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Gad Elmaleh


Gad was born in Morocco in April 1971. His father was a mime. He was a student at Georges Bizet school and Lycée Lyautey in Casablanca but didn't like school much. In 1988, Gad left Casablanca to go to Montreal. He stayed there for 4 years, during which he was a political science student for one year, worked on radio, wrote humorous stories and ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Adventures of Tintin
(2011)
Midnight in Paris
Midnight in Paris Détective Tisserant
(2011)
Priceless
Priceless Jean
(2006)
Chouchou
Chouchou Choukri, alias Chouchou
(2003)

Filmography

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 2017 Loue-moi!
 2016 Crisis in Six Scenes (TV Series)
Moe
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Moe
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Moe
 2016 Pattaya
Le Marocain
 2015 L'orchestre de minuit
Rabbi Moshe
 2013 Welcome to China (Short)
Gad Elmaleh
 2012 Les seigneurs
Rayane Ziani
 2012 Le capital
Marc Tourneuil
 2012 The Dictator
Demonstrator in Wadiya (uncredited)
 2011 A Monster in Paris
Raoul (voice)
 2010 La Rafle
Schmuel Weismann
 2009 Coco
Coco
 2007 Comme ton père
Félix
 2006 Priceless
Jean
 2005 Olé!
Ramon Holgado
 2005 Bab el web
Habibi
 2003 Les clefs de bagnole
Gad Elmaleh (as Gab)
 2003 Chouchou
Choukri, alias Chouchou
 2003 La beuze
Le laborantin
 2002 A+ Pollux
Halvard Sanz
 2001 À bicyclette (TV Movie)
Le veilleur de nuit
 2000 Elie annonce Semoun (Video)
Various Characters
 2000 Deuxième vie
Lionel
 2000 On fait comme on a dit
Terry
 2000 Trait d'union (Short)
 2000 Gad Elmaleh: La vie normale (Video)
Various Characters
 1999 Dieu, que la nature est bien faite! (Short)
Claude
 1999 Les petits souliers (Short)
Samuel Azoulay
 1999 Clown (Short)
Clown
 1999 De source sûre (Short)
Max
 1998 Train of Life
Manzatou
 1998 Man Is a Woman
David
 1997 Opération Bugs Bunny (TV Movie)
 1997 XXL
Samy
 1997 Vive la république
Antoine Leibovitch, alias Yannick
 1997 Décalages au Palais des Glaces (Video)
David
 1996 Les soeurs Hamlet
Malo (as Gad El Maleh)
 1996 Hi Cousin!
Alilo
 1994 Manivelle (Short)
Le policier
 1994 Fruits et légumes (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Comedian.

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Gad El Maleh | Gab

Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

Everywhere I go in America, when they learn I'm from France, the first thing they ask me is if I'm a huge Jerry Lewis fan. I've never been able to figure that out. Maybe it's because of his body movements. It's just so weird. Maybe it's because of the theatrical comedy tradition in France. But it just makes no sense to me... I remember someone asked Jerry why he never does political material. He ... See more »

Trivia:

Aquired French citizenship. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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