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Benoît Magimel


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 like A Single Girl (1995), Une minute de silence (... See full bio »
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 2013 For a Woman
Michel
 2012 My Way
Paul Lederman
 2011 Headwinds
Paul Anderen
 2011 Special Forces
Tic-Tac
 2010 Mon pote
Bruno Duchêne
 2010 Little White Lies
Vincent Ribaud
 2010 The Counsel
Léo Demarsan
 2010 Traceless
Étienne Meunier
 2008 Resolution 819 (TV Movie)
Jacques Calvez
 2008 Possibility of an Island
Daniel
 2008 Inju: The Beast in the Shadow
Alex Fayard
 2008 Seuls Two
Le commissaire
 2007 L'ennemi intime
Lieutenant Terrien
 2007 24 Bars
Didier
 2007 Paris Lockdown
Franck (as Benoit Magimel)
 2006 Fair Play
Jean-Claude
 2006 Charlie Says
Pierre
 2005 Sky Fighters
Capitaine Antoine "Walk'n" Marchelli
 2005 Duplicity
Matyas / Thomas
 2004 The Bridesmaid
Philippe Tardieu
 2003 Errances
Jacques
 2003 Strange Gardens
Emile Bailleul
 2002 The Nest
Santino
 2001 Lisa
Sam
 2000 To Matthieu
Matthieu Debris
 1999 Le saut de l'ange (Short)
 1999 Bonne Nuit (TV Movie)
Serge
 1998 No happy end (Short)
 1998 Warning (Short)
Sébastien
 1998 Une minute de silence
Marek
 1998 Déjà mort
David
 1997 Papa (Short)
Marc
 1997 La première fois (Short)
Ludo
 1996 15 sans billets (Short)
 1996 Long cours (TV Movie)
Jeff
 1996 Thieves
Jimmy Fontana
 1995 La Haine
Benoît
 1995 A Single Girl
Rémi
 1994 Putain de porte (Short)
 1994 Tous les garçons et les filles de leur âge... (TV Series)
Pierre
- L'incruste (1994) ... Pierre
 1994 La colline aux mille enfants (TV Movie)
René
 1994 Jalna (TV Mini-Series)
Eden
 1993 The School Teacher (TV Series)
Félix
- Les chiens et les loups (1993) ... Félix
 1993 Le voyant (TV Series)
Le jeune homme
- Pleine lune (1993) ... Le jeune homme
 1992 Le cahier volé
Maurice
 1992 Les années campagne
Jules
 1992 Toutes peines confondues
Thomas
 1991 Le Lyonnais (TV Series)
Robert Rodrigue
- Régis l'éventreur (1991) ... Robert Rodrigue
 1991 Faux frère (TV Short)
 1991 Les ritals (TV Movie)
Francois
 1990 Les enfants de Lascaux (TV Movie)
Georges
 1989 Pause-café (TV Series)
Gérard
- Les verres cassés (1989) ... Gérard
 1989 Papa est parti, maman aussi
Jérôme
 1988 Life Is a Long Quiet River
Momo Groseille
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Alternate Names:

Benoit Magimel

Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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His mother is a nurse. See more »

Trademark:

His reputation is to be dark, serious, introverted

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Taurus

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