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François Cluzet Biography

Birth Place:
Paris, France
Actor, Director, Soundtrack

Fast Facts

  • Wanted to be a rock singer at a young age
  • At the age of 11, he was inspired to pursue a career in acting after attending a theater play
  • Enrolled in acting lessons in the acting school Cours Simon when he was 17-years-old
  • In 1976, he started his career in theater
  • In 1980, he made his debut in films
  • Has had an extensive career in theaters over the years


  • 2017César Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2012César Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2012European Film Awards-European Actor: nominated
  • 2010César Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2007César Awards-Best Actor: winner
  • 2003César Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 1996César Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 1990César Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 1984César Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated