Jean-Louis Trintignant

Jean-Louis Trintignant

actor, writer, director

Jean-Louis Trintignant was born on Dec 11, 1930 in France. Jean-Louis Trintignant's big-screen debut came with If All the Guys in the World... directed by Christian-Jaque in 1956, strarring Jean-Louis (as J.L. Trintignant). Jean-Louis Trintignant is known for Amour directed by Michael Haneke, Jean-Louis Trintignant stars as Georges and Emmanuelle Riva as Anne. Jean-Louis Trintignant has got 9 awards and 20 nominations so far. The most recent award Jean-Louis Trintignant achieved is César Awards, France. The upcoming new movie Jean-Louis Trintignant plays is The Best Years of a Life which will be released on May 22, 2019.

Born 1930 in Piolenc in south France as son of a wealthy industrialist. Studied law in Aix-en-Provence. Started theatrical acting in 1950, but was regarded untalented at first, until Roger Vadim discovered him for the movies. When the press stalked him 1956 because of rumors of an affair with Brigitte Bardot his partner in Et Dieu... créa la femme (1956), he fled into the army. Ten years later he had his first big success with Un homme et une femme (1966). Since then he has starred in more than 100 movies, with a special talent for the dark characters like murderers or jealous husbands. In his late career he preferred theater to movies.

  • Birthday

    Dec 11, 1930
  • Place of Birth

    Piolenc, Vaucluse, France

Known For


9 wins & 20 nominations

César Awards, France
Best Actor (Meilleur acteur)
Winner - César
Lumiere Awards, France
Best Actor (Meilleur comédien)
Winner - Lumiere Award
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