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Gérard Lanvin

Gérard Lanvin
Gérard Lanvin at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival
Born (1950-06-21) 21 June 1950
Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Occupation Actor
Years active 1976-present

Gérard Lanvin (French pronunciation: ​; born 21 June 1950) is a César Award-winning French actor.[1][2][3] He quit his studies when he was 17 to become an actor. He took on a role in Vous n'aurez pas l'Alsace et la Lorraine in 1977 on an offer from actor Coluche. He received the Prix Jean Gabin in 1982 for his role in Une étrange affaire. In 1995 he won a César Award for Best Actor with Le Fils préféré. Other appearances include Une semaine de vacances and 3 zéros. During the 2000s, he returned to the big screen with popular comedies. In 2001, he received the César Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role with The Taste of Others (Le Goût des autres).

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Director
1976 L'aile ou la cuisse the circus guy Claude Zidi
1979 Heroes Are Not Wet Behind the Ears The Guard Charles Nemes
1980 A Week's Vacation Pierre Bertrand Tavernier
Extérieur, nuit Léo Jacques Bral
1981 Le Choix des armes Inspecteur Sarlat Alain Corneau
Strange Affair Louis Coline Pierre Granier-Deferre
1982 Tir groupé Antoine Béranger Jean-Claude Missiaen
1983 Le Prix du Danger François Jacquemard Yves Boisset
1984 Ronde de nuit Inspecteur Gu Arenas Jean-Claude Missiaen
Marche à l'ombre François Michel Blanc
1985 Les Spécialistes Stéphane Carella Patrice Leconte
1990 Il y a des jours... et des lunes the trucker Claude Lelouch
1992 La Belle Histoire the gypsy named Jesus Claude Lelouch
1994 The Favourite Son Jean-Paul Mantegna Nicole Garcia
1996 My Man Jeannot Bertrand Blier
2000 The Taste of Others Franck Moreno Agnès Jaoui
2001 Les Morsures de l'aube Étienne Antoine de Caunes
2002 Le Boulet Gérard Moltès Alain Berbérian and Frédéric Forestier
2006 Camping Michel Saint-Josse Fabien Onteniente
2008 Mesrine Charlie Bauer Jean-François Richet
2011 Les Lyonnais (A Gang Story) Edmond Vidal, alias "Momon" Olivier Marchal
2010 Point Blank Captain Patrick Werner Fred Cavayé
2014 Get Well Soon Pierre Laurent Jean Becker
96 hours Gabriel Carré Frédéric Schoendoerffer


  1. ^ "Gérard Lanvin at (English version)". Retrieved 2012-11-11. 
  2. ^ "Gérard Lanvin at". Retrieved 2012-11-11. 
  3. ^ "Gérard Lanvin at". Retrieved 2012-11-11. 

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