Éric Caravaca

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Éric Caravaca
Born (1966-11-21) 21 November 1966 (age 48)
Rennes, France
Occupation Actor, film director
Years active 1998–present

Éric Caravaca (born 21 November 1966 in Rennes) is a French actor and director.[1][2]

The son of an engineer, Caravaca (of Spanish origin) studied literature while taking acting lessons. After obtaining his degree, he left for Paris, where he joined l'École nationale supérieure d'arts et techniques du théâtre, and completed his formation at the Conservatoire national supérieur d'art dramatique. He then went to New York City in 1993, where he studied at the Actors Studio for a year.

Upon his return to France, he began his career in theatre and gained attention in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot. He made his film debut in 1996, in Un samedi sur la terre by Diane Bertrand. He played mostly small roles until C'est quoi la vie, directed by François Dupeyron in 1999, which earned him the César Award for Most Promising Actor. He worked again with Dupeyron in La chambre des officiers in 2001, and appeared as Luc in Patrice Chéreau's film Son frère in 2003, opposite Bruno Todeschini.

He directed his first film Le passager in 2006, in which he also played a role (Thomas), opposite Julie Depardieu, which was presented at the Venice Film Festival.

Selected filmography[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Sorties DVD film L'Avocat "Benoît Magimel et Éric Caravaca jouent chacun leur partition sobrement"
  2. ^ Et si on allait au théâtre ? Les concerts de fin d'année (pdf) "Avec Éric Caravaca (Adrien), Denis. Podalydès (Henri), Sabine Azéma"

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