Denis Ménochet

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Denis Ménochet
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Denis Ménochet in 2012
Born (1976-09-18) 18 September 1976 (age 39)
Enghien-les-Bains, Val-d'Oise, France
Occupation Actor
Years active 2003–present

Denis Ménochet (born 18 September 1976) is a French film and television actor. Ménochet is perhaps best known to international audiences for his role as Perrier LaPadite, a French dairy farmer interrogated by the Nazis for harboring Jews, in the 2009 Quentin Tarantino film, Inglourious Basterds.

Elizabeth Weitzman, a film critic for New York Daily News, praised Ménochet's work opposite Christoph Waltz in the opening scene of Inglourious Basterds. Weitzman wrote in August 2009, "The terrific opening, for example, does feature a hailstorm of bullets. What you'll remember best, though, is the haunted silence of actor Denis Menochet, playing a French farmer accused of harboring Jews."[1]





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