Alain Chabat

Alain Chabat

  • Highest Rated: 100% The Taste of Others (Le goût des autres) (2000)
  • Lowest Rated: 0% A Thousand Words (2012)
  • Birthday: Nov 24, 1958
  • Birthplace: Oran, Algeria
  • A French actor known for his work in a number of comedies, Alain Chabat is probably best-known to American audiences for his role as Victoria Abril's philandering husband in the sex comedy Gazon Maudit (French Twist, 1995).Born in Oran, Algeria, on November 24, 1958, Chabat grew up in Massy, a suburb of Paris. Never an enthusiastic student, he quit 12 schools over the course of his education and nurtured a passion for music and comics. Through a series of circumstances, Chabat ended up working for the cable network Canal+; during the late '80s, while still employed there, he made the acquaintance of actors Dominique Farrugia, Chantal Lauby, and Bruno Carette, with whom he wrote television sketches and formed a lasting creative partnership. Following the death of Carette, Chabat, Farrugia, and Lauby wrote their first film, La Cite de la Peur: Une Comedie Familiale (1994). A comic parody of horror and detective films, it established the sort of work with which Chabat would become largely associated throughout his career.A staple of many of France's comedy spoofs throughout the '90s, Chabat earned a fair amount of international recognition for his performance in Josiane Balasko's aforementioned Gazon Maudit. In 1997, he wrote, directed, and starred in the popular Didier, a comedy that cast him as the human incarnation of a dog. Chabat earned a César for his direction of the film, and he has continued to enjoy popularity as one of his country's most steadily employed comic actors.

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No Score Yet Christmas & Co (Santa & Cie) Santa Director 2017
64% Reality (Réalité) Actor 2015
61% L'écume des jours (Mood Indigo) Jules Gouffé 2014
69% Asterix and Obelix: Mansion of the Gods (Astérix: Le domaine des dieux) Actor 2014
No Score Yet Turf Le Grec Screenwriter 2013
No Score Yet Les Gamins Gilbert 2013
37% Ice Age: Continental Drift Silas $161.4M 2012
0% A Thousand Words Christian Leger de la Touffe $18.5M 2012
No Score Yet Sur la piste du Marsupilami (HOUBA! On the Trail of the Marsupilami) Screenwriter Producer Dan Geraldo Director 2012
No Score Yet La guerre des boutons (War of the Buttons) Monsieur Labru 2011
69% Babies Producer $6.6M 2010
No Score Yet Ensemble, c'est Trop Producer 2010
45% Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian Napoleon $177.2M 2009
No Score Yet Tresor Actor 2009
No Score Yet La Personne aux Deux Personnes (The Person Who Is Two Persons) (Me Two) Actor 2008
70% The Science of Sleep Guy $4.6M 2006
53% I Do (Prête-moi ta main) Luis Costa Luis Producer Screenwriter 2006
No Score Yet Papa Actor Screenwriter 2005
57% Happily Ever After Georges $0.2M 2005
No Score Yet RRRrrrr!!! Director Producer Actor 2004
No Score Yet Mais qui a tué Pamela Rose? Actor 2003
No Score Yet Chouchou Stanislas de la Tour-Maubourg 2003
86% Astérix & Obélix: Mission Cléopâtre (Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra) Cesar Director 2002
100% The Taste of Others (Le goût des autres) Bruno Deschamps 2000
No Score Yet Le Cousin Gerard Delvaux 1997
No Score Yet Didier Didier Screenwriter Director 1997
70% Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (Beaumarchais, l'insolent) Le courtisan à Versailles 1996
55% French Twist (Gazon maudit) Laurent 1995
No Score Yet A la folie (Six Days, Six Nights) Thomas 1994
No Score Yet La Cité de la Peur Screenwriter Serge Karamazov/Jacques, Journaliste TV 1994
No Score Yet Parano (Wacko) Actor 1994
No Score Yet La Classe américaine (Le Grand détournement) Actor 1993


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