A prolific veteran of French cinema, who starred in almost 150 films in an acting career that began in 1956, and who became one of the country's most popular film and theatre stars, had been hospitalised since August.
The actor and tax exile pledges to get rid of all his properties in France, including a château, several restaurants and a fishmongers.
Jourdan was considered one of Hollywood's most celebrated French actors whose films notably include Gigi, The Paradine Case, and The Swan.
Actor who quit France for Russia after a tax row with authorities says his native country is simply 'not interesting anymore'.
The actor will appear in a production of 'Love Letters' by A. R. Gurney at the Antoine Theatre in Paris, his first stage appearance in a decade.
The French actor plans to open the restaurant in the provincial town of Saransk in an effort to integrate more quickly into his newly-adopted country.
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The actor, who now has a Russian passport, says if he simply wanted to avoid tax rises he would have gone earlier and insists he remains French.
French actor Gerard Depardieu, who was unhurt, was detained and brought to a police station where he could face a misdemeanor charge.