Albert Dupontel

Albert Dupontel (French: [al.bɛʁ dy.pɔ̃.tɛl]; born 11 January 1964[1]) is a French actor, film director and screenwriter.[2] Having good memory and following his dad's path, he studied medicine but eventually switched to theater, disillusionned by the 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]

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

One-man showsEdit

Year Title Author Director
1990-91 Sale spectacle 1 Albert Dupontel Albert Dupontel
1992-93 Sale spectacle 2 Albert Dupontel Albert Dupontel

FilmographyEdit

As actorEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1988 Once More Alain
La grande séance The receptionist Short
1989 Gang of Four A (fake) thug
La nuit du doute Short
1990 Sales histoires TV Movie
V comme vengeance TV Series (1 episode)
1992 Désiré The doctor Short
Also director and screenwriter
1993 Chacun pour toi Gus
1994 Giorgino Orderly
1996 Bernie Bernie Noël Also director and screenwriter
A Self Made Hero Dionnet Nominated - César Award for Best Supporting Actor
Je suis ton châtiment Short
1998 Serial Lover Eric Cellier
1999 The Creator Darius Also director and screenwriter
Sachs' Disease Dr. Bruno Sachs Nominated - César Award for Best Actor
Blue Away to America Professor Helpos
2000 Actors The cop
2001 L'Origine du monde Transvestite
2002 Monique Alex
Irréversible Pierre
Dead Man's Hand Jean
2003 The Car Keys Himself
2004 Cash Truck Alexandre Demarre
A Very Long Engagement Célestin Poux
2006 Avida The clumsy bodyguard
Président The President
Locked Out Roland Also 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 propriétaire Short
2008 Paris Jean
Love Me No More Antoine Méliot Nominated - 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 Thomas Also 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 Nolan Also 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 Maillard Also director and screenwriter
Nominated - César Award for Best Actor
Nominated - Globes de Cristal Award for Best Actor
2020 Bye Bye Morons Jean-Baptiste Cuchas Also director and screenwriter
Pending - César Award for Best Actor

As filmmakerEdit

Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Screenwriter
1992 Désiré Yes Yes Short film
1996 Bernie Yes Yes Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival - Grand Prize
Nominated—César Award for Best First Feature Film
1999 The Creator Yes Yes
2006 Locked Out Yes Yes
2009 The Villain Yes Yes
2013 9 Month Stretch Yes Yes 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 Yes Yes 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 Yes Yes Pending - César Award for Best Film
Pending - César Award for Best Director
Pending - César Award for Best Original Screenplay

ReferencesEdit

  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.

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