Gad Elmaleh

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Gad was born in Morocco in April 1971. His father was a mime. He was a student at Georges Bizet school and Lycée Lyautey in Casablanca but didn't like school much. In 1988, Gad left Casablanca to go to Montreal. He stayed there for 4 years, during which he was a political science student for one year, worked on radio, wrote humorous stories and ... See full bio »

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Priceless Jean
Midnight in Paris Détective Tisserant
Jack and Jill Xavier
Coco Coco


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 2023 Alibi (filming)
 2021 Purplemind
Arthur Trimbaldi
 2021/II Flashback
Maximilien de Robespierre
 2019 Huge in France (TV Series)
Gad Elmaleh
- Épisode Quatre (2019) ... Gad Elmaleh
- Épisode Cinq (2019) ... Gad Elmaleh
- Episode #1.6 (2019) ... Gad Elmaleh
- Episode #1.7 (2019) ... Gad Elmaleh
- Épisode Huit (2019) ... Gad Elmaleh
 2017 Loue-moi!
Le prof de taichi
 2017/I Welcome to America (Short)
 2016 Crisis in Six Scenes (TV Mini Series)
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Moe
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Moe
 2016 Pattaya
Le Marocain
 2015 The Midnight Orchestra
Rabbi Moshe
 2013 Mood Indigo
 2013 Welcome to China (Short)
Gad Elmaleh
 2012 The Dream Team
Rayane Ziani
 2012 Capital
Marc Tourneuil
 2012 Happiness Never Comes Alone
Sacha Keller
 2012 The Dictator
Demonstrator in Wadiya (uncredited)
 2011/I Jack and Jill
 2011 The Adventures of Tintin
Ben Salaad (voice)
 2011 A Monster in Paris
Raoul (voice)
 2011 Midnight in Paris
Détective Tisserant
 2010 Made in Jamel (Video)
 2010 The Roundup
Schmuel Weismann
 2009 Coco
 2007 Father's Footsteps
 2006 Priceless
 2006 The Valet
François Pignon
 2005 Olé!
Ramon Holgado
 2005 Bab el web
 2004 The 11 Commandments
 2003 The Car Keys
Gad Elmaleh (as Gab)
 2003 Chouchou
Choukri, alias Chouchou
 2003 The Dope
Le laborantin
 2002 A+ Pollux
Halvard Sanz
 2001 Would I Lie to You? 2
Dov Mimran
 2001 À bicyclette (TV Movie)
Le veilleur de nuit
 2000 Elie annonce Semoun (Video)
Various Characters
 2000 Second Life
 2000 Gad Elmaleh: La vie normale (Video)
Various Characters
 2000 On fait comme on a dit
 2000 Trait d'union (Short)
Le vendeur
 1999 Dieu, que la nature est bien faite! (Short)
 1999 Les petits souliers (Short)
Samuel Azoulay
 1999 Clown (Short)
 1999 De source sûre (Short)
 1998 Train of Life
 1998 Man Is a Woman
 1997 Opération Bugs Bunny (TV Movie)
 1997 XXL
 1997 Long Live the Republic
Antoine Leibovitch, alias Yannick
 1996 Les soeurs Hamlet
Malo (as Gad El Maleh)
 1996 Hi Cousin!
 1994 Manivelle (Short)
Le policier
 1994 Fruits et légumes (TV Series)
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Gad El Maleh | Gab


5' 9¾" (1.77 m)


Arié Elmaleh (sibling)

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Everywhere I go in America, when they learn I'm from France, the first thing they ask me is if I'm a huge Jerry Lewis fan. I've never been able to figure that out. Maybe it's because of his body movements. It's just so weird. Maybe it's because of the theatrical comedy tradition in France. But it just makes no sense to me... I remember someone asked Jerry why he never does political material. He ... See more »


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