Tchéky Karyo


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Born in Istanbul, Turkey, Tcheky Karyo grew up in Paris. He studied drama at the Cyrano Theatre and became a member of the Daniel Sorano Company, where he played numerous classical roles. He next joined the National Theatre of Strasbourg, where he starred in contemporary theatre as well as in such classical works as "Tartuffe", "Macbeth" and "... See full bio »

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Nikita Bob
(1990)
The Core Serge
(2003)
The Patriot Jean Villeneuve
(2000)
Kiss of the Dragon Insp. Richard
(2001)

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  L'Araignée Rouge (completed)
Simon Delaunay
 -2021 Baptiste (TV Series)
Julien Baptiste
- Episode #2.1 (2021) ... Julien Baptiste
- Into the Sand (2019) ... Julien Baptiste
- Lucy (2019) ... Julien Baptiste
- Vertrouwen (2019) ... Julien Baptiste
- For Blood (2019) ... Julien Baptiste
 2021 Noël à tous les étages
Georges
 2020 Possessions (TV Series)
Yoel
- Out (2020) ... Yoel
- Love and other deamons (2020) ... Yoel
- The chronology of pain (2020) ... Yoel
- A late goodbye (2020) ... Yoel
- Red wedding (2020) ... Yoel
 2020/II Charon (Short)
The Man
 2020 The Eddy (TV Mini-Series)
Daniel Perrin
- Maja (2020) ... Daniel Perrin
 2020 Mermaid in Paris
Camille
 2019-2020 ZeroZeroZero (TV Series)
François Salvage
- Miranda (2020) ... François Salvage
- Tampico Skies (2019) ... François Salvage
- The Shipment (2019) ... François Salvage
 2019 The Name of the Rose (TV Series)
Papa Giovanni XXII
- Episode #1.8 (2019) ... Papa Giovanni XXII (as Tcheky Karyo)
- Episode #1.7 (2019) ... Papa Giovanni XXII (as Tcheky Karyo, credit only)
- Episode #1.6 (2019) ... Papa Giovanni XXII (as Tcheky Karyo, credit only)
- Episode #1.5 (2019) ... Papa Giovanni XXII (as Tcheky Karyo, credit only)
- Episode #1.4 (2019) ... Papa Giovanni XXII (as Tcheky Karyo)
 2018 War on Beasts (TV Series)
Serge Tokarev
- Épisode 6 (2018) ... Serge Tokarev
- Épisode 5 (2018) ... Serge Tokarev
- Épisode 4 (2018) ... Serge Tokarev
- Épisode 3 (2018) ... Serge Tokarev
- Épisode 2 (2018) ... Serge Tokarev (credit only)
 2018 Genius (TV Series)
Henri Rousseau
- Picasso: Chapter Six (2018) ... Henri Rousseau
 2018 Mary Magdalene
Elisha
 2017 I Didn't Shoot Jesse James (Short)
Bob Ford
 2014-2016 The Missing (TV Series)
Julien Baptiste
- The Mountain (2016) ... Julien Baptiste
- 1991 (2016) ... Julien Baptiste
- Saint John (2016) ... Julien Baptiste
- Das Vergessen (2016) ... Julien Baptiste
- Statice (2016) ... Julien Baptiste
 2016 Daydreams
Marc
 2016 Section Zéro (TV Series)
Franck Varnove
- Du sang et des larmes (2016) ... Franck Varnove
- Bloc 13 (2016) ... Franck Varnove
- Sirius requiem (2016) ... Franck Varnove
- Entre les vivants et les morts (2016) ... Franck Varnove
- Soldats de l'ombre (2016) ... Franck Varnove
 2015/I Through the Air
Armand Cavelle
 2015 Les brigands
Old Man
 2014 Un mort sur le trottoir (Short)
Le juge
 2014 De guerre lasse
Armand
 2013 No Limit (TV Series)
Koskas
- Panique chimique (2013) ... Koskas
- Vacances j'oublie tout (2013) ... Koskas (credit only)
- Le prototype (2013) ... Koskas
- Mariage à haut risque (2013) ... Koskas
- Mort ou vif (2013) ... Koskas
 2013 Belle & Sebastian
César
 2013 Jappeloup
Marcel Rozier
 2012 L'étoile du jour
Heroy
 2012 Pieces of Me
Edern
 2011 Les Lyonnais
Serge Suttel
 2011 Special Forces
Amiral Guezennec
 2011 L'itinéraire (Short)
José
 2011 Fabienne
Le commissaire Mérendon
 2010/I The Way
Captain Henri
 2010 Among Us
Walter
 2009 The Heart of the Earth (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2009 Kaamelott (TV Series short)
Manius Macrinus Firmus
- Lacrimosa (2009) ... Manius Macrinus Firmus (as Tcheky Karyo)
- Arturus Rex (2009) ... Manius Macrinus Firmus (as Tcheky Karyo)
- Nuptiæ (2009) ... Manius Macrinus Firmus (as Tcheky Karyo)
- Dux Bellorum (2009) ... Manius Macrinus Firmus (as Tcheky Karyo)
- Præceptores (2009) ... Manius Macrinus Firmus (as Tcheky Karyo)
 2008 A Man and His Dog
Guitariste parc
 2008 Vampire Party
Le Duc de Journiac
 2008 A Previous Engagement
Alex Belmont
 2008 The Impossible Truth (TV Movie)
Juge François Marceau
 2008 La résistance (TV Series documentary)
Récitant / Narrator (voice)
 2007 Les cerfs-volants (TV Movie)
Ambroise
 2007 Boxes
Jean
 2007 The Lark Farm
Aram
 2007 Jacquou le croquant
Le chevalier
 2006 The Gravedancers
Vincent Cochet
 2005 S.A.C.: Des hommes dans l'ombre (TV Movie)
Louis Routier
 2005 A Cursed Monarchy (TV Mini-Series)
Philippe le Bel
- Le Roi de Fer (2005) ... Philippe le Bel (as Tcheky Karyo)
 2005 The 4 Musketeers (TV Series)
Le cardinal de Richelieu
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Le cardinal de Richelieu
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Le cardinal de Richelieu
 2004 A Very Long Engagement
Capitaine Favourier (as Tcheky Karyo)
 2004 Old Goriot (TV Movie)
Vautrin
 2004 Ne quittez pas!
Raveu, le banquier
 2004 Taking Lives
Leclair
 2004 Renegade
Uncle
 2003 The Core
Serge (as Tcheky Karyo)
 2003 Utopía
Hervé
 2002 CinéMagique (Short)
Knight
 2002 The Good Thief
Roger
 2001 Kiss of the Dragon
Insp. Richard
 2000 The King Is Dancing
Molière
 2000 The Patriot
Jean Villeneuve
 2000 Arabian Nights (TV Mini-Series)
Black Coda
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Black Coda (as Tcheky Karyo)
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Black Coda (as Tcheky Karyo)
 2000 Saving Grace
Jacques (as Tcheky Karyo)
 1999 The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
Dunois (as Tcheky Karyo)
 1999 My Life So Far
Gabriel Chenoux (as Tcheky Karyo)
 1999 Babel
Nemrod
 1999 Wing Commander
Commodore James 'Paladin' Taggart
 1998 Let There Be Light
Harper
 1998 Passage to Paradise
Renato
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series)
George Melies
- Le voyage dans la lune (1998) ... George Melies (as Tcheky Karyo)
 1997 Les mille merveilles de l'univers
Professor Larsen
 1997 Dobermann
Commissaire Sauveur Cristini
 1997 Addicted to Love
Anton (as Tcheky Karyo)
 1997 Habitat
Hank Symes
 1996 Les liens du coeur (TV Movie)
Silas Marner
 1996 To Have & to Hold
Jack
 1996 Albergo Roma
Federale Apolloni
 1995 Foreign Land
Kraft
 1995 La règle du silence (TV Movie)
Barreto
 1995 GoldenEye
Dimitri Mishkin (as Tcheky Karyo)
 1995 Crying Freeman
Detective Netah (as Tcheky Karyo)
 1995 Operation Dumbo Drop
Goddard (as Tcheky Karyo)
 1995 Bad Boys
Fouchet (as Tcheky Karyo)
 1995 Moon Shadow
Lorenzo
 1995 Zadoc et le bonheur
Zadoc
 1994 Innocent Obsession
Nickki
 1994 L'ange noir
Paul Delorme
 1994 Nostradamus
Nostradamus
 1994 Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy
M. Jacques, le projectionniste #1 (as Tcheky Karyo)
 1993 And the Band Played On (TV Movie)
Dr. Willy Rozenbaum
 1992 J.: Born on the Wrong Side of Town (Video short)
Tchéky Karyo
 1992 Red Shoe Diaries (TV Series)
Phillip
- Just Like That (1992) ... Phillip
 1992 Trop près des Dieux (Short)
Henri Georges
 1992 L'Atlantide
Lieutenant Morhange
 1992 1492: Conquest of Paradise
Pinzon (as Tcheky Karyo)
 1992 Sketch Artist (TV Movie)
Paul Korbel
 1992 On Guard
Jean Vergier
 1991 Husbands and Lovers
Paolo
 1991 The Knife
Hermes (as Tcheky Karyo)
 1991 Isabelle Eberhardt
Slimene
 1990 Vincent and Me
Vincent Van Gogh
 1990 Cinéma 16 (TV Series)
Sylvain
- The House on the Dune (1990) ... Sylvain
 1990 La fille des collines
Vincent
 1990 Nikita
Bob (as Tcheky Karyo)
 1989 Corps perdus
Eric Desange
 1989 Australia
Julien Pierson
 1988 The Bear
Tom
 1987 Spiral
Kino
 1987 Sorceress
Etienne de Bourbon (as Tcheky Karyo)
 1986 États d'âme
Bertrand
 1986 Bleu comme l'enfer
Franck
 1986 L'unique
Michel
 1985 Contes clandestins
Philippe
 1985 Grottenolm
Gerome Holm
 1985 L'amour braque
Micky
 1984 Le matelot 512
Le balafré / André
 1984 Full Moon in Paris
Remi
 1984 L'air du crime
Robert
 1984 Machinations (TV Series)
Marc Berger
 1983 Le marginal
Francis Pierron
 1983 La java des ombres
Xavier
 1982 La balance
Petrovic (as Tcheky Karyo)
 1982 The Return of Martin Guerre
Augustin
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Alternate Names:

Tcheky Karyo | Techky Karyo

Height:

5' 10¾" (1.8 m)
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He speaks fluent Turkish, Greek, French and English. He can also communicate in Italian and Spanish. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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