Vincent Cassel

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Blue-eyed Vincent Cassel was born in Paris to a leading actor father, Jean-Pierre Cassel, and a journalist mother, Sabine Litique. Often labeled as a tough guy because of his roles, eclectic choices and talent have made of him a star of European cinema. First in La Haine (1995), the young actor, actually coming from upper classes, succeeded to ... See full bio »

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Black Swan Thomas Leroy / The Gentleman
Mesrine: Public Enemy No. 1 Jacques Mesrine
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  Eastern Promises 2 (announced)
Kiril (rumored)
  Liaison (TV Series) (filming)
 2021 Les méchants (completed)
Acteur nouveau film Guillaume Kekchoz
 2021 6 X Confiné.e.s (TV Series)
- Scorpex (2021) ... Scorpex
 2020 A Friendly Tale
Marc Seyriey
 2020 Westworld (TV Series)
Engerraund Serac
- Crisis Theory (2020) ... Engerraund Serac
- Passed Pawn (2020) ... Engerraund Serac
- Decoherence (2020) ... Engerraund Serac
- Genre (2020) ... Engerraund Serac
- The Mother of Exiles (2020) ... Engerraund Serac
 2020 Underwater
Captain Lucien
 2019 The Specials
Bruno Haroche
 2018 Default
Michel Camdessus
 2018 The Emperor of Paris
François Vidocq
 2018 The Great Mystical Circus
 2018 The World Is Yours
 2018 Black Tide
François Visconti
 2017 Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti
Paul Gauguin
 2017 The Movie of My Life
Nicolas Terranova
 2016/I Jason Bourne
 2015 Group Violence (Short)
Vincent Battisti
 2015 One Wild Moment
 2015 The Little Prince
The Fox (French version, voice)
 2015 My King
Georgio Milevski
 2015 Tale of Tales
King of Strongcliff
 2015 Child 44
Major Kuzmin
 2015 Partisan
 2014 Rio, I Love You
Zé (segment "A Musa")
 2014 Beauty and the Beast
La Bête / Le Prince
 2013/I Trance
 2011 Platane (TV Series)
Vincent Cassel
- La fois où il a changé de carte de visite (2011) ... Vincent Cassel
 2011 A Dangerous Method
Otto Gross
 2011 The Monk
 2010 Our Day Will Come
 2010 Black Swan
Thomas Leroy / The Gentleman
 2009 Adrift
 2009 Lascars
Tony Merguez (voice)
 2008 Mesrine: Public Enemy No. 1
Jacques Mesrine
 2008 Mesrine: Killer Instinct
Jacques Mesrine
 2007 His Majesty Minor
 2007 Eastern Promises
 2007 Lascars (TV Series)
- Le dernier rebelle (2007) ... Graffeur (voice)
 2007 Ocean's Thirteen
François Toulour
 2006 FBI Zoo (Short)
Walt le sexy (voice)
 2006 Satan
Joseph / the shepherd
 2005/I Derailed
 2004 Ocean's Twelve
François Toulour
 2004 Secret Agents
 2004 Renegade
Mike Blueberry
 2003 Kourtrajmé Vol 1 (Short)
 2002 La barbichette (Short)
 2002/II The Reckoning
Lord De Guise
 2002 Irreversible
Marcus (as Cassel)
 2001 Read My Lips
 2001 Birthday Girl
 2001 Shrek
Monsieur Hood (voice)
 2001 Brotherhood of the Wolf
 2001 Dear Father (Short)
 2000 The Crimson Rivers
Max Kerkerian
 1999 Guest House Paradiso
Gino Bolognese
 1999 Méditerranées
 1998 Compromis (Short)
Le jeune premier
 1998 Elizabeth
Duc d'Anjou
 1997 Dobermann
Yann Lepentrec dit Le Dob
 1996 The Pupil
 1996 As You Want Me
 1996 The Apartment
Max Mayer
 1995 Valse nocturne (Short)
 1995 Adultery: A User's Guide
Bruno Corteggiani
 1995 La Haine
 1995 Jefferson in Paris
Camille Desmoulins
 1995 3000 scénarios contre un virus (TV Series)
- La teuf d'enfer (1995)
 1995 Tales of the Wild (TV Series)
- Le sang du chasseur (1995) ... Pastamoo
 1995 Ainsi soient-elles
 1995 C'est mon histoire (TV Series)
- Soif d'en sortir (1995)
 1994 Elle voulait faire quelque chose (Short)
 1994 Putain de porte (Short)
 1994 Tina et le revolver (Short)
 1994 Le juge est une femme (TV Series)
- Danse avec la mort (1994) ... Corsini
 1993 Le syndrome de Gilles de la Tourette (Short)
Le Journaliste
 1993 Dose mortelle (TV Movie)
 1993 Café au lait
 1993 Les intrépides (TV Series)
- Cowgirl (1993)
 1992 Un dimanche sans ailes (Short)
 1992 Hot Chocolate (TV Movie)
 1992 Warburg: A Man of Influence (TV Mini Series)
 1991 Les dessous de la passion (TV Movie)
Christopher / The Photograph
 1991 Le stagiaire (TV Movie)
 1988 La belle Anglaise (TV Series)
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Music video: Appears in Amadou & Mariam's "La Réalité" video. See more »

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3 Interviews | 5 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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Personal Quote:

[asked what he would do if the world was to end in five minutes] Until today I would have said, "Get into a plane and jump out with a parachute". Now that I've done it, I would say, "make love for the last time hoping that it is my wife who is at my side." See more »


His collaboration with writer/director/actor Mathieu Kassovitz in a handful of films turned him into a popular and versatile French "tough guy" star. See more »


Often plays short-tempered, mentally-unbalanced characters See more »



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