Jean Dujardin

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Jean Dujardin
Jean Dujardin Cannes 2011.jpg
Jean Dujardin, Cannes Film Festival (2011).
BornJean Edmond Dujardin
(1972-06-19) 19 June 1972 (age 46)
Rueil-Malmaison, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
OccupationActor, film director, producer
Years active1996–present
Spouse(s)Alexandra Lamy (m. 2009–2013)
Children2

Jean Dujardin (born 19 June 1972 in Rueil-Malmaison, Hauts-de-Seine) is a French actor and comedian. He was the first French actor to win an Academy Award. He won it in the year 2011 for the movie The Artist. He also won a Golden Globe Award and a British Academy Film Award.

Before acting, Dujardin worked for a construction company. He began his acting career at local cabarets in Paris. From 1999 to 2003 he acted in a Canadian comedy television series Un Gars, une fille. His wife Alexandra Lamy also starred in the series.

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