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Gerard Depardieu's 'Asterix Et Obelix' Look Is A Far Cry From His Showbiz Beginnings (PHOTOS)

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In 1977, Gerard Depardieu looked very different from the way he did at the Sunday, Sept. 30 premiere of "Asterix et Obelix." | Getty

We all remember Gerard Depardieu from 1994's awkward but classic "My Father The Hero" -- the same father-daughter romance flick that thrust a young Katherine Heigl into the spotlight.

But today's Depardieu is a far cry from the image of the actor we have in our heads.

At Sunday night's "Asterix et Obelix: Au service de Sa Majeste" in Paris, the 63-year-old was barely recognizable. Check out the actor's 35-year transformation.

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