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Frédéric Diefenthal

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Frédéric Diefenthal
Frédéric Diefenthal in June 2015 at Cabourg Film Festival
Born (1968-07-26) 26 July 1968 (age 55)
Saint-Mandé, France
SpouseGwendoline Hamon (2004-2014)

Frédéric Diefenthal (born 26 July 1968 in Saint-Mandé) is a French actor and director.[1]


Diefenthal grew up in Saint-Puy in southwestern France.[2] He is Jewish.[3] Prior to acting, Diefenthal pursued apprenticeships in the hotel industry, hairdressing and was also an apprentice pastry chef. He began studies in architecture before switching to drama classes.[2] Diefenthal began acting in the early 1990s; he held a main role in the French television series Le juge est une femme (The Judge is a Woman), where he first gained a degree of notoriety. He also played a major part in the French Taxi series.

Diefenthal was previously married to actress Gwendoline Hamon, with whom he has a son.[4] The pair separated in 2014.[5]


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Taxi Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec
2000 Taxi 2
2001 Belphegor, Phantom of the Louvre Martin
Savage Souls Firmin
2002 A Private Affair The Transvestite
2003 Taxi 3 Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec
2005 Clara Sheller JP
2005 Renart the Fox Renart
2007 Taxi 4 Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec
2017 The Forest Vincent Musso
2018 Caïn Renaud Maurin Episode: Jardin secret


  1. ^ "Frédéric Diefenthal, acteur et producteur pour TF1" (in French). toutelatele.com. 18 May 2009. Retrieved 4 September 2010.
  2. ^ a b Frédéric Diefenthal : «J'ai du mal avec les gens qui ne sont pas naturels» La Depeche. 7 July 2013
  3. ^ Samy Naceri : "J'aurais dû écouter Alain Delon !" Le Point. 16 February 2015
  4. ^ "Frédéric Diefenthal - Actus, photos, vidéos, biographie…".
  5. ^ Gwendoline Hamon, séparée de Frédéric Diefenthal : La fin de l'histoire ? PurePeople. 12 March 2014

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