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Alexandre Desplat

Alexandre Desplat was born on August 23, 1961 in Paris, Île-de-France, France as Alexandre Michel Gerard Desplat. He is known for his work on The King's Speech (2010), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) and Argo (2012). See full bio »

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 2018 Kursk (filming)
 2016 The Secret Life of Pets (music by)
 2016 L'odyssée
 2015 Suffragette
 2015 Tale of Tales
 2014/I Unbroken
 2014 Godzilla
 2014 The Monuments Men (music by)
 2013 Philomena
 2013 Fanny
 2013 Marius
 2013 Zulu
 2012 Argo
 2012 Renoir
 2012/II Reality
 2012 Rust and Bone
 2012 Cloclo
 2011 Carnage
 2011 A Better Life
 2010 Tamara Drewe
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox (music by)
 2009 Julie & Julia
 2009 Army of Crime
 2009 A Prophet
 2009 Chéri
 2008 Afterwards
 2007 Lust, Caution
 2006 The Queen
 2006 Quand j'étais chanteur (original music)
 2006 The Valet
 2006 Firewall
 2006 Lies & Alibis
 2005 Syriana
 2005 Casanova
 2005 Une aventure
 2005 Hostage
 2004 Birth
 2003 Tristan
 2001 Read My Lips
 2001 Transfixed
 2000 Amazone
 2000 Vive nous!
 1999 Empty Days
 1999 Toni
 1996 Love, etc.
 1996 Lucky Punch
 1995 Les Milles
 1995 Innocent Lies
 1993 The Advocate
 1993 Le tronc
 1986 Ki lo sa?
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Funnily enough, almost at the same time that the Hollywood career started to ascend, I received two major awards for Best Score in Europe: the Silver Bear in Berlin, and the Cesar in France. And suddenly it made sense that the stars were aligned at the same time here and there. I still have not gotten an award here, so I still have a long way to go! I think Maurice Jarre had three, and Michel ... See more »


Started playing piano at the age of 5. See more »

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