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Also Known As: Tcheky Karyo Died:
Born: October 4, 1953 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Istanbul, TR Profession: actor

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This handsome Turkish-born actor is one of France's most popular stage and screen stars, but his vehicles do not always arrive on US shores. Karyo grew up in Paris, studied acting and by the late 1970s was appearing with the Daniel Sorano Company and the National Theatre of Strasbourg, in both modern and classical roles. He made his film debut in a supporting role in "The Return of Martin Guerre" (1982), and spent the next few years working his way up to leading roles in such films as "La Balance" (a 1982 detective film), "Le Marginal" (with Jean-Paul Belmondo, 1983), "L'Unique" (a 1985 sci-fi outing), "Le Moine et al Sorciere" (starring in this 1987 historical drama) and "The Bear" (as the dashing but easily-frightened young hunter in this 1988 outdoors epic).

This handsome Turkish-born actor is one of France's most popular stage and screen stars, but his vehicles do not always arrive on US shores. Karyo grew up in Paris, studied acting and by the late 1970s was appearing with the Daniel Sorano Company and the National Theatre of Strasbourg, in both modern and classical roles. He made his film debut in a supporting role in "The Return of Martin Guerre" (1982), and spent the next few years working his way up to leading roles in such films as "La Balance" (a 1982 detective film), "Le Marginal" (with Jean-Paul Belmondo, 1983), "L'Unique" (a 1985 sci-fi outing), "Le Moine et al Sorciere" (starring in this 1987 historical drama) and "The Bear" (as the dashing but easily-frightened young hunter in this 1988 outdoors epic).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Jappeloup (2012)
2.
 Sleight of Hand (2012)
3.
 Coup d'eclat (2011)
4.
 Ă„nglavakt (2011)
7.
 Nuit Medicis, La (2008)
8.
 Lark Farm, The (2007)
9.
10.
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1982:
Film debut, "The Return of Martin Guerre"
1983:
First starring film role, "La Java des Ombres"
1992:
US TV debut, "The Red Shoe Diaries" (Showtime)
1992:
First US (international) film, "1492: The Conquest of Paradise"
1997:
Co-starred in "Addicted to Love"
1999:
Cast in the feature "My Life So Far"
1999:
Played Dunois in the epic "The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc"
2001:
Co-starred in the feature "Kiss of the Dragon"
2003:
Was cast in the sci-fi thriller "The Core"
2003:
Appeared in the comedy "The Good Thief"
2004:
Appeared in the Thriller "Taking Lives"
2006:
Starred in the World War I adventure "Flyboys," a Tony Bill directed film documenting the cloud-cutting adventures of America's very first fighter pilots
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wife:
Isabelle Pasco. Actor.

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