Legendary French actor Alain Delon recovered in hospital after stroke

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Legendary French actor Alain Delon, 83, suffered a stroke a few weeks ago and is currently “resting” in Switzerland, his eldest son Anthony Delon revealed.

His son said the actor’s vital functions were “perfect and his condition stabilised, according to doctors”.

In mid-June, Alain Delon’s entourage said the actor had been admitted to the American Hospital in Neuilly “for dizziness and minor headaches”.

The veteran French actor is an icon of the European film industry, after starring in over 80 films.

Alain Delon Tribute - 72nd Cannes Film Festival
French actor Alain Delon receives a Honorary Golden Palm award for his career during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival, in Cannes, France, 19 May 2019. EPA-EFE/GUILLAUME HORCAJUELO

The actor known for his roles in films such as “The Swimming Pool” and “Purple Noon”, received an honorary Palme D’or award at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival in May.


Via Swissinfo/ RTL

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