Niels Arestrup

Niels Arestrup

  • Born on
    • February 8th, 1949
Niels Arestrup is a French actor, film director and screenwriter. His father was Danish and his mother was French. He has won two César Awards for Best Supporting Actor for De battre mon cœur s'est arrêté and Un prophète, both films where he was directed by Jacques Audiard.


Acting (21 Credits)

2018At Eternity's Gate as Madman
2017See You Up There as Marcel Péricourt
2017Return to Montauk as Walter
2015By the Sea as Michel
2014Diplomacy as General Dietrich von Choltitz
2013The French Minister as Claude Maupas
2012Our Children as André Pinget
2011You Will Be My Son as Paul de Marseul
2011War Horse as Grandfather
2010Small World as Thomas
2010Elle s'appelait Sarah as Jules Dufaure
2010The Big Picture as Bartholomé
2009A Prophet as César Luciani
2009Farewell as Vallier
2007The Diving Bell and the Butterfly as Roussin
2005The Beat That My Heart Skipped as Robert Seyr
2002A Private Affair as Le père de Rachel
1991Meeting Venus as Zoltan Szanto
1979Memoirs of a French Whore as André
1974Je Tu Il Elle as "He", the truck-driver
1974Stavisky as Rudolph, le secrétaire de Trotski


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