Biography

Denis Lavant (born 17 June 1961) is a French film actor known for his distinctive face and the physically demanding aspects of the roles he plays, which often involve slapstick, acrobatics or dance, as well as for his long-standing association with director Leos Carax. Lavant has played the lead role in all but one of Carax's films.

Lavant is also known for his starring roles in Claire Denis' Beau Travail and Harmony Korine's Mister Lonely, which features Carax in a supporting role.

Denis Lavant (born 17 June 1961) is a French film actor known for his distinctive face and the physically demanding aspects of the roles he plays, which often involve slapstick, acrobatics or dance, as well as for his long-standing association with director Leos Carax. Lavant has played the lead role in all but one of Carax's films.

Lavant is also known for his starring roles in Claire Denis' Beau Travail and Harmony Korine's Mister Lonely, which features Carax in a supporting role.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 72

Birthday 1961-06-17

Place of Birth Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Vom Lokführer, der die Liebe suchte...
The Escapade as Jacques
2020 Серебряные коньки as Fourier
2019 Vous êtes jeunes, vous êtes beaux as Monsieur Loyal
2019 Girls with Balls as Barman
2019 The Mountain as Jack
2019 Silent Streams
2018 The Emperor of Paris as Maillard
2018 One Nation, One King as Marat
2018 Cornélius, le meunier hurlant
2018 3 Days in Quiberon as Fisherman Poet
2018 The Night Eats the World as Alfred
2018 My Intelligent Comedy as Himself
2018 The Bra as Kamal
2017 Gray House
2016 Kazarken: As We Dig as Chiron, le centaure
2016 Midnattssol (8 episodes) as Pierre Carnot
2016 Louis-Ferdinand Céline as Louis-Ferdinand Céline
2016 Boris Without Beatrice as L'Inconnu
2016 History's Future as Lottery Ticket Seller
2015 21 Nights with Pattie as André
2015 Eva Doesn't Sleep as Koenig
2015 Me and Kaminski as Karl-Ludwig
2015 Graziella as Antoine
2015 Dark Forests as Voice
2015 Pitchipoï as Pierre Schulmann
2014 Le mystère des jonquilles
2014 The Iron Ivan
2014 Journey to the West as Dragon
2014 Mr. X as Himself
2014 Le voyage en Occident as Dragon
2013 Jiminy as Otto Hoffmann
2013 Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas as The Theologist
2013 Biette
2013 En ningún lugar, Don Luis Buñuel
2013 Marussia as Clochard
2013 Marcel Dassault, l'homme au pardessus as Marcel Dassault
2012 Morning Star as Elliot
2012 Holy Motors as M. Oscar / Le banquier / La mendiante / L'OS de Motion-Capture / M. Merde / Le père / L'accordéoniste / Le tueur / Le tué / Le mourant / L'homme au foyer
2012 Eye of the Astronomer as Jean Kepler
2011 Hop-o'-My-Thumb as The ogre
2011 My Little Princess as Ernst
2011 Je, François Villon, voleur, assassin, poète as Bezon
2009 The Temptation of St. Tony as Count Dionysos Korzybski
2009 The Little Murders of Agatha Christie (2 episodes) as André Custe
2008 Mister Lonely as Charlie Chaplin
2008 Tokyo! as Merde' (segment "Merde")
2008 Captain Ahab as Capitaine Achab
2005 Camping Sauvage as Blaise
2004 A Very Long Engagement as Six-Soux
2004 Luminal as Ryu
2001 Married/Unmarried as Love
2000 La Squale as Le joker
2000 Deep in the Woods as Stephane
2000 Beau Travail as Galoup
1999 Tuvalu as Anton
1998 Melody For A Hustler as L'auto-stoppeur
1998 Don Juan as Pierrot
1997 Wild Animals as Emil
1995 Visiblement je vous aime as Denis
1994 The Chess Game as Max
1993 De force avec d'autres as Denis
1991 The Lovers on the Bridge as Alex
1990 Mona and I as Pierre
1989 Once Around the Park as Berville
1986 Mauvais Sang as Alex dit "Langue pendue"
1985 Partir, revenir as Le patient de Simon Lerner
1984 Boy Meets Girl as Alex
1984 Long Live Life as Caviar delivery man
1983 The Wounded Man
1983 Entre Nous as Un militaire
1982 Les Misérables as Montparnasse

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