For years I listened to Tony Randall on the Texaco Metropolitan Opera Quiz-- nobody could beat him. I learned a lot about Opera just by listening to his answers.
I haven't seen much of Alain Delon except for a couple of movies and in a TV series that I liked a lot. I understand that he was a longtime movie Idol in France.
Ironically, although Gerard Philipe did not live that long, I've seen a lot more of his movies. And I've heard and I've read a lot more about him as an actor and as an individual. He inspired a number of French actors we have today to go into the profession