His godfather was Ernest Hemingway.
Son of Pierre Brasseur and Odette Joyeux
Regular participiant as co-driver in the Paris-Dakar Rally. Won the Paris-Dakar Rally in 1983 as co-driver of Jacky Ickx.
Was name-checked in Morrissey's 2006 song "At Last I Am Born".
Father of Alexandre Brasseur