Patrick Chesnais

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Patrick Chesnais
Patrick Chesnais Césars 2014 2.jpg
Patrick Chesnais at the César Awards 2014
Born (1947-03-18) 18 March 1947 (age 72)
OccupationActor, film director, screenwriter
Years active1970–present
Spouse(s)Josiane Stoléru

Patrick Chesnais (born 18 March 1947) is a French actor, film director and screenwriter.

Life and career[edit]

Patrick Chesnais was born in La Garenne-Colombes, Hauts-de-Seine. He was educated at the Lycée Pierre Corneille in Rouen.[1]

In 1989, he won the César Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in the film La Lectrice directed by Michel Deville. In 1994, he starred in Harold Pinter's Le Retour, and in 1992, in La Belle Histoire by Claude Lelouch.

He starred in Hany Tamba's Melodrama Habibi in 2008.

He is married to fellow actor Josiane Stoléru.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]



  1. ^ Lycée Pierre Corneille de Rouen - History
  2. ^ "Josiane Stoleru Stock Photos and Pictures". Getty Images. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Nomination dans l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres juillet 2015 - Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication". Retrieved 27 April 2017.

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