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Olivier Gourmet

Olivier Gourmet
Olivier Gourmet in 2012
Born (1963-07-22) 22 July 1963
Namur, Belgium
Occupation Actor
Years active 1990–present

Olivier Gourmet (born 22 July 1963) is a Belgian actor.[1]

Gourmet was born in Namur. He won the Best Actor award at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival for his role in Le Fils by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.[2] He also appeared in La Promesse, Rosetta and L'Enfant.

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1996 La promesse Roger Namur Film Festival Best Actor Award
1998 Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train Bernard
1999 Rosetta The Boss Nominated—Joseph Plateau Award for Best Actor
1999 Nadia and the Hippos
2000 Nationale 7 René
2001 Sur mes lèvres
2001 The Milk of Human Kindness Doctor Gérald Cafarelli
2002 The Son Olivier Cannes Film Festival Best Actor Award
Fajr Film Festival Best Actor Award
Joseph Plateau Award for Best Actor
Nominated—European Film Award for Best Actor
2002 A Piece of Sky Joanna's Lawyer Joseph Plateau Award for Best Actor
2002 Safe Conduct Roger Richebé
2002 Peau d'Ange
2003 Time of the Wolf Koslowski
2003 Where Is Madame Catherine? Eric
2004 Le pont des Arts Jean-Astolphe Méréville
2005 L'Enfant Policier en civil
2005 Le Couperet
2005 Burnt Out
2006 The Colonel
2006 Les Brigades du Tigre
2006 Congorama Michel Roy Jutra Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Genie Award for Best Actor
2007 Hidden Love Morris
2008 Mesrine Le commissaire Broussard
2008 Lorna's Silence L'inspecteur
2008 Home Michel
2009 Angel at Sea Le père Karlovy Vary Film Festival Best Actor Award
Nominated—Magritte Award for Best Actor
2009 Altiplano Max
2009 Park Benches Maurice Begeard
2010 Nothing to Declare Le prêtre de Chimay
2010 Black Venus Réaux
2011 The Minister Bertrand Saint-Jean Magritte Award for Best Actor
Nominated—César Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Globes de Cristal Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Lumières Award for Best Actor
2011 The Kid with a Bike Le patron du bar
2011 My Wife's Romance Chollet
2013 Grand Central Gilles Nominated—César Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—Magritte Award for Best Supporting Actor
2013 Violette Jacques Guérin
2013 The Marchers Dubois Nominated—Magritte Award for Best Supporting Actor
2014 Two Days, One Night Jean-Marc
2014 Madame Bovary Monsieur Rouault
2014 The Gate Marsac
2015 L'Affaire SK1 Bougon
2015 The Night Watchman Franck
2015 April and the Twisted World
2015 En mai, fais ce qu'il te plait Paul Post-production
2016 The Unknown Girl Filming


  1. ^ "Olivier Gourmet".  
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Son". Retrieved 2009-10-25. 

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