Starred in Volker Schlöndorff's "Diplomatie," a World War II drama.
Starred in Jeunet's "Micmacs."
Provided narration foe Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "Amelie."
Won his first Cesar award for his performance in "Un cœur en hiver."
Made his commercial breakthrough with "Three Men and a Cradle."
Has a theatre named after him in Divonne-les-Bains, France.