PARIS: Legendary French actor Alain Delon, 83, suffered a stroke a number of weeks in the past and is at present “resting” in Switzerland, his eldest son Anthony Delon advised AFP on Thursday.
In a textual content, his son stated the actor’s very important capabilities have been “excellent and his situation stabilised, based on docs”.
The actor recognized for his roles in movies comparable to “The Swimming Pool” and “Purple Midday”, acquired an honorary Palme D’or award on the 72nd Cannes Movie Pageant in Might.
His son stated Delon was operated on at a hospital in Paris, the place he stayed three weeks in intensive care.
“The entire household took turns at his bedside, my brother, my sister and my mom Nathalie,” Anthony Delon stated.
He added that his father “went again to Switzerland and is resting quietly in a clinic”.
“My sister who now resides in Switzerland, is following his restoration intently and retains us knowledgeable of his each day progress,” the textual content stated.
In current weeks, a number of celeb magazines, together with Nearer, had claimed that the actor had suffered a stroke.
In mid-June, Alain Delon’s skilled staff advised AFP that the actor had been admitted to a hospital in Paris “for vertigo and minor complications”.
“Signs probably as a consequence of a cardiac arrhythmia suffered by the actor,” the identical supply stated.
The veteran French actor has spent over 60 years working in European cinema.