Mathieu Amalric (born 25 October 1965) is a three-time César Award-winning French actor and film director, perhaps best known for his lead role in the four-time Academy Award nominated 2007 film The Diving Bell and the Butterfly. He also has won the Étoile d'or and the Lumiere Award.

Amalric was selected to play the Bond villain Dominic Greene in the 2008 film Quantum of Solace.


Amalric was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France, the son of journalists Nicole Zand, a literary critic for Le Monde, and Jacques Amalric, who has worked as a foreign affairs editor for Le Monde and Libération.

Amalric first gained fame in the film Ma Vie Sexuelle (My Sex Life...or How I Got Into an Argument), for which he won a César Award.


As actor

  • Favourites of the Moon (Les Favoris de la lune) (1984)
  • The Sentinelle (La Sentinelle) (1992)
  • Diary of a Seducer (Le Journal du séducteur) (1996)
  • My Sex Life...or How I Got Into an Argument (Comment je me suis disputé...(ma vie sexuelle)) (1996)
  • Late August, Early September (Fin août, début septembre) (1998)
  • Alice et Martin (1998)
  • The False Servant (La Fausse suivante) (2000)
  • Roland's Pass (La Brèche de Roland) (2000)
  • The Marcorelle Affair (L'Affaire Marcorelle) (2000)
  • Boyhood Loves (Amour d'enfance) (2001)
  • Special Delivery (C'est le bouquet!) (2002)
  • A Man, a Real One (Un homme, un vrai) (2003)
  • Kings and Queen (Rois et reine) (2004)
  • I Saw Ben Barka Get Killed (J'ai vu tuer Ben Barka) (2005)
  • La Moustache (2005)
  • Munich (2005)
  • Marie Antoinette (2006)
  • The Singer (Quand j'étais chanteur) (2006)
  • The Very Big Apartment (Le Grand appartement) (2006)
  • Michou d'Auber (2007)
  • Heartbeat Detector (La Question humaine) (2007)
  • Actresses (Actrices) (2007)
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le Scaphandre et le papillon) (2007)
  • The Story of Richard O (L' Histoire de Richard O.) (2007)
  • Un secret (2007)
  • 57,000 Kilometers Between Us (57000 km entre nous) (2008)
  • Un conte de Noël (2008)
  • De la guerre (2008)
  • Ennemi public n° 1, L' (2008)
  • Les Herbes folles (2008)
  • Quantum of Solace (2008)-Dominic Greene

As director

  • Mange ta soupe (1997)
  • Le Stade de Wimbledon (Wimbledon Stadium) (2001)
  • La Chose publique (2003)


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