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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 26 June 1966Armentières, Nord, France
Birth NameDaniel Hamidou

Mini Bio (1)

Dany Boon was born on June 26, 1966 in Armentières, Nord, France as Daniel Hamidou. He is an actor and writer, known for Welcome to the Sticks (2008), Supercondriaque (2014) and Micmacs (2009). He has been married to Yaël Boon since December 26, 2003. They have three children. He was previously married to Judith Godrèche.

Spouse (2)

Yaël Boon (26 December 2003 - present) (3 children)
Judith Godrèche (1998 - 2002) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (4)

His ex-wife is actress Judith Godrèche. They met during the making of Bimboland (1998). They have a son, Noé Boon.
Has five children: Mehdi, Noé, Eytan, Elia and Sarah.
Had almost never spoke French before the age of 12. He spoke mainly his Chtimi dialect of Picard (Langue d'oïl) language at home. He often uses his regional language in his one man shows and used his Chtimi accent in the movie Joyeux Noël to play Ponchel.
Stage name may have been partially inspired by 18th-19th Century American frontiersman Daniel Boone, through the series Daniel Boone (1964) that aired in his childhood. Also a hero in European literature.

Salary (7)

Rien à déclarer (2010) €7,500 .000 (as director)
Astérix & Obélix: Au service de sa Majesté (2012) €600,000
Astérix & Obélix: Au service de sa Majesté (2012) €600 .000
Un plan parfait (2012) €1,000,000
Un plan parfait (2012) €3,500,000
Un plan parfait (2012) €3,500 .000
Eyjafjallajökull (2013) €3,500,000

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