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Niels Arestrup
Niels Arestrup
(French pronunciation: ​[nils aʁestʁyp]; born 8 February 1949) is a French actor, film director and screenwriter.

Contents

1 Biography 2 Theater 3 Filmography

3.1 As actor 3.2 As director/writer 3.3 Box-office

4 External links 5 See also

Biography[edit] He was born in Paris
Paris
into a family of modest means; his father was Danish and his mother was Breton. Arestrup has won three César Awards
César Awards
for Best Supporting Actor for The Beat That My Heart Skipped and A Prophet, then Quai d'Orsay. The two first films were directed by Jacques Audiard. He is the most awarded in this category. Theater[edit]

Year Title Author Director Notes

1973 La Famille Lodewijk De Boer Derek Goldby

Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoyevsky André Barsacq

1975 Deathwatch Jean Genet Claude Mathieu

1976-77 Gilles de Rais Roger Planchon Roger Planchon

1979 Platonov Anton Chekhov Gabriel Garran

1981 The Cherry Orchard Anton Chekhov Peter Brook

1982 La Dernière Nuit de l'été Aleksei Arbuzov Yves Bureau

The Lover Harold Pinter Philippe Ferran

1983 The Cherry Orchard Anton Chekhov Peter Brook
Peter Brook
(2)

Miss Julie August Strindberg Andreas Voutsinas

1984 Dom Juan Molière Maurice Bénichou

1985 Fool for Love Sam Shepard Andreas Voutsinas (2)

1986 B29 Alain Page Derek Goldby (2)

1987 2050, le radeau de la mort Harald Müller Hans-Peter Cloos

1988 Three Sisters Anton Tchekhov Maurice Bénichou (2)

1989 The Seagull Anton Tchekhov Andrei Konchalovsky

1990 Tout contre un petit bois Jean-Michel Ribes Jean-Michel Ribes

Sade, concert d'enfers Enzo Cormann Philippe Adrien

The Misanthrope Molière Pierre Pradinas

1991 Ecrit sur l'Eau Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt Niels Arestrup

1993 Letters to a Young Poet Rainer Maria Rilke Niels Arestrup
Niels Arestrup
(2)

1995 La Musica deuxième Marguerite Duras Bernard Murat

1996 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Edward Albee John Berry

1999 Étoiles Pierre Laville Maurice Bénichou (3)

Copenhagen Michael Frayn Michael Blakemore Prix du Syndicat de la critique - Best Actor Nominated - Molière
Molière
Award for Best Actor

2000 Fernando Krapp m’a écrit cette lettre Tankred Dorst Bernard Murat (2)

2002 Phèdre Jean Racine Jacques Weber

Une nuit arabe Roland Schimmelpfennig Frédéric Bélier-Garcia

2003 Each In His Own Way Luigi Pirandello Bernard Murat (3)

2004 L'Homme, la bête et la vertu Luigi Pirandello Jean-Claude Idée

Quartett Heiner Müller Hans-Peter Cloos (2)

2005 Letters to a Young Poet Rainer Maria Rilke Niels Arestrup
Niels Arestrup
(3) Nominated - Molière
Molière
Award for Best Actor

2007 Eva Nicolas Bedos Daniel Colas

2008 Beyrouth Hôtel Rémi de Vos Niels Arestrup
Niels Arestrup
(4)

2011-12 Diplomacy Cyril Gély Stéphan Meldegg Nominated - Molière
Molière
Award for Best Actor

2015 Le Souper Jean-Claude Brisville Daniel Benoin

2016-18 Acting Xavier Durringer Xavier Durringer Globes de Cristal Award for Best Actor in a Play

Filmography[edit] As actor[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes

1974 Stavisky Rudolph Alain Resnais

Miss O'Gynie et les hommes fleurs Yves Samy Pavel

La dernière carte Wilhem Kasda Marcel Cravenne TV Movie

Messieurs les jurés Jean-Roger Pasquier André Michel TV Series (1 Episode)

1976 Lumière Nano Jeanne Moreau

If I Had to Do It All Over Again Henri Lanot Claude Lelouch

The Big Night Léon Francis Reusser

I, you, he, she The driver Chantal Akerman

Demain les mômes Philippe Jean Pourtalé

1977 The More It Goes, the Less It Goes Vincent Michel Vianey

The Apprentice Sorcerers Danton Edgardo Cozarinsky

Tauwetter Jean-Luc Markus Imhoof TV Movie

Cinéma 16 Brandy Bernard Dubois TV Series (1 Episode)

1978 The Song of Roland Oton Frank Cassenti

Lulu Schwarz Marcel Bluwal TV Movie

1979 Memoirs of a French Whore André Daniel Duval

La passion d'une femme sans coeur Karl Moïse Maatouk Short

Le tourbillon des jours Germain Jacques Doniol-Valcroze TV Mini-Series

1980 The Woman Cop Dominique Allier Yves Boisset

Bruges la morte Hugues Viane Alain Dhénaut TV Movie

Le petit théâtre d'Antenne 2 The client Jacques Audoir TV Series (1 Episode)

1981 Seuls Jean Francis Reusser (2)

Du blues dans la tête Dan Hervé Palud

Les héritiers Serge Bruno Gantillon TV Series (1 Episode)

Mon meilleur Noël The father Gabriel Axel TV Series (1 Episode)

1982 Les secrets de la princesse de Cadignan Rastignac Jacques Deray TV Movie

La cerisaie Lopakhine Peter Brook TV Movie

Le retour d'Elisabeth Wolff Stan Pilgrim Josée Dayan TV Movie

La danse de mort Kurt Claude Chabrol TV Movie

One Man's War Narrator Edgardo Cozarinsky Documentary

1983 Les poneys sauvages

Robert Mazoyer TV Mini-Series

1984 The Future Is Woman Gordon Marco Ferreri

Mademoiselle Julie Jean Yves-André Hubert TV Movie

1985 Sincerely Charlotte Mathieu Caroline Huppert

Among Wolves Mike José Giovanni

Diesel Nelson Robert Kramer

1986 Le goûter chez Niels

Didier Martiny Short

1987 La rumba Commissioner Detaix Roger Hanin

Barbablù, Barbablù Gastone Fabio Carpi

Charlie Dingo William Gilles Béhat

Série noire Angelo Daniel Duval (2) TV Series (1 Episode)

1988 Ville étrangère Gregor Keuschnig Didier Goldschmidt

La ruelle au clair de lune Professor Hans Klemm Édouard Molinaro TV Movie

1989 Doux amer Jean Franck Apprederis

Manon Roland Danton Édouard Molinaro
Édouard Molinaro
(2) TV Movie

Rausch der Verwandlung Ferdinand Farner Édouard Molinaro
Édouard Molinaro
(3) TV Mini-Series

1991 Meeting Venus Zoltan Szanto István Szabó

La grande dune Keiser Bernard Stora TV Movie

1992 La femme abandonnée Oskar de Wilno Édouard Molinaro
Édouard Molinaro
(4) TV Movie

1993 Albert Savarus Albert Savarus Alexandre Astruc TV Movie

1994 Délit mineur Claude Francis Girod

1995 Les derniers jours de la victime Mendizabal Bruno Gantillon (2) TV Movie

1998 Rewind Fabrice Rivail Sergio Gobbi

2000 Le pique-nique de Lulu Kreutz Jascha Steg Didier Martiny (2)

La part de l'ombre Charles Oberlé Philippe Venault TV Movie

Fernando Krapp m'a écrit cette lettre Fernando Krapp Yves Di Tullio & Bernard Murat TV Movie

2002 Speak to Me of Love Richard Sophie Marceau

A Private Affair Monsieur Siprien Guillaume Nicloux

Les enquêtes d'Éloïse Rome Van Rooten Didier Le Pêcheur TV Series (1 Episode)

2005 The Beat That My Heart Skipped Robert Seyr Jacques Audiard César Award for Best Supporting Actor

2006 Les fragments d'Antonin Professor Lantier Gabriel Le Bomin

Le Rainbow Warrior The Duke Pierre Boutron TV Movie

2007 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Roussin Julian Schnabel

Le candidat Georges Niels Arestrup

La part animale Henri Chaumier Sébastien Jaudeau

2009 A Prophet César Luciani Jacques Audiard
Jacques Audiard
(2) César Award for Best Supporting Actor Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor International Cinephile Society Awards - Best Supporting Actor

L'affaire Farewell Vallier Christian Carion

Suite noire Gérard Emmanuelle Bercot TV Series (1 Episode)

2010 The Big Picture Bartholomé Éric Lartigau Nominated - César Award for Best Supporting Actor

Sarah's Key Jules Dufaure Gilles Paquet-Brenner

Small World Thomas Senn Bruno Chiche

2011 War Horse Grandfather Steven Spielberg

You Will Be My Son Paul de Marseul Gilles Legrand Nominated - Seattle International Film Festival
Seattle International Film Festival
- Best Actor

2012 Our Children André Pinget Joachim Lafosse

2013 The French Minister Claude Maupas Bertrand Tavernier César Award for Best Supporting Actor Nominated - Globes de Cristal Award for Best Actor

2014 Diplomacy Général von Choltitz Volker Schlöndorff Valladolid International Film Festival
Valladolid International Film Festival
- Best Actor Nominated - César Award for Best Actor

The Dune Reuven Yossi Aviram

96 hours Victor Kancel Frédéric Schoendoerffer

2015 By the Sea Michel Angelina Jolie

Papa lumière Jacques Ada Loueilh

2016 Republican Gangsters Francis Laugier Ziad Doueiri TV Series (8 Episodes) Nominated - ACS Award for Best Actor

2017 See You Up There President Marcel Péricourt Albert Dupontel Pending - César Award for Best Supporting Actor

Return to Montauk Walter Volker Schlöndorff
Volker Schlöndorff
(2)

Capitaine Marleau Hervé Gerfaut Josée Dayan (2) TV Series (1 Episode)

2018 The Sisters Brothers

Jacques Audiard
Jacques Audiard
(3)

At Eternity's Gate

Julian Schnabel
Julian Schnabel
(2)

As director/writer[edit]

Niels Arestrup
Niels Arestrup
in 2010 to the 35th César Awards

Year Title Notes

1981 Du blues dans la tête Writer

2007 The Candidate Director and writer

Box-office[edit] Movies starring Niels Arestrup
Niels Arestrup
with more than a million of entries in France.

Films Director Year France (entries)

1 Memoirs of a French Whore Daniel Duval 1979 2 764 084

2 The Woman Cop Yves Boisset 1980 1 807 761

3 If I Had to Do It All Over Again Claude Lelouch 1976 1 312 267

4 A Prophet Jacques Audiard 2009 1 309 269

5 The Beat That My Heart Skipped Jacques Audiard 2005 1 231 156

6 The Big Picture Éric Lartigau 2010 1 196 015

7 Among Wolves José Giovanni 1985 1 047 597

8 Stavisky Alain Resnais 1974 1 017 182

External links[edit]

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Niels Arestrup
Niels Arestrup
on IMDb

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César Award for Best Supporting Actor

1976 Jean Rochefort 1977 Claude Brasseur 1978 Jacques Dufilho 1979 Jacques Villeret 1980 Jean Bouise 1981 Jacques Dufilho 1982 Guy Marchand 1983 Jean Carmet 1984 Richard Anconina 1985 Richard Bohringer 1986 Michel Boujenah 1987 Pierre Arditi 1988 Jean-Claude Brialy 1989 Patrick Chesnais 1990 Robert Hirsch 1991 Jacques Weber 1992 Jean Carmet 1993 André Dussollier 1994 Fabrice Luchini 1995 Jean-Hugues Anglade 1996 Eddy Mitchell 1997 Jean-Pierre Darroussin 1998 Jean-Pierre Bacri 1999 Daniel Prévost 2000 François Berléand 2001 Gérard Lanvin 2002 André Dussollier 2003 Bernard Le Coq 2004 Darry Cowl 2005 Clovis Cornillac 2006 Niels Arestrup 2007 Kad Merad 2008 Sami Bouajila 2009 Jean-Paul Roussillon 2010 Niels Arestrup 2011 Michael Lonsdale 2012 Michel Blanc 2013 Guillaume de Tonquédec 2014 Niels Arestrup 2015 Reda Kateb 2016 Benoît Magimel 2017 James Thiérrée 2018 Antoine Reinartz

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Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor

Jason Robards
Jason Robards
(1977) Robert Morley
Robert Morley
(1978) Melvyn Douglas
Melvyn Douglas
(1979) Timothy Hutton
Timothy Hutton
(1980) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1981) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1982) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1983) Adolph Caesar (1984) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1985) Dennis Hopper
Dennis Hopper
(1986) Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
(1987) Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
(1988) Danny Aiello
Danny Aiello
(1989) Joe Pesci
Joe Pesci
(1990) Michael Lerner (1991) Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
(1992) Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones
(1993) Martin Landau
Martin Landau
(1994) Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle
(1995) Edward Norton
Edward Norton
(1996) Burt Reynolds
Burt Reynolds
(1997) Bill Murray
Bill Murray
/ Billy Bob Thornton
Billy Bob Thornton
(1998) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1999) Willem Dafoe
Willem Dafoe
(2000) Jim Broadbent
Jim Broadbent
(2001) Chris Cooper
Chris Cooper
(2002) Bill Nighy
Bill Nighy
(2003) Thomas Haden Church
Thomas Haden Church
(2004) William Hurt
William Hurt
(2005) Michael Sheen
Michael Sheen
(2006) Vlad Ivanov (2007) Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger
(2008) Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz
(2009) Niels Arestrup
Niels Arestrup
(2010) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(2011) Dwight Henry (2012) James Franco
James Franco
/ Jared Leto
Jared Leto
(2013) J. K. Simmons
J. K. Simmons
(2014) Michael Shannon
Michael Shannon
(2015) Mahershala Ali
Mahershala Ali
(2016) Willem Dafoe
Willem Dafoe
(2017)

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 44484108 LCCN: n2002032643 ISNI: 0000 0000 6302 1643 GND: 113377401 SUDOC: 061743240 BNF: cb138908617 (data) NLA: 41098360 BNE: XX1341499 SNAC: w6613n75

See also[edit]

French film portal France portal De

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