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Jean-Hugues Anglade

Jean-Hugues Anglade

Jean-Hugues Anglade is renowned as one of France's most eminent actors. Celebrated for his leading role as the love struck writer in 1986's Academy Award nominated film Betty Blue (37.2 Le Matin), directed by Jean Jacques Beineix, Anglade received a Best Actor nomination for the César Award. The film also won the Montreal Film Festival's Grand Prix des Amériques.

Anglade won the César for Best Actor for his portrayal of King Charles IX in Patrice Chereau's acclaimed Queen Margot (Le Reine Margot). The film won the Grand Prix of the Cannes Film Festival.

His credits include Luc Besson's Le Femme Nikita; Roger Avary's Killing Zoe; Claude Sautet's Nelly and Mr. Arnaud (nominated for Best Supporting Part ' César Awards); Michel Deville's Nuit D'Ete En Ville; Alain Corneau's Nocturne Indien (nominated for Best Actor ' César Awards, winner of the Montreal Film Festival's Prix Special du Jury an Fipresci); Besson's Subway; and Chereau's L'Homme Blesse (Wounded Man) (nominated for Best Hope ' César Awards and won the Silver Plaque Award at the Chicago Film Festival).

Anglade was most recently seen in Leave Your Hands on My Hips (Laisse Tes Mains Sur Mes Hanches) and the comedy It's Easier for a Camel (Il Est Plus Facile Pour Un Chameau).

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Jean-Hugues Anglade Facts

BirthdayJuly 29, 1955 (67)
BirthplaceThouars, France

Selected Filmography

Taking Lives
La Femme Nikita
Maximum Risk
Queen Margot
The Passenger
Shake Hands with the Devil
Killing Zoe
Betty Blue: The Director's Cut
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