Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jimenez known as Jean Reno (born 30 July 1948) is a French-Spanish actor. Working in French, English, Japanese, Spanish and Italian, he has appeared in numerous successful films such as Crimson Rivers, Godzilla, The Da Vinci Code, Mission: Impossible, Ronin, and Leon: The Professional. Reno was born Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jimenez in Casablanca, Morocco. His Spanish parents were natives of Sanlocar de Barrameda and Jerez de la Frontera (Spain), and had moved to North Africa to find work and escape the dictatorship of Francisco Franco. His father was a linotypist. His mother died when he was a teenager, and he has a younger sister named Maria Teresa ('Maite'). Reno was raised Catholic.
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