Hugo Becker (actor)
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|Education||Cours Florent |
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Hugo Becker attended the Conservatory of dramatic art in France, the court Florent (Olga Hörstig Prize) and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art of London
He was part of the promotion of Young Talents Cannes in 2010. That same year, he made his debut on screen in a variety of roles. He played a young politician in L'Assaut, directed by Julien Leclercq, an alcoholic hitchhiker in La Proie, directed by Eric Valette, a student in Marie-Castille Mention Schaar’s Ma Première Fois and a young businessman in La Croisière, by Pascale Pouzadoux.
In 2010, he made his debut in Hollywood, playing Louis Grimaldi, Prince of Monaco, in the CW drama Gossip Girl. Initially, he signed on for two episodes in the fourth season. Later, his role was extended for another eighteen episodes.
In 2011, he played Xavier in the American film Damsels in Distress, directed by Whit Stillman (Oscar nominated for his film Metropolitan). The film closed the 68th Venice Film Festival and was selected at the Toronto Film Festival.
In 2012, Becker starred as Antoine Lavoisier in the American docufiction Mystery of the Matter, directed by Mr. Meyer. In 2013, Hugo played Isaac Dreyfuss, a football star involved in a terrorist affair, for two episodes of a BBC3 series.
In 2014, he played the role of Romain in the 6 episodes of the miniseries Chefs alongside Clovis Cornillac, for which he received the Adami Prize for the best promising actor at the Luchon festival.
In 2015, he played the lead role in the 12 episodes French series entitled Au service de la France, written by Jean-François Halin, for the role of André Merlaux, a young recruit of the French secret service, in the year 1960.
In 2016, he began playing the role of Cyril Balsan in the political drama series Baron Noir alongside Niels Arestrup, Kad Merad and Anna Mouglalis. In the same year, he starred in a main role alongside Yon González and Lluís Homar in the Spanish crime drama series Bajo sospecha. He played the role of a police officer infiltrated to find a missing person in a hospital in Madrid. He also played the role of Guillaume in the comedy Un jour mon prince!, by Flavia Coste.
In 2018, he starred in Xavier Durringer's Paradise Beach alongside Sami Bouajila, Kool Shen, Seth Gueko and Tewfik Jallab. In the same year, he starred in Jusqu'ici tout va bien, by Mohamed Hamidi, alongside Gilles Lellouche, Malik Bentalha and Sabrina Ouazani.
In 2019, he starred as Paul Vanhove in the Netflix science fiction series Osmosis. He is set to play a role as Paul WR in Le dernier voyage de l'énigmatique Paul W.R. by Romain Quirot and as Max in the film Döner directed by Jean-Luc Herbulot.
Since 2014, he is one of the producers at Nouvelle Donne Productions.
|La mariée n'est pas qu'une marchande de frites||Guillaume||Flavia Coste||Short|
|2010–12||Gossip Girl||Louis Grimaldi||Mark Piznarski, Andrew McCarthy, Tate Donovan, ...||TV Series (18 Episodes)|
|2011||The Prey||The Hitchhiker||Eric Valette|
|La croisière||Alix's contributor||Pascale Pouzadoux|
|Julie Lescaut||Thierry Bouvier||Christophe Barbier||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|R.I.S, police scientifique||Emmanuel||Jean-Marc Thérin||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|2012||Ma première fois||Antoine||Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar|
|Damsels in Distress||Xavier||Whit Stillman|
|2013||Breathe In||Clement||Drake Doremus|
|Jo||Eddy||Sheree Folkson & Kristoffer Nyholm||TV Series (2 Episodes)|
|2014||F.A.N||The man||Hugo Becker||Short|
|La dernière virée||Alexandre||Cyril Manzini||Short|
|Le pont de l'ange||Laurent Helas||Short|
|L'autostoppeur||The Hitchhiker||Julien Paolini||Short|
|Où es-tu maintenant ?||Mathieu Delmas||Arnaud Sélignac||TV Movie|
|Silent Witness||Isaac Dreyfus||Daniel O'Hara||TV Series (2 Episodes)|
|2015||Mystère à l'Opéra||Paul Santerre||Léa Fazer||TV Movie|
|Le dernier voyage de l'énigmatique Paul WR||Paul WR||Romain Quirot||Short|
|2015–16||Chefs||Romain||Arnaud Malherbe & Clovis Cornillac||TV Series (14 Episodes)|
Luchon International Film Festival – Best Young Actor
|2015–present||A Very Secret Service||André Merlaux||Alexandre Courtès & Alexis Charrier||TV Series (24 Episodes)|
|2016||Un jour mon prince!||Guillaume||Flavia Coste (2)|
|1971 Motorcycle Heart||Christian Ravel||Stéphanie Varela||Short|
|Bajo sospecha||Alain Juillard||Jorge Torregrossa & Miguel Conde||TV Series (10 Episodes)|
|2016–present||Baron Noir||Cyril Balsan||Ziad Doueiri||TV Series (8 Episodes)|
|2017||Döner||Max||Jean Luc Herbulot|
|City of Lost Love||O'ar Pali & Pierre Perrier|
|2018||Tu vivras ma fille||Simon Laffargue||Gabriel Aghion||TV Movie|
|La mort dans l'âme||Tristan Delmas||Xavier Durringer||TV Movie|
|Deux gouttes d'eau||Antoine & Tom||Nicolas Cuche||TV Movie|
|2019||Paradise Beach||Franck||Xavier Durringer||Movie|
|Jusqu'ici tout va bien||Mike||Mohamed Hamidi||Movie|
|Osmosis||Paul Vanhove||Julius Berg, Pierre Aknine & Mona Achache||TV Series (8 Episodes)|
Awards and nominations
|2015||Luchon International Film Festival||Best Young Actor||Chefs||Won|
- Beaudonnet, Laure (11 February 2015). "" Hugo Becker, j'ai vécu le rêve américain "," (in French). 20minutes. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
- Barnaby, Walter (2 January 2014). "Review: Silent Witness: Commodity, Part 1". The Edge. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
- Langlais, Pierre (12 September 2014). "Chefs, une série qui sent bon" (in French). Télérama. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
- Gindensperger, Sophie (10 February 2015). "Hugo Becker, première étoile" (in French). Libération. Retrieved 10 February 2015.
- Koenig, Marie (24 February 2015). "" Hugo Becker, l'acteur messin au pays des chefs "," (in French). Le Républicain lorrain. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
- pro, Arte (10 October 2014). "" Au service de la France ", une série d'espionnage en tournage pour ARTE" (in French). Arte. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
- Jaeger, Jean-Pierre (11 February 2015). "" Becker Street "," (in French). The Week. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
- Jarry, Marjolaine (11 February 2015). "" Hugo, futur boss "," (in French). Le Nouvel Observateur. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
- Beaudonnet, Laure (6 August 2018). "Osmosis (Netflix): intrigues, casting, release date ... All the information about season 1" (in French). Télé Loisirs. Retrieved 21 January 2019.