Didier Bourdon, a French actor, writer, and director, rose to fame for his numerous comedic roles. Bourdon moved to Paris in 1982 to pursue a full-time acting career. He made his film debut in the 1982 comedy film "Les chômeurs en folie", portraying a young count who gets involved with two petty thieves. In 1985, he landed a starring role in the comedy film " The Telephone Always Rings Twice"; he also served as a writer for the film. While in Paris, Bourdon met fellow actors Bernard Campan and Pascal Légitimus, with whom he formed the popular comedic trio Les Inconnus. In 1990, they started their own comedic television show "La télé des inconnus", all playing a variety of different characters. In 1995, the three actors starred in "The Three Brothers", a comedy film written and directed by Bourdon and Campan about three half-brothers who squander their inheritance money after their mother's death. The trio continued to work together, with Bourdon and Campan writing, directing and starring in the 1997 film "The Bet", and Bourdon and Légitimus collaborating in the 2006 film "Madame Irma". Outside of his work with these two actors, Bourdon has appeared in numerous films, including starring in the comedic swashbuckler "Fanfan la tulipe" alongside Penelope Cruz and appearing in the Ridley Scot's film "A Good Year".