Grégory Fitoussi

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Grégory Fitoussi
Grégory Fitoussi - Monte-Carlo Television Festival (cropped).jpg
Grégory Fitoussi at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival in 2013
Born (1976-08-13) 13 August 1976 (age 40)
Paris, France
Occupation Actor

Grégory Fitoussi (born 13 August 1976) is a French actor best known for appearing in television series such as Spiral, Spin and Mr Selfridge.

Personal life[edit]

He was born in Paris to Sephardic Jewish parents from Algeria. His Pied-Noir parents opened a clothing store in Paris managed by his mother, while his father designed the displays.[1] He appears alongside his brother, Mikaël Fitoussi, in the short film Alliés Nés, roughly based on his own family.[2] He was in a relationship for several years with the actress Louise Carmène Asselin.

Career[edit]

He appeared in the TF1 television soap Sous le soleil in which he played Benjamin, the husband of the character Laure Olivier.

He also appeared in L'État de Grace, a television series broadcast on France 2, in which he played the gynecologist of Grace, the president of France. Later, he played Maître Vidal, the lawyer of Marie Besnard (played by Muriel Robin), in the French docudrama The Poisoner (Marie Besnard, l'empoisonneuse).

Fitoussi had one of the lead roles in the French police procedural drama Engrenages, known in English as Spiral, where he played prosecutor/advocate Pierre Clément alongside Caroline Proust as Chief Inspector Laure Berthaud. It has had five series, with a sixth ordered in 2015.

In 2012 and 2014, Fitoussi played spin doctor Ludovic Desmeuze in all 12 episodes of France 2's politics thriller Les Hommes de l'ombre (Spin in English-speaking countries). The series has won acclaim in the United Kingdom where it began to air in 2016 as part of the Walter Presents service on Channel 4's All 4 platform.[3]

Between 2013 and 2015, he appeared as Henri Leclair in 24 episodes of ITV's Mr Selfridge.[4]

In 2015, he appeared as Luc Girard in the NBC drama series American Odyssey.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes
1998–2001 Sous le soleil Benjamin Various TV series (62 episodes)
1999 Un café... l'addition The charmer Félicie Dutertre and François Rabes Short
2001 Méditerranée Pierre Henri Helman TV series (1 episode)
2002 Accords et à cris Lieutenant Laurent Benoît d'Aubert TV Movie
Double Flair Thomas Ceyssac Denis Malleval TV movie
2003 Les baigneuses Nico Viviane Candas
Vertiges Marco Segal Gérard Cuq TV series (1 episode)
Joséphine, ange gardien Manu Stéphane Kurc TV series (1 episode)
2004 Doo Wop The seller David Lanzmann
Plan B Eric Gendarme Short
Cinq de cœur Jérémy Bertrand Jérôme Cornuau TV movie
La crim Bastien Calais Dominique Guillo TV series (1 episode)
Ariane Ferry Fabrice Adler Gérard Cuq TV series (1 episode)
Navarro Serge Lheureux Jean Sagols TV series (1 episode)
2005 Tête de gondole Him Philippe Lioret
Convivium Tanguy Michaël Nakache Short
Colomba Orso Laurent Jaoui TV movie
Confession d'un menteur Vincent Didier Grousset TV movie
2005-14 Spiral Pierre Clément Various TV series (47 episodes)
2006 The Poisoner Monsieur Vidal Christian Faure TV Movie
L'État de Grace Doctor Dan Odelman Pascal Chaumeil TV miniseries
2007 Opération Turquoise Adjutant Philippart Alain Tasma TV movie
Chat bleu, chat noir Skibel Jean-Louis Lorenzi TV series (2 episodes)
2008 Le nouveau monde Hugo Étienne Dhaene TV movie
Adrien Olivier Pascale Bailly TV movie
Voici venir l'orage... Itzhak Nadson Nina Companeez TV miniseries
2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Baron de Cobray Stephen Sommers
Cartouche, le brigand magnifique La Reynie Henri Helman TV movie
Revivre Jacob Azoulay Haim Bouzaglo TV miniseries
2010 Le livre de Marc Antonin Claude Farge
Perdido Antonin Claude Farge Short
Quand vient la peur... Mathias Élisabeth Rappeneau TV movie
En apparence Bruno Benoît d'Aubert TV movie
2011 The Conquest Laurent Solly Xavier Durringer
A Burning Hot Summer Lepartenare Philippe Garrel
L'Amère Nature Him Hugues Espinasse Short
Picture Paris The Waiter Brad Hall Short
Mystère au Moulin Rouge Julien Anselme Stéphane Kappes TV movie
L'amour fraternel Marc Gérard Vergez TV movie
Hiver rouge Fabrice Berthier Xavier Durringer TV movie
Louis XI, le pouvoir fracassé Clément de Saudre Henri Helman TV movie
2012 Paris by Night Paul Gorsky Philippe Lefebvre
Mince alors! Gaspard Charlotte de Turckheim
Edwige Seb Mounia Meddour Gens Short
2012–16 Spin Ludovic Desmeuze Frédéric Tellier, Jean-Marc Brondolo, Fred Garson TV series (18 episodes)
2013 World War Z C130 Pilot Marc Forster
2013–15 Mr Selfridge Henri Leclair Various TV series (24 episodes)
2014 Never on the First Night Ange Melissa Drigeard
Pas d'inquiétude Marc Thierry Binisti TV movie
2015 Qui c'est les plus forts? Paul Charlotte de Turckheim
American Odyssey Luc Girard Various TV series (10 episodes)
Emperor François I, king of France Lee Tamahori
2016 Beowulf Razzak Various TV series (4 episodes)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grégory Fitoussi: the heart-throb du jour The Times. 23 January 2016
  2. ^ Alliés Nes Retrieved on 8 November 2016
  3. ^ Spinning a good tale The Big Issue. 8 February 2016
  4. ^ Mr Selfridge: six questions for Henri and Agnes Leclair, Susanna Lazarus, Radio Times, 15 February 2015. Retrieved 16 January 2016