Kacey Mottet Klein

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Kacey Mottet Klein
Kacey Mottet Klein Cabourg 2016 2.jpg
Kacey Mottet Klein at the Cabourg Film Festival in 2016
Born (1998-10-20) 20 October 1998 (age 20)
Lausanne, Switzerland
Years active2008–present

Kacey Mottet Klein (born 20 October 1998) is a Swiss actor.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Kacey Mottet Klein was born in Lausanne to an American father and a Swiss mother. He made his screen debut in 2008, in Ursula Meier's Home, for which he won the Swiss Film Award for Best Emerging Actor. In 2012, he appeared in the film Sister, which was his second collaboration with director Ursula Meier. His performance won him another Swiss Film Award and also a nomination for the César Award for Most Promising Actor.[2] In 2016, he was given the Shooting Stars Award at the Berlin International Film Festival.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Home Julien Swiss Film Award for Best Emerging Actor
2010 Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life Young Serge Gainsbourg
2012 Sister Simon Hawaii International Film Festival - EuroCinema Hawai`i Award for Best Actor
Swiss Film Award for Best Actor
Nominated—César Award for Most Promising Actor
2012 The Suicide Shop Alan Tuvache Voice
2013 Cadrage débordement Rico Short
2014 Le Mauvais fils Antoine Short
2014 Gemma Bovery Julien Joubert
2015 Une mère Guillaume
2015 Keeper Maxime
2015 Les Guerriers Thomas Short
2016 Being 17 Damien Nominated—César Award for Most Promising Actor
Nominated—Lumières Award for Most Promising Actor
Cabourg Film Festival - Male Revelation
2018 Shock Waves – Diary of My Mind Benjamin


  1. ^ "Kacey Mottet Klein, déjà star!". Tribune de Genève.
  2. ^ "Kacey Mottet Klein". Swiss Films.
  3. ^ "Kacey Mottet Klein; Shooting Star 2016". EFP.

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