Gilles Lellouche

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Gilles Lellouche
Gilles Lellouche Dejeuner Cesar 2018.jpg
Gilles Lellouche in 2018
Born (1972-07-05) 5 July 1972 (age 48)
Nationality French
OccupationActor, director, screenwriter
Years active1995–present
Partner(s) Mélanie Doutey
Children1 [1]
Family Philippe Lellouche (brother)

Gilles Lellouche (French pronunciation:  [ʒil ləˈluʃ] ; born 5 July 1972) is a French actor. He started his career as a director. [2] Lellouche has appeared in more than fifty films since 1995. He was nominated twice for a César Award; in 2006 for Most Promising Actor and in 2011 for Best Supporting actor for his performance in Little White Lies .


From 2002 to 2013, Lellouche was in a relationship with actress Mélanie Doutey. They have a daughter named Ava, born on 5 September 2009. [3] His brother Philippe Lellouche is also an actor and director.

Early life

Lellouche was born in Savigny-sur-Orge, France, to a father of Algerian-Jewish descent, and to a mother of Irish Catholic background. [4]


As actor

2001 My Wife Is an Actress The policeman Yvan Attal
2002 Whatever You Say Daniel Bénard Guillaume Canet
2003 Love Me If You Dare Sergei Nimov Nimovitch Yann Samuell
2004 Narco The twin skaterTristan Aurouet & Himself
2005 Anthony Zimmer Müller Jérôme Salle
Love Is in the Air Ludo Rémi Bezançon Nominated - César Award for Most Promising Actor
2006 Tell No One Bruno Guillaume Canet
On va s'aimerFrançoisIvan Calbérac
Le héros de la familleJérômeThierry Klifa
2007 Room of Death SylvainAlfred Lot
Le dernier gangMilan Ariel Zeitoun
Ma place au soleilFranckEric de Montalier
Ma vie n'est pas une comédie romantiqueThomas WalkowicMarc Gibaja
2008 Paris Franky Cédric Klapisch
Mesrine Paul Jean-François Richet
The Easy Way Vincent Goumard Jean-Paul Rouve
The First Day of the Rest of Your Life The white rasta Rémi Bezançon
2009 Lascars ZoranEmmanuel Klotz & Albert Pereira-Lazaro
2010 Little White Lies Éric Guillaume Canet Nominated - César Award for Best Supporting Actor
Point Blank Samuel Pierret Fred Cavayé
The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec Inspector Albert Caponi Luc Besson
KrachErwan KermorFabrice Genestal
Une petite zone de turbulencesPhilippe FaureAlfred Lot
2011 My Piece of the Pie Steve Delarue Cédric Klapisch
Mineurs 27Oscar HerreraTristan Aurouet
PlataneHimself Éric Judor & Denis ImbertTV Series (2 Episodes)
2012 Thérèse Desqueyroux Bernard Desqueyroux Claude Miller Nominated - Globes de Cristal Award for Best Actor
The Players Various Michel Hazanavicius, Jean Dujardin, ...
JC comme Jésus ChristHimself Jonathan Zaccaï
Nos plus belles vacancesNarrator Philippe Lellouche
Quand je serai petitYoung Maurice Jean-Paul Rouve
2013 The Informant Marc Duval Julien Leclercq
The Ultimate Accessory Cyrille Cohen Valérie Lemercier
2014 The Connection Gaëtan 'Tany' Zampa Cédric Jimenez
Mea Culpa Franck Vasseur Fred Cavayé
2015 Families Grégoire Piaggi Jean-Paul Rappeneau
The Clearstream Affair Denis Robert Vincent Garenq
Les gorillesPetrovitchTristan Aurouet
Call My Agent ! Himself Cédric Klapisch TV Series (1 Episode)
2016 Sky Richard Fabienne Berthaud
The Jews Norbert Yvan Attal
2017 C'est la vie! James Olivier Nakache & Éric Toledano Nominated - César Award for Best Supporting Actor
The Man with the Iron Heart Václav Morávek Cédric Jimenez
Plonger César Mélanie Laurent
Rock'n Roll Himself Guillaume Canet
Sous le même toit Yvan Hazan Dominique Farrugia
2018 In Safe Hands JeanJeanne HerryNominated - César Award for Best Actor
L'amour est une fêteSerge / GeorgesCédric Anger
2019Jusqu'ici tout va bienFred BartelMohamed Hamidi
Nous finirons ensembleÉric Guillaume Canet
2020Bac NordCédric Jimenez

As director

19962 minutes 36 de bonheurShort film
2002Pourkoi... passkeuShort film
2004 Narco (codirected with Tristan Aurouet)
2012 The Players Segment: "'Las Vegas"
2018 Sink or Swim Nominated - César Award for Best Film
Nominated - César Award for Best Director
Nominated - César Award for Best Original Screenplay

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  1. (in French) Mélanie Doutey a accouché d'une petite fille ! Elle , 11 September 2009
  2. "Gilles Lellouche". Berliner Zeitung . Archived from the original on 26 April 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2012.
  4. Gilles Lellouche : "A 20 ans, j'avais un QI de moineau", France Info , 21 juillet 2014.