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Born in Champigny-sur-Marne, Val-de-Marne, France

Mini Bio (1)

Samuel Benchetrit was born on June 26, 1973 in Champigny-sur-Marne, Val-de-Marne, France. He is an actor and director, known for I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster (2007), Nouvelle de la tour L (2001) and Asphalte (2015). He was previously married to Marie Trintignant.

Spouse (1)

Marie Trintignant (1998 - 1 August 2003) (her death) (1 child)

Trivia (13)

Has one son, Jules Benchetrit (born in 1998), with actress Marie Trintignant.
Met his wife Marie Trintignant while giving him a reading of the screenplay of one of his short-movies. He was twenty-one.
Stepfather of Roman Kolinka and Paul Cluzet.
One of his favorites actors is François Cluzet.
His parents are called Charles and Michèle. Samuel called Charles and Michèle the heroes of his play "Comédie sur un quai de gare". Charles is metal worker.
He lived his childhood in Parisian suburbs in a low-rent apartment building.
Christopher Lambert was one of his heroes, when he was a child.
Has supported Lionel Jospin's 2002 presidential campaign.
Has a daughter named Saul with Anna Mouglalis.
Has supported Ségolène Royal's 2007 presidential campaign.
Brother-in-law of Vincent Trintignant.
He has written a new play, with Jean-Louis Trintignant in one of the principal roles. [July 2004]

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