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Creator / Romain Duris

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Romain Duris (born May 28, 1974 in Paris, France) is a French actor.

He was noticed by director Cédric Klapisch in the early 1990s, and the two have had a longtime collaboration ever since. The role that marked his rise to fame is Xavier Rousseau, the protagonist of The Spanish Apartment and its sequels, all of them directed by Klapisch.

He is a six-time nominee at the César Awards, two times for Best Beginner and four times for Best Actor.

Selected filmography:

Tropes in his works:

  • invokedProduction Posse:
    • French director Cédric Klapisch gave him his first role in 1994. Since then, Duris has played in several other films directed by Klapisch (seven in total between 1992 and 2013).
    • Martin Bourboulon has cast him in Eiffel and his film duology adapting The Three Musketeers.
  • invokedStar-Making Role: He came to be noticed with Le Péril jeune in 1994, then became famous thanks to the role of Xavier in The Spanish Apartment (2002). Both films were directed by Cédric Klapisch.