Jean Reno quotes

Born
30 July 1948, Casablanca, Morocco.

Occupation
Actor.

Jean Reno is a French actor.

At home I keep things simple with fish, pasta and soups and am often preparing stuff for the family.
– Jean Reno

It is an actor’s defect. I want everybody to like me, so I’ll say what I think will please them.
– Jean Reno

Croatia is an amazing place.
– Jean Reno

There is no heaven on Earth. Not now anyway.
– Jean Reno

I’ll tell you something that’s completely true – you can, as a man, obtain everything you want with the truth. If you lie, first of all you’ve got to be a very good lying actor, which is tres difficile. And it’s going to give you poison inside the body.
– Jean Reno

Being proud and being nationalistic are, for me, completely different things.
– Jean Reno

I’d like to do plays, maybe a one man show.
– Jean Reno

I’m a minimalist. I don’t really need much to enjoy a good holiday – just my family and the bare essentials.
– Jean Reno

Everywhere in the world, you find good things.
– Jean Reno

The advantage of being eighty years old is that one has had many people to love.
– Jean Reno

I don’t feel like I have to be nationalistic French because I’m afraid of losing whatever. No, no, no, no. And also I don’t think we are the best.
– Jean Reno

I see most of my movies at festivals.
– Jean Reno

In France, if you have any sort of talent, you’d better keep it here. And if you’re going to go abroad, it had better not be America. The old battle – American versus Frog cinema. It’s ridiculous.
– Jean Reno

But I will say that most comedians are the saddest people I know. That is the biggest paradox to me.
– Jean Reno

When I am up in Paris then the restaurant which has remained my favourite for the past decade is Guy Savoy. The menu is huge, sophisticated and very creative but I keep to simple choices.
– Jean Reno

I don’t think you lose culture because you act different cultures.
– Jean Reno

No women no kids – that’s the rules.
– Jean Reno

I don’t get the romances. I did try – a film called ‘Roseanna’s Grave’ in the 1990s. I liked it. But the audience didn’t come.
– Jean Reno

Because I was born in Casablanca and my parents were from the south of Spain, I do not have a big central root in France. I feel French but in a few ways, not at all French.
– Jean Reno

I can walk into a room and create a good ambience. I was taught all about this back when I studied acting. One of the things they would teach you is how to send out positive signals when you enter a room. I am glad I learned this.
– Jean Reno

The best way to impress a woman is to be the most honest you can.
– Jean Reno