July 30, 2006 01:30 PM

French actor Jean Reno, star of such films as The Big Blue, The Professional and The Da Vinci Code, married model and actress Zofia Borucka, 35, on Saturday in a hilltop village in the south of France.

The wedding, witnessed by Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy and singer Johnny Hallyday, took place in the town hall of Les Baux de Provence, near Avignon, a day before the star’s 58th birthday.

The ceremony was conducted by the mayor of Les Baux, Gerard Jouve, a friend of the actor’s.

Born Don Juan Moreno y Jederique Jimenez in Morocco to Spanish parents, Reno came to France as a teenager. After drama studies in Paris, he worked in French theater and television before landing his first film role in 1979.

Some of his most successful and critically acclaimed roles have been in films directed by Luc Besson.

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