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Name: Olivier Martinez  
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Date of Birth: 12th January 1966
Place of Birth: Paris, France
Profession: Actor
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Olivier Martinez (January 12, 1966) is a French actor.

Olivier Martinez as Paul Martel in the 2002 movie Unfaithful


Born in Paris, France to a working-class family, Martinez began his acting career in his native France in 1990, and quickly achieved success. His father was a Spanish professional boxer born in Morocco and his mother was a French secretary. . In 1994 he won a César Award as "Most Promising Actor" for his role in Un, Deux, Trois, Soleil, (1993).

He first came to mainstream attention in Hollywood films with his performance opposite Diane Lane in Unfaithful (2002). He has since appeared in a television adaptation of The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone (2003), S.W.A.T. (2003) and Taking Lives (2004).

Martinez lived with actress Juliette Binoche for three years, and their relationship was widely reported by the French press. He is currently in a relationship with Australian singer Kylie Minogue.

There have been ongoing rumours that the couple are soon to wed, with both Kylie and Olivier perhaps ready to settle, marry and start a family .

Filmography as actor includes

  • Taking Lives (2004)
  • S.W.A.T. (2003)
  • Unfaithful (2002)
  • Semana Santa (2002)
  • Nosotras (2000)
  • Bullfighter (2000)
  • Before Night Falls (2000)
  • Toreros (2000)
  • La Taule (2000)
  • La Ciudad de los prodigios (1999)
  • La Femme de chambre du Titanic (1997)
  • Mon homme (1996)
  • La Hussard sur le toit (1995)
  • Un, deux, trois, soleil (1993)
  • Les Paroles invisibles (1992)
  • IP5: L'île aux pachydermes (1992)
  • Plein fer (1990)

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