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Himself - Presenter
La traversée du désir 2009 Documentary Himself
Cinema 3 2009 TV Series Himself
L'hebdo cinéma 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
Glanz & Gloria 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
Esprits libres 2006 TV Series Himself
Élection de Miss France 2006 TV Series Himself
The Da Vinci Code: Close-Up on the Mona Lisa 2006 Video short Himself
The Da Vinci Code: Filmmaker's Journey 2006 Video documentary Himself
The Da Vinci Code: Unusual Suspects 2006 Video short Himself
HBO First Look 1994-2006 TV Series documentary short Himself
T'empêches tout le monde de dormir 2006 TV Series Himself
Corazón de... 2006 TV Series Himself
Paris dernière 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
On ne peut pas plaire à tout le monde 2004-2005 TV Series Himself
10 Year Retrospective: Cast and Crew Look Back 2005 Video documentary short Himself - 'Leon'
Jean Reno: The Road to 'Léon' 2005 Video short Himself
Comme au cinéma 1998-2004 TV Series documentary Himself / Himself (Interview)
Campus, le magazine de l'écrit 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Revealed: The Making of 'La Femme Nikita' 2003 Video short documentary Himself
La semaine du cinéma 2002 TV Series Himself
Un jour dans la vie du cinéma français 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
La nuit des Césars 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Smap×Smap 2001-2002 TV Series Himself
Tous avec Line 2001 TV Movie Himself
MTV Europe Music Awards 2000 2000 TV Special Himself - Presenter (uncredited)
The Book That Wrote Itself 1999 Himself
Ronin: Filming in the Fast Lane 1998 Video documentary short Himself
Ronin: Venice Film Festival Interviews 1998 Video documentary short Himself
Lo + plus 1998 TV Series Himself
Godzilla: On Assignment with Charles Caiman 1998 Video documentary short Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 1998 TV Series Himself
Capital 1998 TV Series documentary Himself - Guest
Siskel & Ebert 1998 TV Series Himself
Festival international de Cannes 1998 TV Series Himself
Signé croisette 1998 TV Series Himself
Master of Desaster: Roland Emmerich - eine Hollywoodkarriere 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Stars'N Co 1997 TV Series Himself
Studio Gabriel 1994-1996 TV Series Himself
Nulle part ailleurs 1996 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1996 TV Series Himself
Les Enfoirés 1996 TV Series Himself
To Make a Film Is to Be Alive 1995 Documentary Himself
Joyeux anniversaire Monsieur Trenet 1995 TV Movie Himself
Victoires de la musique 1995 TV Series Himself
Primer plano 1993 TV Series Himself
Les nuls, l'émission 1990 TV Series Himself
Au coeur de Nikita (The Making of Nikita) 1990 Video documentary short Himself
L'aventure du Grand Bleu 1989 TV Movie Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lego Dimensions 2015 Video Game Franz Krieger (uncredited)
Edición Especial Coleccionista 2012 TV Series Ruby
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness 2008 TV Series documentary Philippe Roaché
Cannes 2006: Crónica de Carlos Boyero 2006 TV Movie Himself
La mandrágora 2005 TV Series Félix
Francis Veber artisan du rire: La mécanique dure rire 2002 Video documentary Jean Campana
Gomorron 1996-1999 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 François Truffaut Award Giffoni Film Festival
2000 Outstanding European Achievement in World Cinema European Film Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1995 César César Awards, France Best Actor (Meilleur acteur) Léon (1994)
1994 César César Awards, France Best Actor (Meilleur acteur) Les visiteurs (1993)
1989 César César Awards, France Best Supporting Actor (Meilleur acteur dans un second rôle) Le grand bleu (1988)


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