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Vincent Cassel

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, actually coming from upper classes, succeeded to ... See full bio »

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 2015 Violence en réunion (Short)
 2015 One Wild Moment
 2015 Child 44
Major Kuzmin
 2015 Partisan
 2014 Rio, I Love You
Zé (segment "A Musa")
 2014 Beauty and the Beast
La Bête / Le Prince
 2013/I Trance
 2011 Platane (TV Series)
Vincent Cassel
- La fois où il a changé de carte de visite (2011) ... Vincent Cassel
 2010 Our Day Will Come
 2010 Black Swan
Thomas Leroy / The Gentleman
 2009 Adrift
 2009 Lascars
Tony Merguez (voice)
 2007 His Majesty Minor
 2007 Lascars (TV Series)
- Le dernier rebelle (2007) ... Graffeur (voice)
 2006 FBI Zoo (Short)
Walt le sexy (voice)
 2006 Sheitan
Joseph / Joseph's Wife
 2005/I Derailed
 2004 Secret Agents
 2002 La barbichette (Short)
 2002/II The Reckoning
Lord De Guise
 2002 Irreversible
Marcus (as Cassel)
 2001 Birthday Girl
 2001 Shrek
Monsieur Hood (voice)
 1999 Méditerranées
 1998 Compromis (Short)
Le jeune premier
 1997 As You Want Me
 1997 Dobermann
Yann Lepentrec dit Le Dob
 1996 The Pupil
 1995 Adultery: A User's Guide
Bruno Corteggiani
 1995 La Haine
 1995 Tales of the Wild (TV Series)
- Le sang du chasseur (1995) ... Pastamoo
 1995 Ainsi soient-elles
 1995 C'est mon histoire (TV Series)
- Soif d'en sortir (1995)
 1995 Valse nocturne (Short)
 1994 Putain de porte (Short)
 1994 The Judge Is a Woman (TV Series)
- Danse avec la mort (1994) ... Corsini
 1994 3000 scénarios contre un virus (TV Series)
- La teuf d'enfer (1994)
 1994 Elle voulait faire quelque chose (Short)
 1993 Dose mortelle (TV Movie)
 1993 Café au lait
 1992 Un dimanche sans ailes (Short)
 1992 Hot Chocolate (TV Movie)
 1992 Warburg: A Man of Influence (TV Mini-Series)
 1991 Les dessous de la passion (TV Movie)
Christopher / The Photograph
 1988 La belle Anglaise (TV Series)
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Has dubbed Hugh Grant for the French versions of several of Grant's films. See more »

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3 Interviews | 5 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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[on Irreversible (2002)] I knew we were taking part in something that wasn't for everyone. It was really strong and powerful. When we went to show it at Cannes, I was scared and excited like a terrorist who had put a bomb in a church. See more »


For professional reasons, Vincent lives mostly in Paris while his Italian-born wife, Monica Bellucci, lives mostly in London. Despite this, they have appeared in the following films together: Sheitan (2006), Secret Agents (2004), Irreversible (2002), Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001), Méditerranées (1999), Pleasure (And Its Little Inconveniences) (1998), Compromis (1998), Dobermann (... See more »


Often plays short-tempered, mentally-unbalanced characters See more »



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