Michel Blanc

Michel Blanc

  • Highest Rated: 100% Summer Things (2003)
  • Lowest Rated: 24% Ready to Wear (Prêt-à-Porter) (1994)
  • Birthday: Apr 16, 1952
  • Birthplace: Courbevoie, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
  • Small, bald, and of average appearance, French comedian Michel Blanc is among his country's most popular and prolific contemporary funnymen. He also has a devoted international following. In addition to acting, he is a talented screenwriter and has directed two films as well. Blanc started out as a member of Le Splendid comedy troupe. Though not the most popular of the players, he was the first to become a director, making his debut with Marche a l'ombre (1984), which became a big box-office hit in France. Blanc became a star in 1986 after filmmaker Bertrand Blier invited him to replace the recently deceased Patrick Dewaere in his comedy Tenue de Soiree and star opposite French superstar Gerard Depardieu. His performance earned him a Best Actor award at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival. In 1989, Blanc broke out of the comedy mold and proved himself a fine dramatic actor in the highly regarded Monsieur Hire. For comedians, a sudden foray into drama is a risky move, but for Blanc it was an excellent one and he received considerable praise for his efforts. In 1994, he returned to the director's chair for the scathing comedy Grosse Fatigue, based on an original idea by his friend Blier, in which Blanc plays a dual role to archly comment upon French cinema and to make fun of his own fame and fortune.

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No Score Yet Raid dingue Actor 2016
No Score Yet The New Adventures of Aladdin (Les nouvelles aventures d'Aladin) Actor 2015
66% The Hundred-Foot Journey Mayor $46.3M 2014
57% Demi-soeur Paul $634 2014
No Score Yet Memories (Les Souvenirs) Actor 2014
No Score Yet 'Merci la vie' Actor 2013
No Score Yet Une nuit à l'Assemblée Nationale Actor 2011
No Score Yet L'exercice De L'etat Gilles 2011
No Score Yet The Day I Saw Your Heart Eli Dhrey 2011
77% The Girl on the Train (La Fille du RER) Samuel Bleistein $0.3M 2010
No Score Yet A Spot of Bother (Une petite zone de turbulences) Screenwriter Jean-Pierre 2010
No Score Yet Musée Haut, Musée Bas Mosk 2008
No Score Yet Nos 18 Ans Le Professeur Martineau 2008
No Score Yet Le Deuxième Souffle (The Second Wind) Blot 2007
88% The Witnesses Adrien 2007
No Score Yet Je Vous Trouve Très Beau Aymé Pigrenet 2006
No Score Yet Les Bronzés 3: Amis pour la vie Actor Screenwriter 2006
No Score Yet You Look So Handsome Actor 2005
No Score Yet Madame Edouard Actor 2004
100% Summer Things Screenwriter Director Jean-Pierre 2003
No Score Yet Mauvaise passe (The Escort) (The Wrong Blonde) Director 1999
40% The Monster Taccone Screenwriter 1996
No Score Yet The Grand Dukes (Les Grands ducs) Shapiron 1996
50% Dead Tired (Grosse Fatigue) Michel/Patrick Olivier Himself Patrick Olivier Director Screenwriter 1995
24% Ready to Wear (Prêt-à-Porter) Inspector Forget, Assistant Prefect of Police 1994
No Score Yet The Favor, the Watch and the Very Big Fish Norbert 1992
No Score Yet Favor, the Watch and the Very Big Fish Actor 1992
89% Uranus Gaigneux 1991
67% Prospero's Books Alonso 1991
No Score Yet Strike It Rich Hotel Manager 1990
100% Monsieur Hire Monsieur Hire 1989
No Score Yet Sans peur et sans reproche (Without Fear or Blame) A surgeon 1988
No Score Yet Je hais les acteurs (I Hate Actors) Mr. Albert 1988
No Score Yet Les Fugitifs Dr.Bourdarias 1986
80% Ménage (Tenue de Soirée) Antoine 1986
No Score Yet The Horse of Pride(Le Cheval d'orgueil) Corentin Calvez 1985
No Score Yet Papy fait de la résistance Le cure 1983
No Score Yet Le Père Noël est une Ordure Voix 1982
No Score Yet Les bronzés font du ski Jean-Claude 1979
No Score Yet L'Adolescente (An Adolescent Girl) Actor 1979
No Score Yet Les Bronzés (French Fried Vacation) Screenwriter Jean-Claude Dusse 1978
No Score Yet Best Way to Walk (La meilleure façon de marcher) Deloux 1978
No Score Yet Like a Turtle on Its Back (La tortue sur le dos) Reveler Who Reads Manuscript 1978
No Score Yet Vous n'aurez pas l'Alsace et la Lorraine (You Won't Have Alsace-Lorraine) Knight 1977
90% The Tenant Scope's Neighbor 1976
88% Je t'aime moi non plus (I Love You, I Don't) Actor 1976
No Score Yet Que la fête commence... (Let Joy Reign Supreme) Actor 1974


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