2 February 2013 9:29 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Omar Sy is an award-winning French actor, comedian, comic writer and television personality, who is already starting to make a name for himself in America.  Honored for his performance as Driss, a young man from the projects who becomes a caretaker for a quadriplegic in The Intouchables, Sy was presented with a Virtuosos Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (Sbiff).  Collider was there to cover and attend the event, and we’ve compiled the highlights of what the actor had to say during the Q&A. While there, Omar Sy talked about why directors Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache had faith in his abilities when he didn’t even consider himself an actor, getting bigger roles each of the four times they’ve collaborated together, working with co-star François Cluzet, who he beat out for the César Award for Best Actor, and how he’s ready to work in English, »

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