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Philippe Katerine

Philippe Katerine

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    • December 8th, 1968
Philippe Blanchard (born December 8, 1968), known professionally as Philippe Katerine, is a French singer-songwriter, actor, director and writer who began his career in 1991. Some of his popular singles include "Mon cœur balance", "Je vous emmerde", and "Louxor j'adore". At the beginning of his career, his musical style was sometimes associated with the easy-listening movement by offering music with bossa nova accents accompanied by texts often morbid or anguished and tinged with humor, all sometimes interspersed with audio collages. He also turned to rock, a little bit of electronic music without ever setting aside to be part of the quirky French song. In 2010, he attracted people’s attention as an actor by lending his features to Boris Vian in the biopic Gainsbourg, A Heroic Life, from Joann Sfar. The following year, he was put forward with being the headliner in the offbeat comedy, I am a No Man's Land. In 2015, he played head of state in Gaz de France. At the same time, he essentially became known as a quirky second role from French comedies: La Tour 2 contrôle infernale (2016), by Éric Judor, Hibou (2016), by Ramzy Bedia, We Are Family (2016), by Gabriel Julien-Laferrière, Le Petit Spirou (2017), by Nicolas Bary, Sink or Swim (2018), by Gilles Lellouche, and The World is Yours (2018), by Romain Gavras. At the 44th César Awards, he received the César Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Sink or Swim. Source: Article "Philippe Katerine" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

Filmography

Acting (14 Credits)

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2022Super-héros malgré lui
2021C'est quoi ce papy?! as Claude
2020Le lion as Romain Martin
2019All About Yves as Dimitri
2018The World Is Yours as Vincent the Lawyer
2018Sink or Swim as Thierry
2017Let the Sunshine In as Mathieu
2016La tour 2 contrôle infernale as Colonel Janouniou
2016We Are Family as Claude
2015April and the Extraordinary World as Darwin (voice)
2010Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life as Boris Vian
2009Regrets as Franck
2005To Paint or Make Love as Mathieu
2002The Truth About Charlie as Karina Fan

Himself (1 Credits)

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2011Crazy Horse as Himself

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