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Jean Dujardin stars in "The Artist," opposite Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell and Penelope Ann Miller, as George Valentin.

Jean Dujardin has become one of France's most popular comic stars. After graduating from high school, Dujardin started working in construction. His comic talents were revealed during his military service, which became a great source of inspiration. He went on to perform in comedy clubs in Paris and co-created the popular comedy troupe "Nous C Nous" which regularly
Jean Dujardin
Jean Dujardin
Jean Dujardin - © Carole Bellaiche
appeared on French television's most successful talk shows. After winning several comedy awards, he made the successful transition to the big screen with the box office comedy hit "Brice de Nice" in 2004. After several film roles and becoming one of France's most bankable stars he was nominated for a 2007 César for Best Actor (France's equivalent of the Academy Award) for his role as French Intelligence's suave spy Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath aka OSS 117 in "OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies," the first installment of Michel Hazanavicius' spoof series based on the widely popular post-war novels and films. Dujardin appeared opposite Jean-Paul Belmondo in Francis Huster's "The Man and His Dog" in 2008 and became the cowboy hero of popular French "Western" comic strip Lucky Luke in the film adaptation "Lucky Luke" in 2009. Since completing "OSS 117 – Lost in Rio," Dujardin has starred in films by renowned French directors Bertrand Blier ("The Clink of Ice"), Nicole Garcia ("A View of Love") and Guillaume Canet ("Little White Lies").

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Age: 44 years old
Birthday: June 19, 1972
Height: 5' 11 ¾"
Birthplace: Paris, France
Wife: Alexandra Lamy (7/25/2009)

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