Biography

Éric Caravaca (born 21 November 1966) is a French actor, film director and screenwriter.

The son of an engineer, Caravaca (of Spanish origin) studied literature while taking acting lessons. After obtaining his degree, he left for Paris, where he joined l'École nationale supérieure d'arts et techniques du théâtre, and completed his formation at the Conservatoire national supérieur d'art dramatique. He then went to New York City in 1993, where he studied at the Actors Studio for a year.

Upon his return to France, he began his career in theatre and gained attention in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot. He made his film debut in 1996, in Un samedi sur la terre by Diane Bertrand. He played mostly small roles until C'est quoi la vie?, directed by François Dupeyron in 1999, which earned him the César Award for Most Promising Actor. He worked again with Dupeyron in La chambre des officiers in 2001, and appeared as Luc in Patrice Chéreau's film Son frère in 2003, opposite Bruno Todeschini.

He directed his first film The Passenger in 2005, in which he also played a role (Thomas), opposite Julie Depardieu, which was presented at the Venice Film Festival.

(Wikipedia)

Éric Caravaca (born 21 November 1966) is a French actor, film director and screenwriter.

The son of an engineer, Caravaca (of Spanish origin) studied literature while taking acting lessons. After obtaining his degree, he left for Paris, where he joined l'École nationale supérieure d'arts et techniques du théâtre, and completed his formation at the Conservatoire national supérieur d'art dramatique. He then went to New York City in 1993, where he studied at the Actors Studio for a year.

Upon his return to France, he began his career in theatre and gained attention in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot. He made his film debut in 1996, in Un samedi sur la terre by Diane Bertrand. He played mostly small roles until C'est quoi la vie?, directed by François Dupeyron in 1999, which earned him the César Award for Most Promising Actor. He worked again with Dupeyron in La chambre des officiers in 2001, and appeared as Luc in Patrice Chéreau's film Son frère in 2003, opposite Bruno Todeschini.

He directed his first film The Passenger in 2005, in which he also played a role (Thomas), opposite Julie Depardieu, which was presented at the Venice Film Festival.

(Wikipedia)

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 58

Birthday 1966-11-21

Place of Birth Rennes, France

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Eric Caravaca

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Les voeux
2019 Les Éblouis
2019 The Phoney War as Narrator (voice)
2019 By the Grace of God as Gilles Perret
2018 War on Beasts (6 episodes) as Patrick Locatelli
2017 Back to Burgundy
2017 Lover for a Day as Gilles
2016 Voices from Chernobyl as Le cadreur (voice)
2015 Lui au printemps, elle en hiver
2015 Préjudice as Gaëtan
2015 Life-Changing Ad as Paul
2015 Les brigands as Karl
2015 Paris (6 episodes) as Pierre Lanvin
2014 Nobody from Nowhere as Capitaine Deveaux
2014 François Truffaut l'insoumis
2014 Le chant des sirènes as Eric
2014 24 Days as José Fernandez
2014 Jean Seberg Forever as Narrator
2013 Alias Caracalla, au cœur de la Résistance (2 episodes) as Jean "Rex" Moulin
2013 A Greek Type of Problem as Pierre
2012 State Conspiracy as Francois Lecuyer
2012 Here Below as Martial
2011 Chicken with Plums as Abdi
2011 The Little Bedroom as Marc
2011 Qui a envie d'être aimé ? as Antoine
2010 Aimé de son concierge as Clovis de Frontac
2010 The Counsel as Le flic
2010 Comme les 5 doigts de la main as Julien Hayoun
2009 Restless as Rafaël
2009 The Two-Sided Mirror as Laurent Monastier
2009 Adieu De Gaulle adieu as Alain Peyrefitte
2009 Eden Is West as Jack
2008 A French Gigolo as Marco
2008 Family Values as L'inspecteur Vivant
2008 This Night as Villar
2008 De moins en moins
2007 J'attends quelqu'un as Jean-Philippe
2007 Room of Death as Moreno
2007 Ambitious as Julien Demarsay
2006 The Colonel as René Acsensio
2006 The Right of the Weakest as Patrick
2006 The Passenger as Thomas
2004 Si j'étais elle as Nicolas
2004 Inguélézi
2003 Hanging Offense as Sylvain Bazinsky
2003 She's One of Us as Eric
2003 His Brother as Luc
2002 Novo
2002 Lovers of the Nile as Samuel
2001 The Officers' Ward as Adrien
2000 Enchanted Interlude as Albert
2000 Unleaded as Ken
1999 C'est quoi la vie? as Nicolas
1998 La voie est libre as Robert
1997 Francorusse
1996 A Saturday on Earth as Martin

Writing

2017 Plot 35 Writer
2015 Nine Days in Winter Writer

Directing

2017 Plot 35 Director
2006 The Passenger Director

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