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Albert Dupontel
Albert Dupontel (c) Chistophe Brachet.JPG
Albert Dupontel in 2013
Born (1964-01-11) 11 January 1964 (age 57)
OccupationActor, film director, screenwriter
Years active1988–present

Albert Dupontel (French:  [al.bɛʁ dy.pɔ̃.tɛl] ; born 11 January 1964 [1] ) is a French actor, film director and screenwriter. [2] Following his father's path, he studied medicine but eventually switched to theater, disillusioned by hospital life. [3] He started his career as a stand-up comedian. In February 1998, his film Bernie took the Grand Prize at the 9th Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival which was attended by Dupontel. [4]

One-man shows

YearTitleAuthorDirector
1990-91Sale spectacle 1Albert DupontelAlbert Dupontel
1992-93Sale spectacle 2Albert DupontelAlbert Dupontel

Filmography

As actor

YearTitleRoleNotes
1988 Once More Alain
La grande séanceThe receptionistShort
1989 Gang of Four A (fake) thug
La nuit du douteShort
1990Sales histoiresTV Movie
V comme vengeanceTV Series (1 episode)
1992DésiréThe doctorShort
Also director and screenwriter
1993Chacun pour toiGus
1994 Giorgino Orderly
1996 Bernie Bernie NoëlAlso director and screenwriter
A Self Made Hero DionnetNominated - César Award for Best Supporting Actor
Je suis ton châtimentShort
1998 Serial Lover Eric Cellier
1999 The Creator DariusAlso director and screenwriter
Sachs' Disease Dr. Bruno SachsNominated - César Award for Best Actor
Blue Away to AmericaProfessor Helpos
2000 Actors The cop
2001L'Origine du mondeTransvestite
2002MoniqueAlex
Irréversible Pierre
Dead Man's Hand Jean
2003 The Car Keys Himself
2004 Cash Truck Alexandre Demarre
A Very Long Engagement Célestin Poux
2006AvidaThe clumsy bodyguard
PrésidentThe President
Locked Out RolandAlso director and screenwriter
Nominated - Globes de Cristal Award for Best Actor
Avenue Montaigne Jean-François Lefort
Odette Toulemonde Balthazar Balsan
2007 Chrysalis David Hoffmann
Intimate Enemies Sergeant Dougnac Cairo International Film Festival - Best Actor
Jacquou le Croquant Jacquou's father
Changement de propriétaireShort
2008 Paris Jean
Love Me No More Antoine MéliotNominated - César Award for Best Actor
Nominated - Globes de Cristal Award for Best Actor
Nominated - Lumières Award for Best Actor
Louise Hires a Contract Killer Miro
2009 The Villain Sydney ThomasAlso director and screenwriter
2010 The Clink of Ice Charles' cancer
2011 Twiggy The museum director
The Prey Franck Adrien
2012 Le grand soir Jean-Pierre Bonzini
2013 9 Month Stretch Bob NolanAlso director and screenwriter
Nominated - César Award for Best Actor
Nominated - Globes de Cristal Award for Best Actor
2015 En équilibre Marc Guermont
2016 The First, the Last Cochise
2017 See You Up There Albert MaillardAlso director and screenwriter
Nominated - César Award for Best Actor
Nominated - Globes de Cristal Award for Best Actor
2020 Bye Bye Morons Jean-Baptiste CuchasAlso director and screenwriter
Nominated - César Award for Best Actor

As filmmaker

YearTitleCredited asNotes
DirectorScreenwriter
1992DésiréYesYesShort film
1996 Bernie YesYes Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival - Grand Prize
Nominated—César Award for Best First Feature Film
1999 The Creator YesYes
2006 Locked Out YesYes
2009 The Villain YesYes
2013 9 Month Stretch YesYes César Award for Best Original Screenplay
Globes de Cristal Award for Best Film
Nominated - César Award for Best Film
Nominated - César Award for Best Director
Nominated - Louis Delluc Prize for Best Film
Nominated - Lumières Award for Best Film
Nominated - Lumières Award for Best Director
Nominated - Lumières Award for Best Screenplay
2017 See You Up There YesYes César Award for Best Director
César Award for Best Adaptation
Nominated - César Award for Best Film
Nominated - Globes de Cristal Award for Best Film
Nominated - Lumières Award for Best Film
Nominated - Lumières Award for Best Screenplay
Nominated - Seattle International Film Festival - Best Director
2020 Bye Bye Morons YesYes César Award for Best Film
César Award for Best Director
César Award for Best Original Screenplay

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References

  1. Birth certificate n°59-1961 Saint-Germain-en-Laye
  2. "Albert Dupontel". Canal+ .
  3. France inter 13 oct 2020
  4. "YUBARI INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL'98". yubarifanta.com. Archived from the original on 2004-04-07. Retrieved 2009-09-20.