Jean Dujardin, Cannes Film Festival (2011).
|Born||Jean Edmond Dujardin|
19 June 1972
Rueil-Malmaison, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
|Occupation||Actor, film director, producer|
|Spouse(s)||Alexandra 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.