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Guillaume Canet | Biography

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Guillaume Canet's facts

Date of Birth 1973-04-10
Nationality French
Profession Actor, Screenwriter and Director
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Married to Diane Kruger
Married on 1st September 2001
Children Marcel
Net Worth(s) $5 million
Name on Birth Guillaume Canet
Divorce 2006
Place of Birth Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Boyfriend / Girlfriend Marion Cotillard

Born on 10th April, 1973, “Guillaume Canet” is an extremely talented French actor, movie director and screenwriter. Canet is widely recognized for his phenomenal performances in the movies like ‘Joyeux Noe’, ‘Love Me If You Dare’ and ‘The Beach’. He also became popular as a screenwriter and director from the movie ‘Tell No One’. The talented French actor was born on 10th April, 1973 in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. At the age of 18 when he fell from his horse he decided to make his career in acting. To pursue his career in acting, he joined the ‘Cours Florent drama School’. In the year 1994, he appeared in 1955 play ‘La Ville dont le prince est un enfant’.

Talking about his career journey as an actor, initially he appeared in numerous television shows and commercials. After struggling to find a way to reach his acting goal, he made his first movie appearance in the short movie ‘Fils Unique’. The movie was well received by the audience. In the year 1997, he was casted in the thriller movie ‘Barracuda’. His brilliant acting skills in the movie gained him best actor award at ‘Festival Saint-Jean-de-Luz’. In 1999, he earned nomination for the portrayal of Vincent Mazet in the comedy movie ‘En plein coeur’. After appearing in the several successful movies, he became the renowned face of French entertainment world. In the year 2002, he appeared in the science fiction movie titled ‘Vidocq’. He was also interested in directing the movie. Canet fulfilled his interest of directing the movie with the movie ‘Mon idole’. In the year 2003, he starred in the movie ‘Love Me If You Dare’ which became a bit hit. His next appreciable role came in 2005 movie ‘Joyeux Noel’. For his exceptional performance in the movie, he earned nomination for an ‘Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film’. He released his second feature movie titled ‘Tell No One’ in the year 2006. Canet was awarded with four Cesar awards for his phenomenal performance in the movie. His recent movie appearance was seen in the drama movie ‘In the Name of My Daughter’.

Putting some light towards his personal life biography, the talented French actor got married to German model and actress ‘Diane Kruger’ in the year 2001. They were dating each other since 1999. After five living together, they filed for divorce in January 2006. Soon after a year of their divorce, Canet was romantically involved with the beautiful actress and his ‘Love Me If You Dare’ co-star ‘Marion Cotillard’. In 2009, the love duo appeared together in the movie ‘The Last Flight’. They haven’t decided to get married yet. On 19th May, 2011 the couple welcomed their first child named ‘Marcel’. The couple is still enjoying blissful moment with each other such that there is no news of their break up. Besides his relation with the beautiful, he never came into the limelight of the media with being in a relationship with other celebrity actress.

The talented actor, Canet is a handsome actor of French movie industry. He has an exemplified height of 5 feet 11 inches and weight of 75 kg. Canet has a great physique which looks really attractive in his each movie roles. Through his charming face and dashing personality, he has gathered huge fan following. He has achieved a lot in his acting career through his hard work and true dedication towards his work. At the start of 2014, he has accumulated total net worth amount of $5 million. More about him can be extracted from the wiki and other internet sites. His fans can follow him on his twitter account @guillaumecanet.