Dominique Pinon

Dominique Pinon

  • Born on
    • March 4th, 1955
After studying at the Faculty of Arts of Poitiers, Dominique Pinon moved to Paris where he enrolled at the Cours Simon acting school. His introducing appearance in cinema took place in 1981 in the movie Diva by Jean-Jacques Beineix. Pinon is considered to be a theatre actor in first place, with constant on-stage acting since 1985. Until today, he has appeared in the plays of Gildas Bourdet, Jorge Lavelli, Valère Novarina and numerous others. His career in cinema, counting more than 80 movies to-date, shows a strong collaboration with director Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Amongst these 8 movies dating from between 1990 and 2013, it is most notably his appearances in Delicatessen (1991), Alien Resurrection (1997) and Amélie (2001) which made him become known to the broader public outside of France. Pinon also had numerous appearences on French TV, both in movies as well as in series. His most recent international appearance on TV is that of the character Master Raymond in the second season of the award-winning TV series Outlander. He received the Molière theatre award for Best Actor in 2004 and was awarded the title of Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2014.

Starring Dominique Pinon on Plex


Acting (36 Credits)

2020A Perfect Enemy as Jean Rosen
2019Spread Your Wings as Pichon
2018Cyrano, My Love as Lucien
2017D'après une histoire vraie as Raymond
2016La folle histoire de Max et Léon as Michel
2015Soulless 2
2014My Old Lady as Monsieur Lefebvre
2013The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet as Two Clouds
2013Les profs as l'inspecteur d'académie
2010What War May Bring as Maurice Lemoine
2009Micmacs as Fracasse
2009Humans as Gildas
2008Dante 01 as César
2008The Oxford Murders as Frank
2007Roman de gare as Pierre Laclos / Louis
2006Dikkenek as Stef
2004Darkhunters as Charlie Jackson
2004Hellbreeder as Detective Weiss
2004A Very Long Engagement as Sylvain
2004The Bridge of San Luis Rey as His Excellency's Fop
2003Mortadelo & Filemon: The Big Adventure as Fredy Mazas
2003Welcome to the Roses as le lieutenant
2003Entrusted as Henri Lafont
2001Beautiful Memories as Robert
2001Amélie as Joseph
1999Comme un poisson hors de l'eau as Melvin
1997Alien: Resurrection as Dom Vriess
1995The City of Lost Children as Le Scaphandrier / Les Clones
1991Delicatessen as Louison
1989Things I Like, Things I Don't Like as Man
1989The French Revolution as Drouet
1988Frantic as Wino
1988The Legend of the Holy Drinker as Woitech
1983The Moon in the Gutter as Frank
1982The Return of Martin Guerre as Antoine
1981Diva as Le curé


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