Gérard Depardieu http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23157/all en UPDATE 3-Putin makes French film star Depardieu a Russian http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-3-putin-makes-french-film-star-depardieu-russian <p>* Actor is high-profile campaigner against tycoon tax * Depardieu applied for passport after Putin comments - Kremlin * Hollande redrafting tax law after ruled unconstitutional (Adds reaction from media, politicians, background) By Alexei Anishchuk and Megan Davies MOSCOW, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has granted citizenship to Gerard Depardieu, the French movie star whose decision to quit his homeland to avoid a tax hike prompted accusations of national betrayal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-3-putin-makes-french-film-star-depardieu-russian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> actor Belgium Beslan school hostage crisis Diplomatic Relations Dmitry Rogozin Entertainment Francois Hollande Gérard Depardieu Gerard Depardieu Government Government of Russia Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur Human Interest Megan Davies Moscow theater hostage crisis Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Person Party Politics of Russia Quotation Russia Russian Orthodox Christians Social Issues Technology Vladimir Putin Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:26 +0000 5731096 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/venezuela">Venezuela</a> searches for fashion boss Missoni's plane</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brigitte Bardot Business Celebrity Cinema of the United States Employment Relation Entertainment Family Relation Film Gérard Depardieu Helen Mirren Kardashian Kardashian family Kim Kardashian Movie Release Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Person Relation Person Travel Quotation Reuters Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:23:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731254 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-odd-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>Cat caught sneaking saw, phone into Brazil prison</p> <p>RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A cat carrying a saw and a<br /> mobile phone was "detained" as it entered a prison gate in<br /> northeast Brazil, Brazilian media reported on Saturday. Prison<br /> guards were surprised when they saw a white cat crossing the<br /> main gate of the prison, its body wrapped with tape. A closer<br /> look showed the feline also carried drills, an earphone, a<br /> memory card, batteries and a phone charger.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-odd-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beslan school hostage crisis CDATA Cricket Cricket in Sri Lanka Disaster Entertainment Gérard Depardieu Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur Moscow theater hostage crisis Natural Disaster Passport Person Career Person Communication Person Location Person Party Quotation Rangana Herath Russian passport Social Issues Vaas Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731337 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Schwarzenegger is back, and Hollywood hopes he's still a<br /> star</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As he famously droned on-screen in<br /> his signature "Terminator" movies, Arnold Schwarzenegger is<br /> back. A year after leaving the California governor's office and<br /> becoming tabloid fodder for fathering a boy with his family's<br /> housekeeper and splitting with his wife, Maria Shriver, the<br /> 65-year old former bodybuilder will star in no less than three<br /> Hollywood movies over the next 12 months.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arnold Schwarzenegger Beslan school hostage crisis CDATA Civil awards and decorations Entertainment Family Relation Gérard Depardieu Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur Mandela Moscow theater hostage crisis Nationality Nelson Mandela Person Attributes Person Career Person Communication Person Location Person Party Person Relation Quotation Social Issues South Africa Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731341 at http://www.globalpost.com Depardieu skips French court to prep for Strauss-Kahn role http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/depardieu-skips-french-court-prep-strauss-kahn-role <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Garrulous actor already in spotlight over tax row</p> <p>* Drink driving case will now go to full trial</p> <p>* Could face up to two years in prison</p> <p>By Alexandria Sage</p> <p>PARIS, Jan 8 (Reuters) - French film star Gerard Depardieu<br /> failed to show up in court to face drink driving charges on<br /> Tuesday because he was preparing to play disgraced former IMF<br /> chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn in a film, his lawyer said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/depardieu-skips-french-court-prep-strauss-kahn-role" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of France Cyrano de Bergerac Dominique Strauss-Kahn Employment Relation Entertainment Gérard Depardieu Gerard Depardieu Guillaume Depardieu Indictment Person Career Person Location Quotation Social Issues Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:53:02 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731493 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Actor Depardieu denies leaving France for tax reasons</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arnold Schwarzenegger CDATA Civil awards and decorations Entertainment Family Relation Gérard Depardieu Nationality Nelson Mandela Person Attributes Person Career Person Communication Person Location Person Party Person Relation Quotation Russian passport Social Issues South Africa Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:00:54 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731529 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-people-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Actor Depardieu denies leaving France for tax reasons</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-people-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arnold Schwarzenegger CDATA Civil awards and decorations Entertainment Family Relation Gérard Depardieu Nationality Nelson Mandela Person Attributes Person Career Person Communication Person Location Person Party Person Relation Quotation Russian passport Social Issues South Africa Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:02:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731541 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Depardieu skips court to set up Strauss-Kahn role http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-2-depardieu-skips-court-set-strauss-kahn-role <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Larger-than-life actor already in spotlight over tax</p> <p>* Could face two years in jail over drink-driving case</p> <p>* Montenegro woos Depardieu for cultural ambassador post</p> <p>* Another actor, Kassovitz, also seeks fiscal exile (Adds Depardieu comments in Montenegro, Kassovitz seeking exile)</p> <p>By Alexandria Sage</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-2-depardieu-skips-court-set-strauss-kahn-role" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Gérard Depardieu Gerard Depardieu Green Card Montenegrin passport Social Issues Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 17:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731699 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-people-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>"Snakes on a Plane" director David R. Ellis dies in South Africa</p> <p>JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - David R. Ellis, the child actor and former stuntman who went on to direct gory films including "Snakes on a Plane", has been found dead in a Johannesburg hotel. Ellis, 60, was last seen alive in a restaurant on Saturday. His body was discovered in a bathroom by a hotel manager at the weekend. There was no indication of foul play or robbery, police said in a statement on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-people-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of France Entertainment Gérard Depardieu Police Social Issues Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:15:50 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731849 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>"Snakes on a Plane" director David R. Ellis dies in South Africa</p> <p>JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - David R. Ellis, the child actor and former stuntman who went on to direct gory films including "Snakes on a Plane", has been found dead in a Johannesburg hotel. Ellis, 60, was last seen alive in a restaurant on Saturday. His body was discovered in a bathroom by a hotel manager at the weekend. There was no indication of foul play or robbery, police said in a statement on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of France Dominique Strauss-Kahn Entertainment Gérard Depardieu Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 05:15:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731966 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-people-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>"Snakes on a Plane" director David R. Ellis dies in South Africa</p> <p>JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - David R. Ellis, the child actor and former stuntman who went on to direct gory films including "Snakes on a Plane", has been found dead in a Johannesburg hotel. Ellis, 60, was last seen alive in a restaurant on Saturday. His body was discovered in a bathroom by a hotel manager at the weekend. There was no indication of foul play or robbery, police said in a statement on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-people-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of France Dominique Strauss-Kahn Entertainment Gérard Depardieu Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:15:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732100 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-people-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>"Snakes on a Plane" director David R. Ellis dies in South Africa</p> <p>JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - David R. Ellis, the child actor and former stuntman who went on to direct gory films including "Snakes on a Plane", has been found dead in a Johannesburg hotel. Ellis, 60, was last seen alive in a restaurant on Saturday. His body was discovered in a bathroom by a hotel manager at the weekend. There was no indication of foul play or robbery, police said in a statement on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-people-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of France Dominique Strauss-Kahn Entertainment Gérard Depardieu Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 21:15:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732350 at http://www.globalpost.com Depardieu back in Russia to reside on Democracy Street http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/depardieu-back-russia-reside-democracy-street <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>French actor Gerard Depardieu was Friday visiting his newly-adopted homeland of Russia to meet the Orthodox Patriarch, open a cinema and visit his new address on "Democracy Street".</p> <p>Depardieu, who was granted a Russian passport by President Vladimir Putin after complaining at high tax rates in France, was set to spend Friday in Moscow before travelling 650 kilometres to the provincial city of Saransk to register as a resident of Democracy Street (Demokraticheskaya Ulitsa).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/depardieu-back-russia-reside-democracy-street" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Gérard Depardieu Gerard Depardieu Saransk Technology AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 12:00:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5763210 at http://www.globalpost.com Depardieu takes residence on Russia's Democracy Street http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130223/depardieu-takes-residence-russias-democracy-street <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>French actor and newly-minted Russian citizen Gerard Depardieu on Saturday formally registered as resident of the little-known Russian region of Mordovia, giving his residence as No. 1, Democracy Street.</p> <p>In a grand ceremony in Mordovia's main city of Saransk that bore little relation to the average Russian's experience of local bureaucracy, Depardieu signed a form and had his passport stamped to formally become a resident.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130223/depardieu-takes-residence-russias-democracy-street" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Gérard Depardieu Gerard Depardieu Saransk Vladimir Putin AFP Sat, 23 Feb 2013 15:30:49 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5764283 at http://www.globalpost.com Actor Depardieu picks Russian abode far from French taxes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130223/actor-depardieu-picks-russian-abode-far-french-taxes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Actor Gerard Depardieu has registered as a resident of the provincial Russian city of Saransk, where he plans to open a restaurant far from the high taxes of his French homeland, Russian media said on Saturday.</p> <p>The 64-year-old star of "Cyrano de Bergerac" and "Green Card" was in Saransk on Saturday to receive a residency stamp in his newly-issued Russian passport, at a lavish ceremony attended by local officials and singers in traditional folk costumes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130223/actor-depardieu-picks-russian-abode-far-french-taxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Gérard Depardieu Gerard Depardieu Green Card Saransk Thomson Reuters Sat, 23 Feb 2013 16:45:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5764325 at http://www.globalpost.com