Jean Dujardin

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Jean Dujardin
Jean Dujardin, Cannes Film Festival (2011).
Jean Edmond Dujardin

(1972-06-19) 19 June 1972 (age 51)
Occupation(s)Actor, film director, producer
Years active1996–present
SpouseAlexandra Lamy (m. 2009–2013)

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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