Jean-Hugues Anglade

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Jean-Hugues Anglade
Jean-Hugues Anglade Césars 2014 5.jpg
Jean-Hugues Anglade at the César Awards 2014
Born (1955-07-29) 29 July 1955 (age 61)
Thouars, France
Occupation Actor, film director, screenwriter
Years active 1977–present

Jean-Hugues Anglade (born 29 July 1955) is a French actor, film director and screenwriter, best known for his roles as Eric in Killing Zoe, Zorg in Betty Blue and Marco, the boyfriend of Nikita, in Nikita.

Anglade was born in Thouars, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes, France. On 21 August 2015, Anglade was a passenger on board the Paris-bound Thalys train that suffered an attack. However, the assailant was subdued by other passengers. The event resulted in injuries to four passengers, including Anglade.[1] He cut his hand while breaking the glass on the emergency alarm.[2][3]

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Director
1983 The Wounded Man Henri Patrice Chéreau
1984 Dangerous Moves Miller Richard Dembo
1985 Subway the rollerskater Luc Besson
Among Wolves Richard Avakian José Giovanni
1986 Betty Blue Zorg Jean-Jacques Beineix
1987 Maladie d'amour Clément Potrel Jacques Deray
1989 Nocturne Indien Rossignol/Xavier Alain Corneau
1990 Nikita Marco Luc Besson
Nuit d'été en ville (fr) Louis Michel Deville
1993 Jonah Who Lived in the Whale The Father Roberto Faenza
1994 La Reine Margot Charles IX of France Patrice Chéreau
Killing Zoe Éric' Roger Avary
1995 One Hundred and One Nights himself Agnès Varda
Nelly and Mr. Arnaud Vincent Granec Claude Sautet
1996 The Liars Zac Élie Chouraqui
1997 Maximum Risk Sébastien Ringo Lam
The Elective Affinities Edouardo Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
2001 Mortel Transfert Michel Durand Jean-Jacques Beineix
2002 Sueurs (fr) Harvey Louis-Pascal Couvelaire (fr)
2003 It's Easier for a Camel... Pierre Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
Laisse tes mains sur mes hanches Jérôme Chantal Lauby
2004 Taking Lives Emil Duval D. J. Caruso
2006 Fata Morgana The Stranger Simon Groß
2007 Shake Hands with the Devil Bernard Kouchner Roger Spottiswoode
2008 John Adams (TV miniseries) Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes Tom Hooper
Borderline Tcheky Lyne Charlebois
2009 Villa Amalia Georges Benoît Jacquot
Persécution the madman ("le fou") Patrice Chéreau
2013 Men Don't Lie Jonny Jane Spencer
Back in Crime Richard Kemp Germinal Alvarez
2015 I Am a Soldier Henri Laurent Larivière
Suburra Cardinal Berchet Stefano Sollima


  1. ^ "Fusillade dans un Thalys: l'acteur Jean-Hugues Anglade légèrement blessé". LE FIGARO (in French). August 21, 2015. Retrieved 22 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Des militaires américains évitent un carnage dans un Thalys reliant Amsterdam à Paris". Le Monde (in French). 21 August 2015. Retrieved 22 August 2015. 
  3. ^ Stanglin, Doug (22 August 2015). "2 U.S. Marines subdue gunman on Paris-bound train". USA Today. Retrieved 22 August 2015. The French actor Jean-Hugues Anglade also reportedly injured his hand when he broke a glass to pull an alarm. 

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