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Also Known As: Died:
Born: August 3, 1958 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: France Profession: actor, singer

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This lanky leading man has emerged as one of France's more prominent exports of the 1980s. The son of actor Georges Wilson--the father directed his son in "La vouivure" (1986)--Lambert Wilson starred as the destructive Quentin in Andre Techine's psychodrama "Rendez-vous" and as the cynical photographer in Vera Belmont's nostalgic "Rouge Baiser" (both 1985). He also appeared as the adulterous Caspasian Speckler in Peter Greenaway's "The Belly of an Architect" (1987) and made a move toward US stardom as the Marquis de Lafayette in the Merchant-Ivory production "Jefferson in Paris" (1995). In John Duigan's "The Leading Man" (1997), Wilson had the major role of a playwright who hires an actor (Jon Bon Jovi) to seduce his wife (Anna Galiena).

This lanky leading man has emerged as one of France's more prominent exports of the 1980s. The son of actor Georges Wilson--the father directed his son in "La vouivure" (1986)--Lambert Wilson starred as the destructive Quentin in Andre Techine's psychodrama "Rendez-vous" and as the cynical photographer in Vera Belmont's nostalgic "Rouge Baiser" (both 1985). He also appeared as the adulterous Caspasian Speckler in Peter Greenaway's "The Belly of an Architect" (1987) and made a move toward US stardom as the Marquis de Lafayette in the Merchant-Ivory production "Jefferson in Paris" (1995). In John Duigan's "The Leading Man" (1997), Wilson had the major role of a playwright who hires an actor (Jon Bon Jovi) to seduce his wife (Anna Galiena).

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Blind Man (2012)
5.
 L'Aveugle, A (2012)
8.
 Of Gods and Men (2010)
9.
 Dante 01 (2009)
10.
 Victor (2009)
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1977:
Appeared in Fred Zinnemann's "Julia"
1978:
Film acting debut in "New Generation" (France)
1982:
English-language debut in Zinnemann's "Five Days One Summer"
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Appeared on stage in London opposite Maggie Smith in Cocteau's "The Infernal Machine"
2003:
Played Merovingian" in the "The Matrix Revolutions"
2003:
Revised Role as Merovingian in "The Matrix Reloaded"
2003:
Featured in Michael Crichton's "Timeline"
2004:
Cast as a cosmetics mogal opposite Halle Berry in "Catwoman"
2005:
Cast in "Sahara," with Matthew McConaughey and Penélope Cruz
2007:
Starred as an emotionally troubled military man in Alain Resnais' "Private Fears in Public Places"
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Education

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father:
Georges Wilson. Actor, director.

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