Éric Elmosnino

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Éric Elmosnino
Eric Elmosnino 2015.jpg
Éric Elmosnino in 2015.
Born (1964-05-02) 2 May 1964 (age 55)
Suresnes, Hauts-de-Seine, France
  • Actor
  • musician
Years active1985–present

Éric Elmosnino (born 2 May 1964) is a French actor and musician.[1] He is known internationally for portraying Serge Gainsbourg in Gainsbourg, for which he won the César Award for Best Actor.[2]

He studied at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Art. After leaving the Conservatory, he worked at the Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers with Jean-Pierre Vincent.[citation needed]

In 1992 he played ChristianRibet, a friend of Guillaume de Tonquédec, in the film Tableau d'honneur (Honour Roll) by Charles Nemes. In 2006, he played in the theater as Edward Bond, directed by Alain Francon, the Avignon Festival and the Théâtre de la Colline in Paris. In January 2008 at a show at the Theatre Antoine in Paris for Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage.[citation needed]

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Director
1992 Tableau d'honneur Christian Ribet Charles Nemes
1994 Colonel Chabert Desroches Yves Angelo
1996 Bernie the vendor Albert Dupontel
1999 Late August, Early September Thomas Olivier Assayas
2007 Actrices Raymond Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
2008 Summer Hours the police inspector Olivier Assayas
2009 Park Benches the sleeper Bruno Podalydès
2009 Father of My Children Serge Mia Hansen-Love
2010 Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life Serge Gainsbourg Joann Sfar
2010 Le Skylab Jean Julie Delpy
2012 Télé gaucho Jean-Lou Michel Leclerc
2013 Ouf François Yann Coridian
2014 La Famille Bélier M. Thomasson Éric Lartigau
2015 Chic! Julien Lefort Jérôme Cornuau
2017 L'école buissonnière Borel Nicolas Vanier
2018 I Feel Better Laurent Jean-Pierre Améris

Awards and nominations[edit]

List of awards and nominations
Year Title of work Award Category Result
2011 Gainsbourg Lumières Award Best Actor Nominated
2011 Gainsbourg Globes de Cristal Award Best Actor Nominated
2011 Gainsbourg César Award Best Actor Won
2011 Gainsbourg Cabourg Film Festival Best Actor Won
2011 Gainsbourg Etoiles d'Or Award Best Actor Won
2011 Gainsbourg Etoiles d'Or Award Best Male Newcomer Won
2015 La Famille Bélier César Award Best Supporting Actor Nominated


  1. ^ "Éric Elmosnino". unifrance.org. Retrieved June 22, 2017.
  2. ^ "Jewish Week Éric Elmosnino, stars as womanizing Serge Gainsbourg in a Joann Sfar production, with Laetitia Casta portraying Brigitte Bardot". Thejewishweek.com. Retrieved June 22, 2017.

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