Mathieu Amalric

Actor, Director, Writer
Magnetic, intense French actor Mathieu Amalric made his film debut in the 1980s, but achieved greater fame almost a decade later with appearances in features by Steven Spielberg, Julien Temple and Sofia Coppola. In his ... Read more »
Born: 10/25/1965 in France


Actor (69)

Le Cancre 2016 (Movie)

Boris (Actor)

My Golden Days 2016 (Movie)

Paul (adult) (Actor)

Never Ever 2016 (Movie)

Jacques Rey (Actor)

Son of Joseph 2016 (Movie)

Oscar Pormenor (Actor)

Belles familles 2015 (Movie)

Jérôme Varenne (Actor)

Chant d'hiver 2015 (Movie)


The Forbidden Room 2015 (Movie)

Thadeusz M___ / Ostler (Actor)

Wolf Hall 2015 (Tv Show)


Arrête ou je continue 2014 (Movie)

Pierre (Actor)

Bird People 2014 (Movie)


Jimmy P. 2014 (Movie)

Georges Devereux (Actor)

LuLu 2014 (Movie)


The Blue Room 2014 (Movie)

Julien Gahyde (Actor)

The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014 (Movie)

Serge X (Actor)

Venus in Fur 2014 (Movie)

Thomas (Actor)

You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet 2013 (Movie)

Mathieu Amalric / M. Henri (Actor)

Amour Crime Parfait 2012 (Movie)


Camille Redouble 2012 (Movie)

the French teacher (Actor)

Chicken with Plums 2012 (Movie)

Nasser-Ali (Actor)

Cosmopolis 2012 (Movie)

Andre Petrescu (Actor)

Lines of Wellington 2012 (Movie)

Marbot (Actor)

The Rabbi's Cat 2012 (Movie)


The Rest of the World 2012 (Movie)

Paul (Actor)

The Silence of Joan 2011 (Movie)


The Sinkholes 2011 (Movie)


Mesrine: Public Enemy Number One 2010 (Movie)

Francois Besse (Actor)

Wild Grass 2010 (Movie)

Bernard de Bordeaux (Actor)

Bancs publics 2009 (Movie)

Le père au landau (Actor)

Being Jewish in France 2009 (Movie)


Face 2009 (Movie)


Les derniers jours du monde 2009 (Movie)


Tournee 2009 (Movie)


57,000 Kilometers Between Us 2008 (Movie)


A Christmas Tale 2008 (Movie)

Henri, their middle child (Actor)

A Secret 2008 (Movie)

37-year-old Francois (Actor)

De la guerre 2008 (Movie)


Heartbeat Detector 2008 (Movie)

Simon Kessler (Actor)

Quantum of Solace 2008 (Movie)

Dominic Greene (Actor)

Actrices 2007 (Movie)

Denis (Actor)

Captain Ahab 2007 (Movie)


L' Histoire de Richard O. 2007 (Movie)


Michou D'Auber 2007 (Movie)

Jacques (Actor)

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly 2007 (Movie)

Jean-Dominique Bauby (Actor)

A Curtain Raiser 2006 (Movie)

Pierre (Actor)

La Moustache 2006 (Movie)

Serge (Actor)

Le Grand Appartement 2006 (Movie)


Marie Antoinette 2006 (Movie)

Man at Masked Ball (Actor)

Quand J'Etais Chanteur 2006 (Movie)

Bruno (Actor)

I Saw Ben Barka Get Killed 2005 (Movie)


Kings and Queen 2005 (Movie)

Ismael (Actor)

Les Signes 2005 (Movie)


Munich 2005 (Movie)

Louis (Actor)

A Sight for Sore Eyes 2004 (Movie)


A Man, A Real One 2003 (Movie)

Boris (Actor)

My Children Are Different 2003 (Movie)


Amour d'enfance 2001 (Movie)

Paul (Actor)

Alice and Martin 2000 (Movie)

Benjamin Sauvagnac (Actor)

La Breche de Roland 2000 (Movie)

Roland (Actor)

La Fausse suivante 2000 (Movie)

Lelio (Actor)

Late August, Early September 1999 (Movie)

Gabriel Deshays (Actor)

Three Bridges Over the River 1999 (Movie)

Arthur (Actor)

Genealogies d'un crime 1998 (Movie)

Yves (Actor)

L' interview 1998 (Movie)

Julien (Actor)

Zaide 1998 (Movie)


Diary of a Seducer 1997 (Movie)

Sebastien (Actor)

Les Favoris de la Lune 1984 (Movie)

Julien (Actor)

L' Affaire Marcorelle 1949 (Movie)

Fourcade (Actor)
Director (5)

The Blue Room 2014 (Movie)


Tournee 2009 (Movie)


Le Stade de Wimbledon 2001 (Movie)


Le Stade de Wimbledon 2001 (Movie)


The Screen Illusion (TV Show)

Writer (2)

Tournee 2009 (Movie)


Le Stade de Wimbledon 2001 (Movie)



Magnetic, intense French actor Mathieu Amalric made his film debut in the 1980s, but achieved greater fame almost a decade later with appearances in features by Steven Spielberg, Julien Temple and Sofia Coppola. In his native country, Amalric was best known for his three collaborations with director Arnaud Desplechin, who gave him his first notable role in 1997's "Ma Vie Sexuelle." The acclaim surrounding Amalric's work with Desplechin led to other notable performances in European films, as well as a second career as a film director. Amalric's profile rose to global proportions after his moving turn as a paraplegic in Temple's "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" (2007). His decision to play the villain in "Quantum of Solace" (2008), the second James Bond picture with Daniel Craig, raised eyebrows among his arthouse following, but he soon laid their fears to rest by reuniting with Desplechin for "A Christmas Tale" (2008). The dichotomy of the two projects proved that Amalric was a performer whose passion lay less with stardom than with the quality of the project at hand.


Jacques Amalric

Worked as a foreign affairs editor for the French daily newspapers Le Monde and Libération

Jeanne Balibar Actor

No longer together mother of his two children

Nicole Zand

Born in Poland to Jewish parents moved to France before World War II she originates from the same village as director Roman Polanski's family works as a literary critic for the French daily newspaper Le Monde



Played Wolf Hall on the British TV mini-series "Wolf Hall"


Nabbed a supporting part in "The Forbidden Room"


Directed and starred in "The Blue Room"


Co-wrote and directed "On Tour"


Cast as the villain in the Marc Forster directed James Bond film, "Quantum of Solace"; starring Daniel Craig as Bond


Helmed the documentary short "Let Them Grow Up Here"


Garnered international recognition as paralyzed fashion editor Jean-Dominique Bauby in the Oscar-nominated "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly"


Cast by director Steven Spielberg in the thriller "Munich" opposite Eric Bana and Daniel Craig


Offered an award-winning turn in the critically acclaimed drama "Kings & Queen"


Wrote and directed "La Chose publique (Public Affairs)"


Directed debut feature, "Wimbledon Stage"


Starred in the French film "Late August, Early September" directed by Olivier Assayas


Appeared opposite Juliette Binoche in the art-house hit "Alice and Martin"


First substantive role was as a notorious lothario in "Diary of a Seducer"


First gained fame in the film "Ma Vie Sexuelle (My Sex Life...or How I Got Into an Argument)"


Directed first short film, "Sans rires"


First acting role was a small part in the French drama "Favourites of the Moon"

Started in movies when he was 17 as a trainee [assistant director] and an assistant editor

Bonus Trivia


Although he had been acting steadily since the early 90s, Amalric became internationally recognized in 2008 when he starred as the James Bond villain Dominic Greene in "Quantum of Solace."


"Acting is like a vengeance on adolescence, when you have spots, when you're too shy to invite a girl to dance. I need that sensation of getting away with something because it's exciting." - from The Guardian, May 10, 2008


"I think my nightmare would be that maybe I'm just a good actor. But I love directing. I think about that all the time, but sometimes, maybe, you're better at something you don't care about. Gainsbourg didn't care about his songs, he wanted to be a painter. Nina Simone wanted to be a classical musician." - from The Guardian, May 10, 2008