Jean-Pierre Foucault

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Jean-Pierre Foucault
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Born (1947-11-23) 23 November 1947 (age 73)
OccupationTelevision and radio presenter

Jean-Pierre Foucault (French pronunciation:  [ʒɑ̃ pjɛʁ fuko] ; born 23 November 1947 in Marseille) is a French television and radio host. He was born in Marseille, his mother was Jewish. He was the host of Qui Veut Gagner des Millions ? , the French version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? , and the host of Zone Rouge, the French version of The Chair . He has been hosting the Miss France pageant since 1996 and hosted the Miss Europe in 2003, 2005 & 2006 pageant.


Foucault played himself in the 2006 film Mon Meilleur Ami directed by Patrice Leconte and starring Dany Boon as a taxi driver who wins the top prize in Qui Veut Gagner des Millions? . Foucault shares his life with Evelyn Jarre without being married. He has a daughter from a previous marriage, Virginia Foucault.



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