French actor Gerard Depardieu arrives for a screening at the 74th Venice Film Festival in September 2017. Photo: AFP French actor Gerard Depardieu arrives for a screening at the 74th Venice Film Festival in September 2017. Photo: AFP
French actor Gerard Depardieu arrives for a screening at the 74th Venice Film Festival in September 2017. Photo: AFP

French star Gerard Depardieu, 72, charged with raping actress in her 20s

  • The incidents allegedly took place at the actor’s Paris home in August 2018
  • Depardieu’s lawyer says his client, who is free but under judicial supervision, ‘completely rejects the accusations’

Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault
French actor Gerard Depardieu arrives for a screening at the 74th Venice Film Festival in September 2017. Photo: AFP French actor Gerard Depardieu arrives for a screening at the 74th Venice Film Festival in September 2017. Photo: AFP
French actor Gerard Depardieu arrives for a screening at the 74th Venice Film Festival in September 2017. Photo: AFP
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