Jean Sorel: Jean Sorel. Actor: The Day of the Jackal. Jean Sorel was born on 25 September 1934 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. He is an actor, known for The Day of the Jackal (1973), Belle de Jour (1967) and Sandra (1965). He has been married to Patricia Balme since 2018. He was previously married to Anna Maria Ferrero.