Magnetic Star of the French New Wave Jean-Paul Belmondo dies at 88

Solid actor Jean-Paul Belmondo, especially Jean-Luc Godard’s “Breathless”, died Monday at his home in Paris He was 88 years old. His lawyer, Michel Godest, confirmed the death in an interview with the French television news channel BFM. No reason was given. Like Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando, and James Dean—three American actors with whom he is …