More Vincent Cassel Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Ocean's Twelve)Vincent Cassel recently starred opposite Willem Dafoe and Paul Bettany as the villainous French overlord in director Paul McGuigan's The Reckoning, and as Nicole Kidman's wild Russian cousin in Birthday Girl.
Renowned in Europe, the French actor starred in Mathieu Kassovitz's critically acclaimed Hate, for which he was nominated for a Best Actor Award at the Cesars in 1995 and The Crimson Rivers; Luc Besson's The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc; Gilles Mimouni's L'Appartement, Christopher Gans' Brotherhood of the Wolf and Gaspar Noe's Irreversible. In 2002, he was nominated for a Best Actor Award at the Cesars for Read My Lips.
Cassel made his English language debut as the Duc d'Anjou in Shekhar Kapur's hugely successful period drama Elizabeth. He also was the voice of Monsieur Hood in the animated blockbuster Shrek. Cassel also directed the short film, Shabbat Night Fever. He next will be seen in Jan Kounen's Western, Blueberry.
Following Ocean's Twelve, Cassel co-starred with Jennifer Aniston and Clive Owen in Derailed, director Mikael Hafstrom's adaptation of the James Siegel novel.
Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "Ocean's Twelve" (12-Dec-2004)
Biography #3 (for Birthday Girl)Renowned in Europe, Cassel starred in Mathieu Kassovitz's critically acclaimed Hate and The Crimson Rivers, Luc Besson's The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, Gilles Mimouni's L'Appartement and the upcoming Brotherhood of the Wolves.
Cassel made his English language debut as the effete Duc d'Anjou in Shekhar Kapur's hugely successful period drama Elizabeth. He most recently completed the English language films, The Reckoning with Willem Dafoe and was the voice for the role of Robin Hood for the animated summer blockbuster Shrek. Cassel has also directed the short film, Shabbat Night Fever.
Bio courtesy Miramax for "Birthday Girl" (01-Jan-2000)