Denis Lavant

Denis Lavant

  • Born on
    • June 17th, 1961
Denis Lavant (born 17 June 1961) is a French film actor known for his distinctive face and the physically demanding aspects of the roles he plays, which often involve slapstick, acrobatics or dance, as well as for his long-standing association with director Leos Carax. Lavant has played the lead role in all but one of Carax's films. Lavant is also known for his starring roles in Claire Denis' Beau Travail and Harmony Korine's Mister Lonely, which features Carax in a supporting role.

Starring Denis Lavant on Plex


Acting (34 Credits)

2021Tralala as Climby
2020Night of the Kings as Silence
2020Gagarine as Gérard
2020Silver Skates as Fourier
2018The Night Eats the World as Alfred
2018The Bra as Kamal
2018The Mountain as Jack
2018The Emperor of Paris as Maillard
20183 Days in Quiberon as Fisherman Poet
2018Girls with Balls as Barman
2018One Nation, One King as Marat
2016Midnight Sun as Pierre Carnot
2015Eva Doesn't Sleep as Koenig
201521 Nights with Pattie as André
2015Me and Kaminski as Karl-Ludwig
2014Journey to the West as Dragon
2014Iron IvanWatch Free
2013Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas as The Theologist
2012Holy Motors as M. Oscar / Le banquier / La mendiante / L'OS de Motion-Capture / M. Merde / Le père / L'accordéoniste / Le tueur / Le tué / Le mourant / L'homme au foyer
2011My Little Princess as Ernst
2009The Temptation of St. Tony as Count Dionysos Korzybski
2008Tokyo! as Merde' (segment "Merde")
2007Mister Lonely as Charlie Chaplin
2004A Very Long Engagement as Six-Soux
2000Deep in the Woods as Stephane
1999Tuvalu as Anton
1999Beau travail as Galoup
1997Wild Animals as Emil
1991The Lovers on the Bridge as Alex
1986Bad Blood as Alex dit "Langue pendue"
1984Boy Meets Girl as Alex
1983Entre Nous as Un militaire
1983The Wounded Man
1982Les Miserables as MontparnasseWatch Free


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