Date of Birth: 06/19/1972
Place of birth: Rueil-Malmaison
Author: Ivan Matkovskiy
Dujardin was born in Rueil-Malmaison, a western suburb of Paris (Rueil-Malmaison, Paris). At the University Jean he studied philosophy. For a time he served in the army, after which he joined the group of comic actors.
He became famous largely thanks to the French show talent search `Stardust` ( `Graines de star`); In 1996, he performed on this project as a part of the comedy group `Nous C Nous`.
C 1999 to 2003, Dujardin starred in the French comedy series `Un gars, une fille` (in Russia a similar project known as `` Sasha + Masha). The series was highly successful; while Dujardin enjoyed a well-deserved fame, and then switched to the movies.
In 2005, the actor starred in the hit comedy `great Brice` ( `Brice de Nice`); Interestingly, he also sings the title theme song of the film, the composition `Le Casse de Brice`.
In 2006, Dujardin played Bonis Hubert de la Bath (Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath), the hero spoof spy thriller `Agent 117: Cairo - Nest spyware `(` OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies `). The image of a glamorous version of James Bond helped Jean fame far beyond the borders of France, among other things, the role earned him another nomination for the award and Cesar `` (Cesar Award) in the nomination `` Best Actor, comedian pulled out very rarely.
Some time Dujardin dabbled in other comic images - such as` Do not renounce `(` Il ne faut jurer ... de rien! `),` Hellphone `(` Hellphone `) and` `99 Francs (` 99 Francs `). Unfortunately, despite the success of these films, Jean could not get rid of Fame agent 117; all his characters inevitably to a greater or lesser extent compared with this hero.
Dujardin has attempted to change the role; so that the image of a gangster of the `Dirty Rotten Scoundrels `(` Ca $ h `) did not remind the old way of anything. Alas, this is just a movie special popularity Dyuzhardenu not added.
In 2009, Jean finally lucky - he was asked to return to the familiar role of Hubert de la Bath in the film `Agent 117: Mission to Rio` (` OSS 117: Lost in Rio`). Dujardin agreed; the sequel was rather well received in France , and yet outside it remained virtually unnoticed.
In 2011, Dujardin was recognized `` the best actor at the Cannes Film Festival (Cannes Film Festival); This honorary title has brought him a major role in the silent film `The Artist`.