|Occupation(s)||Actor, director, writer|
Michel Blanc (born 16 April 1952) is a French actor, writer and director.
Michel Blanc has also shown his versatility by appearing in more serious roles, such as the title role in the Patrice Leconte film Monsieur Hire .
He is one of the few people to have won awards at the Cannes Film Festival in both a creative and performing role, winning the Male Acting Prize in 1986 and the Best Screenplay Prize in 1994.
|Je vais craquer||Le Splendid||Théâtre du Splendid|
|Ma tête est malade||Le Splendid||Théâtre du Splendid|
|1977||Le Pot de terre contre le pot de vin||Le Splendid||Théâtre du Splendid|
|1978||Amour, coquillages et crustacés||Le Splendid||Théâtre du Splendid|
|1982||Bunny's bar||Josiane Balasko||Théâtre du Splendid|
|1985-88||Nuit d'ivresse||Josiane Balasko||Théâtre du Splendid|
|1992||Je veux faire du cinéma||Michel Blanc||Théâtre de la Michodière|
|'Art'||Patrice Kerbrat||Théâtre des Champs-Élysées|
|1995||The Merchant of Venice||Jean-Luc Tardieu||Maison de la culture de Loire-Atlantique Nantes|
|1987||L'Excès contraire||Dominique Lavanant|| Théâtre des Bouffes-Parisiens |
written by Françoise Sagan
|1992||Je veux faire du cinéma||Michel Blanc|| Théâtre de la Michodière |
written by Neil Simon
|1974||Les filles de Malemort||Daniel Daërt|
|Bonne présentation exigée||The man who arrived||Charles Nemes||Short|
|1975||Let Joy Reign Supreme||Louis XV's valet||Bertrand Tavernier|
|Le bol d'air||Michel||Charles Nemes||Short|
|1976||Attention les yeux!||A Cop||Gérard Pirès|
|The Best Way to Walk||Deloux||Claude Miller|
|Je t'aime moi non plus||A worker||Serge Gainsbourg|
|L'ordinateur des pompes funèbres||Gérard Pirès|
|The Tenant||Scope's Neighbor||Roman Polanski|
|On aura tout vu||A theatre's friend||Georges Lautner|
|Cours après moi ... que je t'attrape||Robert Pouret|
|1977||Le diable dans la boîte||Pierre Lary|
|Spoiled Children||The young man||Bertrand Tavernier|
|Au théâtre ce soir||Sandy Remington||Pierre Sabbagh||TV series (1 Episode)|
|Vous n'aurez pas l'Alsace et la Lorraine||Antremont||Coluche|
|Le point de mire||The Cop||Jean-Claude Tramont|
|1978||Madame le juge||Colomar||Philippe Condroyer||TV series (1 Episode)|
|Le beaujolais nouveau est arrivé||The Captain's son||Jean-Luc Voulfow|
|Surprise Sock||The intern||Jean-François Davy|
|Les héritiers||Ivan||Pierre Lary||TV series (1 Episode)|
|La tortue sur le dos||The Reveller||Luc Béraud|
|Le temps d'une République||The second officer||Michel Wyn||TV series (1 Episode)|
|Les Bronzés||Jean-Claude Dusse||Patrice Leconte|
|1979||Heroes Are Not Wet Behind the Ears||A passerby||Charles Nemes|
|The Adolescent||M. Bertin||Jeanne Moreau|
|Pierrot mon ami||François Leterrier||TV movie|
|Cause toujours... tu m'intéresses!||The Cop||Édouard Molinaro|
|Histoires insolites||The Inspector||Maurice Ronet||TV series (1 Episode)|
|Les Bronzés font du ski||Jean-Claude Dusse||Patrice Leconte|
|Rien ne va plus||Marcel Dupin||Jean-Michel Ribes|
|La Gueule de l'autre||Taboureau||Pierre Tchernia|
|Les 400 coups de Virginie||The antiquarian||Bernard Queysanne||TV Mini-Series (1 Episode)|
|Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret||Crotton||Yves Allégret||TV series (1 Episode)|
|1980||The Horse of Pride||Corentin Calvez||Claude Chabrol|
|1981||Viens chez moi, j'habite chez une copine||Guy||Patrice Leconte|
|Histoire contemporaine||Ernest de Bonmont||Michel Boisrond||TV Mini-Series|
|Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret||Belloir||Yves Allégret||TV series (1 Episode)|
|1982||Ma femme s'appelle reviens||Bernard||Patrice Leconte|
|Le Père Noël est une ordure||Telephone's voice||Jean-Marie Poiré|
|Le mystère du gala maudit||Bernard Lion||TV movie|
|Après tout ce qu'on a fait pour toi||Pierre||Jacques Fansten||TV movie|
|1983||Circulez y a rien à voir!||Leroux||Patrice Leconte|
|Merci Bernard||Jean-Michel Ribes||TV series (3 Episodes)|
|Papy fait de la résistance||Father Leboeuf||Jean-Marie Poiré|
|1984||Retenez Moi...Ou Je Fais Un Malheur||Laurent Martin||Michel Gérard|
|Marche à l'ombre||Denis||Michel Blanc|
|1985||Drôle de samedi||The pupil||Bay Okan|
|1986||Tenue de soirée||Antoine||Bertrand Blier|| Cannes Film Festival - Best Actor |
Nominated - César Award for Best Actor
|Je hais les acteurs||Monsieur Albert||Gérard Krawczyk|
|Les Fugitifs||Doctor Bourdarias||Francis Veber|
|1988||Nuit d'ivresse||Jacques Belin||Alain Dhénaut||TV movie|
|Piazza Navona||Gilbert||Roger Guillot||TV series (1 Episode)|
|Médecins des hommes||Philippe||Alain Corneau||TV series (1 Episode)|
|Une nuit à l'Assemblée Nationale||Walter Arbeit||Jean-Pierre Mocky|
|Sans peur et sans reproche||Verdiglione||Gérard Jugnot|
|1989||Palace||The Inspector||Jean-Michel Ribes||TV series (1 Episode)|
|Monsieur Hire||Monsieur Hire||Patrice Leconte||Nominated - César Award for Best Actor|
|Chambre à part||Martin||Jacky Cukier|
|1990||Strike It Rich||Hotel Manager||James Scott|
|Uranus||René Gaigneux||Claude Berri|
|1991||Merci la vie||Raymond Pelleveau||Bertrand Blier|
|Les secrets professionnels du Dr Apfelglück||The Hindu||Alessandro Capone|
|The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish||Norbert||Ben Lewin|
|Prospero's Books||Alonso||Peter Greenaway|
|1993||Toxic Affair||The suicidal||Philomène Esposito|
|1994||Grosse Fatigue||Himself / Patrick Olivier||Michel Blanc|
|The Monster||Paride Taccone||Roberto Benigni|
|Prêt-à-Porter||Inspector Forget||Robert Altman||National Board of Review Award for Best Cast|
|1996||Les Grands Ducs||Shapiron||Patrice Leconte|
|1999||C'est plus fort que moi||Gilles Marchand||Short|
|2002||Summer Things||Jean-Pierre||Michel Blanc|
|2003||L'affaire Dominici||The Commissioner Sébeille||Pierre Boutron||TV movie|
|2004||Madame Édouard||Commissioner Léon||Nadine Monfils|
|93, rue Lauriston||Inspector Blot||Denys Granier-Deferre||TV movie|
|2006||Je vous trouve très beau||Aymé Pigrenet||Isabelle Mergault||Love is Folly International Film Festival - Best Actor|
Nominated - César Award for Best Actor
Nominated - Lumière Film Festival - Best Actor
|Les Bronzés 3: Amis pour la vie||Jean-Claude Dusse||Patrice Leconte|
|2007||The Witnesses||Adrien||André Téchiné||Nominated - César Award for Best Actor|
|Le Deuxième souffle||Commissioner Blot||Alain Corneau|
|2008||Nos 18 ans||Professor Martineau||Frédéric Berthe|
|Musée haut, musée bas||Mosk||Jean-Michel Ribes|
|2009||The Girl on the Train||Samuel Bleistein||André Téchiné|
|Une petite zone de turbulences||Jean-Paul Muret||Alfred Lot||Also co-wrote the script|
|2011||The Minister||Gilles||Pierre Schoeller||César Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|The Day I Saw Your Heart||Eli Dhrey||Jennifer Devoldère|
|2013||Demi-soeur||Paul Bérard||Josiane Balasko|
|2014||The Hundred-Foot Journey||Mayor||Lasse Hallström|
|The New Adventures of Aladdin||Sultan||Arthur Benzaquen|
|2016||Odd Job||Gardot||Pascal Chaumeil||Also writer|
|2017||Raid dingue||Jacques Pasquali||Dany Boon|
|1984||Marche à l'ombre||Gérard Lanvin, Katrine Boorman, François Berléand, Dominique Besnehard, Patrick Bruel...||Also Writer and Actor|
Nominated - César Award for Best Debut
|1994||Grosse fatigue||Carole Bouquet, Philippe Noiret, Josiane Balasko, Marie-Anne Chazel, Christian Clavier...||Also Writer and Actor|
Cannes Film Festival - Best Screenplay
Nominated - Palme d'Or
Nominated - César Award for Best Writing
|1999||Mauvaise passe||Daniel Auteuil, Stuart Townsend, Keith Allen, Ben Whishaw, Barbara Flynn...||Also Writer|
|2002||Summer Things||Charlotte Rampling, Jacques Dutronc, Carole Bouquet, Karin Viard, Denis Podalydès...||Also Writer and Actor|
Nominated - César Award for Best Writing
|2018||Voyez comme on danse|
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