The first thing French Movie Star Jean-Paul Belmondo turns to every day is the boxing page. A former amateur fighter, he works out weekly and spends every Monday night at a local Paris gym. "I am," he said between takes at a Paris studio last week, "mordu de la boxe." Naturellement!
Potboiling Author Leon Uris (Armageddon, Exodus, Battle Cry) is too busy at his Acapulco retreat water skiing behind a $5,000 speedboat, skin diving with Scuba Champion Fred Baldasare, sailing a 35-foot yacht or swimming in his pool to think about knocking out another bestseller. "My coffers," he says, "haven't sunk low enough yet."