Gilles Lellouche

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Gilles Lellouche
Gilles Lellouche Cannes.jpg
Gilles Lellouche at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival
Born (1972-07-05) 5 July 1972 (age 46)
OccupationActor, director, screenwriter
Years active1995–present
Partner(s)Mélanie Doutey

Gilles Lellouche (French pronunciation: ​[ʒil ləˈluʃ]; born 5 July 1972) is a French actor. He started his career as a director.[2] Lellouche has appeared in more than fifty films since 1995. He was nominated twice for a César Award; in 2006 for Most Promising Actor and in 2011 for Best Supporting actor for his performance in Little White Lies.

From 2002 to 2013, Lellouche was in a relationship with actress Mélanie Doutey. They have a daughter named Ava, born on 5 September 2009.[3] His brother Philippe Lellouche is also an actor and director.

Early life[edit]

Lellouche was born in Savigny-sur-Orge, France, to a father of Algerian-Jewish descent, and to a mother of Irish Catholic background.[4].

Selected filmography[edit]

As actor[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 My Wife Is an Actress Le Policies
2002 Mon Idole Daniel Bénard
2003 Love Me If You Dare Sergei Nimov Nimovitch
2005 Ma vie en l'air Ludo Nominated - César Award for Most Promising Actor
2006 Tell No One Bruno
2008 The First Day of the Rest of Your Life
Mesrine Paul
2010 Little White Lies Eric Nominated - César Award for Best Supporting Actor
The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec Inspecteur Léonce Caponi
Point Blank Samuel
2012 Thérèse Desqueyroux Bernard Desqueyroux Nominated - Globes de Cristal Award for Best Actor
The Players Greg/Nicolas/Bernard/Antoine/Eric
2013 The Informant Marc Duval
2014 The Clearstream Affair Denis Robert
La French Gaëtan "Tany" Zampa
100% cachemire Cyrille
Mea Culpa Franck
2015 Sky Richard
Belles familles Grégoire Piaggi
Call My Agent ! Himself TV series (1 episode)
2017 Rock'n Roll Gilles Lellouche
Sous le même toit Yvan Hazan
C'est la vie! James

As director[edit]

Year Title Notes
1996 2 minutes 36 de bonheur Short film
2002 Pourkoi... passkeu Short film
2004 The Secret Adventures of Gustave Klopp (codirected with Tristan Aurouet)
2012 The Players Segment: "'Las Vegas"
2018 Sink or Swim


  1. ^ (in French) Mélanie Doutey a accouché d'une petite fille ! Elle, 11 September 2009
  2. ^ "Gilles Lellouche". Berliner Zeitung. Archived from the original on 26 April 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2012.
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  4. ^ Gilles Lellouche : "A 20 ans, j'avais un QI de moineau", France Info, 21 juillet 2014.

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