Jérémie Elkaïm

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Jérémie Elkaïm
Jérémie Elkaïm Cabourg 2015.jpg
Elkaïm in 2015
Born Jérémie Elkaïm
(1978-08-29) 29 August 1978 (age 38)
Occupation Actor, screenwriter, film director, producer
Years active 1998–present
Children 3

Jérémie Elkaïm (born 29 August 1978) is a French actor, screenwriter and film director best known for his role in Presque rien (US title: Come Undone, 2000). In the film, he plays Mathieu, a troubled, emotionally fragile teen who finds himself in a whirlwind romance with Cédric (played by Stéphane Rideau). His performance in the film garnered him much critical acclaim.

Other notable films starring the actor include the comedy teen flick Sexy Boys (2001), which is touted to be the French version of American Pie, À cause d'un garçon (U.S. title: You'll Get Over It, 2002), where he plays yet another gay teenager, and Mariées mais pas trop in which he plays an insurance investigator. His latest role was the lead in the comedy film Les Bêtises.

He has also appeared in television, as 30-year-old Paul Delorme in the TV series Le Bureau (2006), the French version of The Office currently seen on Canal+. Paul often plays pranks on officemate Joël Liotard (Benoît Carré), and shows a level of attraction towards receptionist Laetitia Kadiri (Anne-Laure Balbir). His character is the French equivalent of the British version's Tim Canterbury (played by Martin Freeman) and the American version's Jim Halpert (played by John Krasinski).

Personal life[edit]

Elkaïm was born into a Moroccan Jewish family. He had a long term relationship with actress/director Valérie Donzelli, with whom he still has a strong bond. They have two children together, and their story was the inspiration to Valérie's award winning movie Declaration of War.

Since 2014, he has been in a relationship with his Marguerite & Julien co-star Anaïs Demoustier. They have a daughter who was born in March 2016.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Films[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maman d’une petite fille !". Ici Paris. 13 April 2016. 

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