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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 La vie est un long fleuve tranquille (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 La fille seule (1995), Une minute de ... See full bio »
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Known For

The Piano Teacher
The Piano Teacher Walter Klemmer
(2001)
La Haine
La Haine Benoît
(1995)
Les petits mouchoirs
Les petits mouchoirs Vincent Ribaud
(2010)

Filmography

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 2017/I Money (completed)
 2016-2018 Marseille (TV Series)
Lucas Barres
- Episode #2.1 (2018)
- Intox (2016) ... Lucas Barres
- Crocodile (2016) ... Lucas Barres
- La Lutte Finale (2016) ... Lucas Barres
- A voté (2016) ... Lucas Barres
 2017 La douleur
Robert Antelme
 2016 La fille de Brest
Antoine Le Bihan
 2016 Le convoi
Alex
 2015 Cafard
Jean Mordant (French version, voice)
 2015 On voulait tout casser
Gérôme
 2015 La tête haute
Yann
 2014 The Connection
Le Fou
 2013 Pour une femme
Michel
 2011 Des vents contraires
Paul Anderen
 2011 Forces spéciales
Tic-Tac
 2010 Mon pote
Bruno Duchêne
 2010 Les petits mouchoirs
Vincent Ribaud
 2010 L'avocat
Léo Demarsan
 2010 Sans laisser de traces
Étienne Meunier
 2008 Résolution 819 (TV Movie)
Jacques Calvez
 2008 Inju, la bête dans l'ombre
Alex Fayard
 2008 Seuls Two
Le commissaire
 2007 L'ennemi intime
Lieutenant Terrien
 2007 24 mesures
Didier
 2007 Truands
Franck (as Benoit Magimel)
 2006 Fair Play
Jean-Claude
 2006 Selon Charlie
Pierre
 2005 Les chevaliers du ciel
Capitaine Antoine "Walk'n" Marchelli
 2005 Trouble
Matyas / Thomas
 2004 La demoiselle d'honneur
Philippe Tardieu
 2003 Errance
Jacques
 2003 Effroyables jardins
Emile Bailleul
 2002 Nid de guêpes
Santino
 2001 Lisa
Sam
 2000 Selon 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
 1995 La fille seule
Rémi
 1995 La Haine
Benoît
 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
- Episode #1.8 (1994) ... Eden
- Episode #1.7 (1994) ... Eden
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Eden
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Eden
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Eden
 1993 L'instit (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 La vie est un long fleuve tranquille
Momo Groseille
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Filming "All You Wanted to Break" with Kad Merad and Charles Berling.

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Alternate Names:

Benoit Magimel

Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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Benoît is the eldest of three siblings; he has a younger brother called Arnaud and they have a younger sister. She is 10 years younger than Benoît. See more »

Trademark:

His reputation is to be dark, serious, introverted

Star Sign:

Taurus

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