Olivier Martinez

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Paris, France
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/12/1966, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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Olivier Martinez Fast Facts:
  • Was originally a boxer like his father, but was encouraged by friends to pursue acting.
  • Won the Cesar Award for Most Promising Actor for his role in the 1993 French film Un Deux Trois Soleil.
  • Was labeled the "French Brad Pitt" early in his career, a moniker he disliked because he wanted to be judged on his own terms.
  • Dated pop singer Kylie Minogue for four years, during which time she successfully battled breast cancer; she has credited him for helping with her recovery.
  • Says he did not film any nude scenes in the 2002 drama Unfaithful because he is shy and will not "play naked."
  • Has said that, unlike other actors, he doesn't try to be "in the character's skin,"  because he doesn't think "truth and fiction mix up."
  • Olivier Martinez Relationships:
  • Maceo-Robert Martinez - Son
  • Juliette Binoche - Ex-significant Other
  • Halle Berry - Wife
  • Mira Sorvino - Ex-significant Other
  • Kylie Minogue - Ex-significant Other
  • Vincent Martinez - Brother
  • Nahla Aubrey - Stepdaughter
  • Robert Martinez - Father
  • Rosemarie Martinez - Mother
  • Olivier Martinez Awards:
  • 1993 Prix Jean-Gabin: Jean-Gabin Award - Winner
  • 1994 César Awards: Most Promising Actor - Winner
  • 1993 César Awards: Most Promising Actor - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended the French National Academy of Dramatic Arts, Paris, France

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