Birth Place Matching "Lyon, France" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. François Petit

Actor | Mortal Kombat

Francois is a world class martial artist with an impressive background. He comes from a large family, all skilled in martial arts. He began his training at the age of 3 years, under the guidance of Japanese masters, also studied at the opera. In 1971, he was drafted into the the army in Africa, ...

2. David Charvet

Actor | Melrose Place

David Charvet, who rose to international fame on the hit shows Baywatch (1989) and Melrose Place (1992), is now moving into the feature front, having completed production on starring roles in two films this year.

In the sports feature Green Flash (2008), Charvet plays "Cameron Day", a star ...

3. Déborah Révy

Actress | Love

Déborah Révy was born on March 10, 1987 in Lyon, Rhône, France. She is an actress, known for Love (2015), Desire (2011) and My Little Princess (2011).

4. Bertrand Tavernier

Director | Un dimanche à la campagne

Bertrand Tavernier was the son of Geneviève (Dumond) and René Tavernier, who was a publicist, writer, and president of the French PEN club. He was a law student that preferred write film criticisms. He also wrote a few books about American movies. Then his first film won a few awards in France and ...

5. Clovis Cornillac

Actor | Un long dimanche de fiançailles

Clovis Cornillac was born on August 16, 1967 in Lyon, Rhône, France. He is an actor and director, known for A Very Long Engagement (2004), Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008) and The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988). He has been married to Lilou Fogli since August 30, 2013. They have one child....

6. Michèle Girardon

Actress | Hatari!

This stunning, fragile starlet was born Henriette Michèle Leone Girardon in Lyon in August 1938. Having completed her acting studies at the local conservatoire she won a competition as "the most photogenic girl in France" by the age of twenty. Photo shoots followed and a minor career as a model ...

7. Maurice Jarre

Composer | Lawrence of Arabia

Unlike many musicians who started to learn music while still in their childhood, Maurice Jarre was already late in his teens when he discovered music and decided to make a career in that field. Against his father's will, he enrolled at Conservatoire de Paris where he studied percussions, ...

8. Jean-Michel Jarre

Soundtrack | Nine 1/2 Weeks

JeanMichel Jarre is a French composer, performer, music producer and designer. He is regarded as a pioneer in the electronic, synth-pop, ambient and New Age genres, as well as an organizer of spectacular outdoor events and concerts, which feature the latest and most innovative in lights, laser ...

9. Sylvie Testud

Actress | La Môme

Sylvie Testud was born on January 17, 1971 in Lyon, Rhône, France. She is an actress and writer, known for La Vie En Rose (2007), Suspiria (2018) and Fear and Trembling (2003).

10. Karim Saleh

Actor | Transparent

Karim Saleh was born on March 7, 1978 in Lyon, France. He is an actor and director, known for Transparent (2014), Counterpart (2017) and Munich (2005).

11. Arnaud Valois

Actor | 120 battements par minute

Arnaud Valois studied acting at Cours Florent. He got discovered in Charlie Says by Nicole Garcia where he played one of the lead roles alongside Jean-Pierre Bacri , Vincent Lindon and Benoît Magimel. He went on to play in Cliente by Josiane Balasko and Girl on the Train by André Techine. After a ...

12. Dominique Blanc

Actress | Indochine

Dominique Blanc was born on April 25, 1956 in Lyon, Rhône, France. She is an actress and director, known for Indochine (1992), Queen Margot (1994) and Stand-by (2000).

13. Salim Kechiouche

Actor | La vie d'Adèle

Actor Salim Kechiouche was born in Lyon, France to Algerian parents. At first a kickboxing champion in France (1998), his film carreer started when actor/director Gaël Morel discovered Salim and so he made his first appearance in the movie À Toute Vitesse. From then on he appeared in more films, ...

14. Jacques Deray

Director | On ne meurt que deux fois

Jacques Deray was born on February 19, 1929 in Lyon, Rhône, France as Jacques Desrayaud. He was a director and writer, known for He Died with His Eyes Open (1985), A Bigger Splash (2015) and Borsalino (1970). He was married to Agnès Vincent-Deray and Nicole Jones. He died on August 9, 2003 in ...

15. Lucile Hadzihalilovic

Writer | Évolution

Lucile Emina Hadzihalilovic was born on May 7, 1961 in Lyon, Rhône, France, to Bosnian parents and grew up in Morocco. She studied Art History and Film Directing at the IDHEC. She has been working in film industry since 1980's, as director, editor, writer and actress in both short and feature films...

16. Christine Pascal

Writer | Le petit prince a dit

Christine Pascal was born on November 29, 1953 in Lyon, Rhône, France. She was an actress and writer, known for Le petit prince a dit (1992), Félicité (1979) and Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975). She was married to Robert Boner. She died on August 30, 1996 in Garches, Hauts-de-Seine, ...

17. Mimie Mathy

Actress | Joséphine, ange gardien

Mimie Mathy was born on July 8, 1957 in Lyon, France as Michèle Mathy. She is an actress, known for Joséphine, ange gardien (1997), Family Pack (2000) and Marie et Tom (2000). She has been married to Gérard Benoist since August 27, 2005.

18. Bryan Vigier

Stunts | Lupin

Bryan Vigier was born on November 20, 1995 in Lyon, France. He is known for his work on Lupin (2021), The 355 (2022) and La Révolution (2020).

19. Bernard Farcy

Actor | Taxi

Bernard Farcy was born on March 17, 1949 in Lyon, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France. He is an actor, known for Taxi (1998), Taxi 4 (2007) and Taxi 2 (2000).

20. Jean-Yves Escoffier

Cinematographer | Les amants du Pont-Neuf

Jean-Yves Escoffier was born on July 12, 1950 in Lyon, France. He is known for his work on The Lovers on the Bridge (1991), 15 Minutes (2001) and Good Will Hunting (1997). He died on April 1, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

21. Alexandre Astier

Writer | Kaamelott

Alexandre Astier was born on June 16, 1974 in Lyon, France. He is a writer and actor, known for Kaamelott (2004), Dies irae (2003) and Asterix and Obelix: Mansion of the Gods (2014). He is married to Anne-Gaëlle Daval. They have five children.

22. Edgar Stehli

Actor | Executive Suite

Edgar Stehli was born on July 12, 1884 in Lyon, Rhône, France. He was an actor, known for Executive Suite (1954), 4D Man (1959) and Atlantis: The Lost Continent (1961). He was married to Emeline C Greenough. He died on July 25, 1973 in Upper Montclair, New Jersey, USA.

23. Georges Géret

Actor | Z

Georges Géret was born on October 18, 1924 in Lyon, Rhône, France. He was an actor, known for Z (1969), Diary of a Chambermaid (1964) and Trap for the Assassin (1966). He died on April 8, 1996 in Paris, France.

24. Astrid Veillon

Actress | Swordfish

Astrid Veillon was born on October 30, 1971 in Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, Rhône, France as Astrid Veillon de La Garoullaye. She is an actress, known for Swordfish (2001), Highlander (1992) and Fabio Montale (2001).

25. Michel Colombier

Soundtrack | Man on Fire

Michel Colombier was born on May 23, 1939 in Lyon, France. He is known for his work on Man on Fire (2004), The Golden Child (1986) and Against All Odds (1984). He was married to Dana Colombier. He died on November 14, 2004 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

26. Christian Marin

Actor | Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez

Christian Marin was born on February 8, 1929 in Lyon, Rhône, France. He was an actor, known for The Troops of St. Tropez (1964), The Aeronauts (1967) and The Troops in New York (1965). He was married to Monique. He died on September 5, 2012 in Paris, France.

27. Max Pécas

Director | La main noire

Max Pécas was born on April 25, 1925 in Lyon, Rhône, France. He was a director and writer, known for La main noire (1968). He died on February 10, 2003 in Paris, France.

28. Diane Kurys

Director | Coup de foudre

Diane Kurys was born on December 3, 1948 in Lyon, Rhône, France. She is an actress and director, known for Entre Nous (1983), For a Woman (2013) and Sagan (2008).

29. Delphine Zentout

Actress | The Hitchhiker

Delphine Zentout was born on August 4, 1971 in Lyon, Rhône, France. She is an actress, known for The Hitchhiker (1983), 36 fillette (1988) and Sauveur Giordano (2001).

30. Irène Tunc

Actress | Je t'aime, je t'aime

Irène Tunc was born on September 25, 1934 in Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France as Irène Pierrette Louise Tunc. She was an actress, known for Je t'aime, je t'aime (1968), Léon Morin, Priest (1961) and The Conqueror of the Orient (1960). She was married to Alain Cavalier and Ivan Govar. She died on ...

31. Agnès Laurent

Actress | La notte del grande assalto

Agnès Laurent was born on January 28, 1936 in Lyon, Rhône, France as Josette Chouleur. She was an actress, known for The Night of the Great Attack (1959), A. Constant (1977) and Soft Skin on Black Silk (1959). She died on February 16, 2010 in Grenoble, Isère, France.

32. Roger Jacquet

Actor | Les Thibault

Roger Jacquet was born on April 19, 1928 in Lyon, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France. He was an actor, known for Les Thibault (2003), The Tiger Brigades (1974) and The Wise Guys (1965). He died on November 22, 2014 in Paris, France.

33. André Jacquemetton

Producer | Mad Men

André Jacquemetton was born in Lyon, France. He is a producer and writer, known for Mad Men (2007), Star Trek: Enterprise (2001) and Relic Hunter (1999).

34. Natalie Dessay

Actress | Joyeux Noël

Natalie Dessay was born on April 19, 1965 in Lyon, Rhône, France as Nathalie Dessaix. She is an actress, known for Joyeux Noel (2005), Orphée aux enfers (1997) and Jules César (2011). She has been married to Laurent Naouri since 1994.

35. Charlotte Kady

Actress | L.627

Charlotte Kady was born on June 25, 1962 in Lyon, Rhône, France. She is an actress, known for L.627 (1992), Terre indigo (1996) and Same Old Song (1997).

36. Olivier Ducastel

Director | Drôle de Félix

Olivier Ducastel was born on February 23, 1962 in Lyon, France. He is known for his work on The Adventures of Felix (2000), Paris 05:59: Théo & Hugo (2016) and Côte d'Azur (2005).

37. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Writer | Le Petit Prince

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was born into a family of old provincial nobility. Failing his final exams at a preparatory school, he entered the École des Beaux-Arts to study architecture. In 1921, he began military service in the 2nd Regiment of Chasseurs, and sent to Strasbourg for pilot training. The...

38. Maurice Lamy

Actor | Delicatessen

Maurice Lamy was born on September 9, 1963 in Lyon, Rhône, France. He is an actor, known for Delicatessen (1991), The Hawk (1983) and Ready to Wear (1994).

39. Myriam Boyer

Actress | L'instinct de mort

Myriam Boyer was born on May 23, 1948 in Lyon, Rhône, France. She is an actress and director, known for Mesrine: Killer Instinct (2008), Mesrine: Public Enemy No. 1 (2008) and La vie devant soi (2010). She was previously married to John Berry.

40. Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt

Writer | Temps de chien

Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt was born on March 28, 1960 in Lyon, France as Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt. He is a writer and director, known for Heavy Weather (1996), Oscar and the Lady in Pink (2009) and Odette Toulemonde (2006).

41. Jean-Pierre Améris

Director | Marie Heurtin

Jean-Pierre Améris was born on July 26, 1961 in Lyon, Rhône, France. He is a director and writer, known for Marie's Story (2014), Les aveux de l'innocent (1996) and Romantics Anonymous (2010).

42. Sophie Favier

Actress | Tais-toi quand tu parles!

Sophie Favier was born on October 5, 1963 in Lyon, France. She is an actress, known for Tais-toi quand tu parles! (1981), Lady Libertine (1984) and Vénus (1984).

43. Laurence Côte

Actress | Les voleurs

Laurence Côte was born on February 11, 1966 in Lyon, Rhône, France. She is an actress and writer, known for Thieves (1996), Souvenir (1996) and Up, Down, Fragile (1995).

45. Leo Arnaud

Soundtrack | Balls of Fury

Leo Arnaud was a jazz trombonist in France as Leo Vauchant. He played trombone and arranged for the Jack Hylton band in England 1928-1930, then moved to the United States in 1931, as arranger for Fred Waring, before joining MGM's staff.

46. Audrey Quoturi

Actress | The Theory of Love

Audrey Quoturi was born in Lyon, France of Italian heritage. She attended Portsmouth University, England where she studied foreign languages. Encouraged by her godfather, a magician and a tap dancer, she also studied Drama in Paris at Art'Aire Studio underneath acting coach Berengere Basty or with ...

47. Stéphane Debac

Actor | The Happening

After having made his mark with a theatrical company, Debac then 21, made his debut appearance in television with a series of sketches aired on Canal +. The following years he distinguished himself as a talented actor in both cinema and television. Stephane's entertaining performances lead to ...

48. Mick Micheyl

Soundtrack | Boum sur Paris

Mick Micheyl was born on February 8, 1922 in Lyon, Rhône, France as Paulette Jeanne Renée Michey. She died on May 16, 2019 in Montmerle-sur-Saône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.

49. Antoine Balpêtré

Actor | La maison du mystère

Antoine Balpêtré was born on May 3, 1898 in Lyon, Rhône, France. He was an actor, known for La maison du mystère (1933), The Red and the Black (1954) and Paysans noirs (1948). He died on March 28, 1963 in Paris, France.

50. Stéphane Bern

Actor | Celles qui aimaient Richard Wagner

Stéphane Bern was born on November 14, 1963 in Lyon, Rhône, France. He is an actor and writer, known for Celles qui aimaient Richard Wagner (2011), The Grocer's Son (2007) and Leave Your Hands on My Hips (2003).


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