Actors

by fhbanta-91929 | created - 05 Feb 2018 | updated - 5 months ago | Public

1. Benoît Magimel

Actor | La pianiste

Son of a nurse and a bank employee, Benoît Magimel was born in Paris and grew up there. At age 12, he played Momo in Life Is a Long Quiet River (1988) by Étienne Chatiliez. He stopped his studies at age 16 to become an actor.

But he had a dual personality: on one hand the man of low budget films ...

2. Tomas Milian

Actor | Traffic

Tomas Milian, an American actor born in Cuba; was trained at the Actors Studio. He appeared in a few plays on Broadway, as well as in a show by Jean Cocteau in Spoleto. Mauro Bolognini noticed him and that was the starting point of a rich cinematographic career in Italy, where he played in all ...

3. Pêpê Rapazote

Actor | Narcos

Pêpê Rapazote is a Portuguese-born actor known for Narcos, Shameless, Operation Finale, Blood Ties, Amicci per la Pelle, and Pai à Força. After having worked as an architect for a few years, he decided acting would become his "new trade." He speaks five languages, Portuguese, English, Spanish, ...

4. Jean-Paul Belmondo

Actor | Pierrot le fou

The son of the renowned French sculptor Paul Belmondo, he studied at Conservatoire National Superieur d'Art Dramatique (CNSAD); after the minor stage performances he made his screen debut in À pied, à cheval et en voiture (1957) but the episodes with his participation were cut before ...

5. Vincent Lindon

Actor | La loi du marché

Vincent Lindon was born on July 15, 1959 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France as Vincent Alfred Fernand Lindon. He is an actor and writer, known for The Measure of a Man (2015), La Haine (1995) and Anything for Her (2008). He was previously married to Sandrine Kiberlain.

6. Vincent Cassel

Actor | Black Swan

Blue-eyed Vincent Cassel was born in Paris to a leading actor father, Jean-Pierre Cassel, and a journalist mother, Sabine Litique. Often labeled as a tough guy because of his roles, eclectic choices and talent have made of him a star of European cinema. First in La Haine (1995), the young actor, ...

7. Alba Rohrwacher

Actress | Hungry Hearts

Alba Rohrwacher was born on February 27, 1979 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy as Alba Caterina Rohrwacher. She is known for her work on Hungry Hearts (2014), The Wonders (2014) and I Am Love (2009).

8. Christa Théret

Actress | Renoir

Christa Théret was born on June 25, 1991 in Paris, France. She is an actress, known for Renoir (2012), LOL (Laughing Out Loud) ® (2008) and The Boss's Daughter (2015).

9. Marion Cotillard

Actress | La môme

Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard was born on September 30, 1975 in Paris. Cotillard is the daughter of Jean-Claude Cotillard, an actor, playwright and director, and Niseema Theillaud, an actress and drama teacher. Her father's family is Breton.

Raised in Orléans, France, she made her ...

10. Françoise Dorléac

Actress | L'homme de Rio

The radiant Francoise Dorleac is better remembered today as the elder, ill-fated sister of French film star Catherine Deneuve. The Paris-born actress, however, was actually the first to become a star and had quite a formidable career of her own in the 1960s until it was cut short. Born into a ...

11. Nobuko Miyamoto

Actress | Marusa no onna

Wife of quirky Japanese director, Jûzô Itami, and star of most of his movies. In late 1997 her husband comitted suicide, over a magazine's allegations of him having an extra-marital affair.

12. Maricel Álvarez

Actress | Biutiful

Maricel Alvarez is a stage and film actress, director, choreographer and curator. Her practice develops at the intercrossing of theater, performance and visual arts, blending the boundaries where the body, as artistic and critical device, may reveal itself. This essentially interdisciplinary ...

13. Samuel Jouy

Writer | Sparring

Samuel Jouy is an actor and writer, known for Sparring (2017), Mortels (2000) and Le cri (2006).



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