Born: 11 December 1930, Piolenc, France.
Trintignant appeared in only one Spaghetti Western, Corbucci's 'The Great Silence', but his performance as the mute gunslinger is one of the best in the genre.
A gifted actor of international acclaim, he first rose to prominence, and became a French heart-throb, with 'Un Homme et une Femme'.
He also had a notable performance in Giulio Questi's surreal Giallo 'Death Laid an Egg' where he plays the sadomasochistic chicken rearing hero.
These days he prefers stage work to movies.Spaghetti credentials:
Great Silence (1968)