Hugo Becker (actor)
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13 May 1987 |
Metz, Lorraine, France
Hugo Becker (born 13 May 1987) is an actor, born in Metz, France, close to the German border. He speaks English, Spanish and French.
He is known for his roles as Prince Louis Grimaldi in the television adaption of Gossip Girl on the The CW and as Romain, a young boy from the hood just out of jail in the French thriller series Chefs directed by Arnaud Malherbe.
After graduating from both French and English drama schools (Conservatory of Dramatic Art; Royal Academy of Dramatic Art). Hugo was awarded Young Cannes Talent in 2010. From 2010 to 2011, he appeared in films such as L'Assaut, La Proie and La Croisière. He also appeared in the French police drama series R.I.S, police scientifique and Julie Lescaut.
In 2010, Becker made his American television debut portraying Louis Grimaldi, Prince of Monaco, pretending to be a driver, in the fourth season of Gossip Girl shooting two episodes in Paris. He then reprised his role shooting twenty episodes overall, this time in New York. 
Becker starred opposite Greta Gerwig and Adam Brody in the Whit Stillman-directed 2011 comedy film Damsels in Distress. The film closed the 68th Venice International Film Festival and was selected at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.
|2010||La mariée n'est pas qu'une marchande de frites||Guillaume||Flavia Coste||Short|
|2011||Julie Lescaut||Thierry Bouvier||Christophe Barbier||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|La Proie||The hitchhiker student||Eric Valette|
|La croisière||Alix's colleague||Pascale Pouzadoux|
|R.I.S. Police scientifique||Emmanuel||Jean-Marc Thérin||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|Damsels in Distress||Xavier||Whit Stillman|
|2010-12||Gossip Girl||Louis Grimaldi||TV Series (18 Episodes)|
|2012||Ma première fois||Antoine||Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar|
|2013||Breathe In||Clement||Drake Doremus|
|TV Series (2 Episodes)|
|2014||Silent Witness||Isaac Dreyfus||Daniel O'Hara||TV Series (2 Episodes)|
|L'autostoppeur de Boris Vian||The hitchhiker||Julien Paolini||Short|
|Où es-tu maintenant?||Mathieu Delmas||Arnaud Sélignac||TV Movie|
|2015||Au service de la France||Alexandre Courtès||TV Mini-Series|
|Chefs||Romain||Arnaud Malherbe||TV Series (6 Episodes)
Festival des créations télévisuelles de Luchon - Most Promising Actor
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