Yves Montand: Yves Montand. Actor: Jean de Florette. Yves Montand was born on 13 October 1921 in Monsummano Terme, Tuscany, Italy. He was an actor, known for Jean de Florette (1986), Z (1969) and The Wages of Fear (1953). He was previously married to Simone Signoret. He died on 9 November 1991 in Senlis, Oise, France.