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Olivier Martinez comes from a working-class family, raised in the Paris suburbs. He left school at an early age, holding various pick-up jobs such as salesman for jeans. Friends urged him to try acting, and at age 23 he enrolled in the International Conservatory of Paris. After several television shows, he reached the international market with The... See full bio »

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Unfaithful Paul Martel
S.W.A.T. Alex Montel
Taking Lives
Taking Lives Paquette
The Physician
The Physician Shah Ala ad Daula


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 2016 Mars (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
Ed Grann (2016)
 2014 Revenge (TV Series)
Pascal LeMarchal
- Blood (2014) ... Pascal LeMarchal
- Disgrace (2014) ... Pascal LeMarchal
 2013 The Physician
Shah Ala ad Daula
 2012 Cybergeddon Zips (TV Series)
- Gustov (2012) ... Gustov
 2012 Dark Tide
 2010 Knight and Day
Beach Scene (uncredited)
 2007 Blood and Chocolate
 2003 La méthode Cauet (TV Series)
- Episode dated 25 September 2003 (2003) ... Himsel
 2002 Angel of Death
 2000 Women
 2000 Before Night Falls
Lazaro Gomez Carilles
 2000 Toreros
 2000 The Slammer
Le muet
 1999 La ciudad de los prodigios
Onofre Bouvila
 1996 My Man
 1995 The Horseman on the Roof
Angelo Pardi
 1993 1, 2, 3, Freeze
Petit Paul
 1992 Les paroles invisibles (Short)
 1992 Odyssée bidon (TV Movie)
 1990 Plein fer
 1990 Navarro (TV Series)
- Barbès de l'aube à l'aurore (1990) ... Rollo
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(2009-11) Print ads: Yves Saint Laurent's L'Homme fragrance.

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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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I was not very comfortable. I always say I'm not very comfortable in love scenes because I'm shy, because I don't play naked. It's very rare for a French actor. I have an issue with that. But as I've said, when I punch somebody in a movie, I don't do it for real. [It's] the art of lying and we try to lie very well, in our love scenes also. See more »


Wore a black ribbon at the premiere of Taking Lives (2004) as a sign of mourning after the bombings in Atocha (Madrid). See more »

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