Tomer Sisley

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Tomer Sisley
Tomer Sisley printemps du cinéma 2013.jpg
Sisley in 2013
Born (1974-08-14) 14 August 1974 (age 44)
OccupationActor, Humorist, Film director, Screenwriter, Comedian
Years active1996–present

Tomer (Gazit) Sisley (Hebrew: תומר סיסלי‎; born 14 August 1974) is a French humorist, actor, screenwriter, comedian and film director.

Early life[edit]

Sisley was born in West Berlin, West Germany. His parents were born in Israel, his grandparents in Lithuania, Belarus, and Yemen. His family is Jewish. His parents separated when he was five years old. At 9 he left Berlin to live with his father in the south of France. At twelve, he already spoke 4 languages (German, Hebrew, French and English). His father, Joseph, was a scientist in dermatological research.

Career[edit]

Sisley was the first French stand-up comedian to have won the Just for Laughs comedy festival, the biggest in the world, in 2003.[citation needed] In 2011, Sisley accepted the leading part in a low budget French film Sleepless Night. The movie was bought by Tribeca Films, Robert De Niro's distribution company, and Warner Brothers bought the rights for a remake.[citation needed] The film showed at Tribeca Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, or Rome Film Festival.[citation needed]

In Largo Winch 2, 2011, he performed a fight while skydiving from a plane without a parachute.[citation needed] He is a horse rider, practiced 5 years of Krav Maga, and does Jiujitsu and boxing.[citation needed]

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