Guillaume Canet

Actor + Film Director
Born Apr 10, 1973

Guillaume Canet is a French actor and film director. Canet began his career in theatre and television before moving to film. He starred in several films like Joyeux Noël, Love Me If You Dare and The Beach. In 2006, he turned to writing and directing with Tell No One and won a César Award for Best Director. Canet has also received attention because of his personal life. He was formerly married to actress Diane Kruger.… Read More

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1973 Birth Guillaume Canet was born in Boulogne-Billancourt on 10 April 1973 to a family of horse breeders. … Read More


1994 21 Years Old In 1994, he appeared in the Théâtre Hébertot production of La Ville dont le prince est un enfant with Christophe Malavoy. … Read More
1997 24 Years Old In 1997, he appeared in the thriller film Barracuda for which he won a prix d'interprétation (best actor award) at the Festival Saint-Jean-de-Luz in 1999. … Read More
1999 26 Years Old In 1999, he started a relationship with German-born model and actress Diane Kruger. They were married on 1 September 2001.
2002 29 Years Old In 2002, Canet starred with Gérard Depardieu in the science fiction film Vidocq. … Read More


2003 30 Years Old In 2003, he appeared opposite Marion Cotillard in Yann Samuell's Love Me If You Dare which became a sleeper hit. … Read More
Canet has also received attention because of his personal life. He was formerly married to actress Diane Kruger. After they divorced in 2006, Canet had relationships with Carla Bruni and Élodie Navarre. … Read More
2009 36 Years Old The couple has attracted considerable attention from the French media, but for a long time they did not discuss their relationship and did not appear together on a red carpet event until the Cannes Film Festival in 2009. … Read More
2012 39 Years Old In July 2012, photographer Jean-Claude Elfassi accused Canet of violence during an altercation as Canet and Cotillard arrived home from the hospital maternity ward with their new baby in May 2011. … Read More


2013 40 Years Old His film Blood Ties was selected to be screened Out of Competition at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
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