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Daniel Auteuil (born January 24, 1950 in Alger, then-French Algeria) is a French actor and director.

He's been acting since age 16. He studied at the prestigious Cours Florent acting school and has appeared in a wide range of genres, including period pieces, melodramas, comedies, romantic comedies, and crime thrillers. One of France's most respected actors, he has won multiple awards, including a Best Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival, two Césars awards and a BAFTA for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

He is also a director since 2011. Until 2018, he focused on adapting books and plays of Marcel Pagnol (who also wrote the Jean de Florette / Manon des Sources novel duology, which was adapted on film with Auteuil in a starring role in the mid-1980s).

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