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Daniel Auteuil is a French actor.

Background

Auteuil, Daniel was born on January 24, 1950 in Algeria. He was the child of two singers, members of the Opéra chorus, so it was natural that he was drawn into theatre—and he continues to perform on the Paris stage.

Career

He began appearing on French TA’ in 1974 and he made his movie debut in L’Agression (75, Gérard Pirès). Since then, these are some of his more important jobs: Attention les Yeux (75, Pirès); La Nuit de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (76, Bob Swaim); L’Amour Violé (76, Yannick Bellon); A Nous Deux (79, Claude Lelouch); La Banquière (80, Francis Girod); Les Fauves (83, jean-Louis Daniel); Petit Con (84, Gérard Lauzier); Jean de Florette (86, Claude Berri); Manon of the Spring (87, Berri).

That pair established him at a new level: A Few Days with Me (88, Claude Sautet); Romuald et Juliette (89, Coline Serreau); Lacenaire (90, Cirod); A Heart in Winter (92, Sautet); with Catherine Deneuve in Mi/ Favorite Season (93, André Téchiné); Henri of Navarre in La Reine Margot (94, Patrice Chéreau); Une Femme Française (95, Regis Warmer); Le Huitième Jour (96, Jaco Van Dormael); Les Voleurs (96, Téchiné); Passage à l'Acte (96, Girod); Lucie Auhrac (97, Berri); Le Bossu (97, Philippe de Broca); The Girl on the Bridge (99, Patrice Leconte); working in English in The Lost Son (99, Chris Menges); The Widow of Saint-Pierre (00, Leconte); as Sade (00, Benoît Jacquot); The Closet (00, Francis Veber).

Works

  • Film

  • Other Work

    • Appeared in plays Le Garçon d'Appartement, 1980. Films include Let's Make a Dirty Movie, 1975, Act of Aggression, 1975, La Nuit de Saint Germain des Prés, 1976, Rape of Love, 1976, Monsieur Papa, 1977, Les Héros n'ont pas froid aux oreilles, 1978, Bête mais discipliné, 1979, An Adventure for Two, 1979, Les Sous-doués, 1980, Clara and the Swell Guys, 1980, La Banquière, 1980, Les Sous-doués en vacances, 1981, Men Prefer Fat Girls, 1981, Que les gros salaires lèvent le doigt!!!, 1982, Pour 100 briques t'as plus rien, 1982, T'empêches tout le monde de dormir, 1982, L'Indic, 1983, Les Fauves, 1983, P'tit con, 1984, The Syringe, 1984, Dame vom Palast Hotel, 1985, Love on the Quiet, 1985, The Journalist, 1986, Ugolin, 1986, Manon of the Spring, 1986 (Best actor award Cannes), A Few Days with Me, 1988, Mama, There's a Man in Your Bed, 1989, The Elegant Criminal, 1990, My Life is Hell, 1991, A Heart of Stone, 1992, My Favorite Season, 1993, Queen Margot, 1994, The Separation, 1994, A French Woman, 1995, Pereira Declares, 1996, The Eighth Day, 1996, The Child of the Night, 1996, Death In Therapy, 1996, On Guard, 1997, An Interesting State, 1999, La Fille sur le pont, 1999, The Lost Son, 1999, Mauvaise passe, 1999, La Veuve de Saint-Pierre, 2000, Sade, 2000, The Closet, 2001, Vajont - La diga del disonore, 2001, The Adversary, 2002, Small Cuts, 2003, The Red Knight, 2003, After You, 2003, The Car Keys, 2003, Under a False Name, 2004, Nos amis les flics, 2004, Why (Not) Brazil?, 2004, 36 Quai des Orfevres, 2005, L'Un reste, l'autre part, 2005, Cache, 2005, Peindre ou faire l'amour, 2005. (television series) Les Fargeot, 1974.

Personality

He is second only to Gérard Depardieu now in France. He is very versatile: he could manage the hunchback Ugolin in Jean de Florcttc and Manon of the Spring; he can play comedy or drama with equal ease.

Connections

Married Anne Jousset (divorced). 1 child, Aurore; married Emmanuelle Beart, 1993 (divorced 1995). 1 child, Nelly.

spouses:
Anne Jousset

Emmanuelle Beart

children:
Aurore Auteuil

Nelly Auteuil