Omar Sy

Biography

Omar Sy (born 20 January 1978) is a French film actor, best known for his duo with Fred Testot, Omar et Fred, and for his role in The Intouchables, written and directed by Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano, which became the second highest grossing French film of all time in the French box office.[1] He received the César Award for Best Actor on 24 February 2012 for his role in The Intouchables and in doing so also became the first black actor to win the honorary French award. The role also earned him a nomination for a Satellite Award for Best Actor.

Omar Sy (born 20 January 1978) is a French film actor, best known for his duo with Fred Testot, Omar et Fred, and for his role in The Intouchables, written and directed by Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano, which became the second highest grossing French film of all time in the French box office.[1] He received the César Award for Best Actor on 24 February 2012 for his role in The Intouchables and in doing so also became the first black actor to win the honorary French award. The role also earned him a nomination for a Satellite Award for Best Actor.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 38

Birthday 1978-01-20

Place of Birth Trappes, France

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Demain tout commence as Samuel
2016 Inferno as Christoph Bruder
2015 Burnt as Michel
2015 Jurassic World as Barry
2015 Chocolat as Chocolat
2015 Mune: Guardian of the Moon as Sohone
2014 Samba as Samba
2014 Good People as Khan
2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past as Lucas Bishop
2013 Mood Indigo as Nicolas
2012 On the Other Side of the Tracks as Ousmane Diakhité
2012 Bullit & Ripper as Mosby
2012 The Dream Team as Wéké N’Dogo
2011 The Intouchables as Driss
2011 Bref(1 episode) as Omar Sy
2010 Allez raconte ! as Momo
2010 Le pas Petit Poucet as Grand Poucet
2009 Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard as Snow (voice)
2009 La Loi de Murphy
2009 Micmacs as Remington
2009 Lascars as Narbé (voix)
2009 Tellement proches as Bruno
2009 King Guillaume as Jean Peter
2009 Safari as Youssouf Hammal
2009 Envoyés très spéciaux as Jimmy
2007 Garage Babes as Hamidou
2007 Omar et Fred - Le Spectacle as Omar Sy
2007 Moot-Moot(15 episodes) as Isidore
2006 Those Happy Days as Joseph
2005 SAV des Emissions(162 episodes)
2004 The Box as Lorenzo
2004 Coming-Out as Omar Sy
2002 Samouraïs as Tyson
2002 Si j'étais lui as Gabriel
2002 The Race as Sergent ONU
2000 Jamel : Le Très Très Bien De Jamel as himself
1900 L'entrée des Trappistes
1900 Le Marrakech du rire

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2005 SAV des Emissions … Creator

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