Magimel, Benoît

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Magimel, Benoît Gender: M
born on 11 May 1974 at 18:30 (= 6:30 PM )
Place Paris Arrondissement 14, France, 48n4959, 2e1936
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 20°38' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 21°34 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 01°53'

Benoît Magimel
photo: Georges Biard, license cc-by-sa-3.0


French screen actor who won the 2021 César award for Best Actor for his role as Benjamin in De son vivant ("Peaceful"). In 2001, he won the Best Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival for his role in Michael Haneke's La Pianiste ("The Piano Teacher").

He began his career at age 14 in the 1988 film La Vie est un long fleuve tranquille ("Life is a long quiet river") directed by Etienne Chatillez. He was 16 when he decided to abandon his studies. In the early 2000s, he portrayed Louis XIV in Le roi danse and was directed by Michel Houellebecq in La possibilité d'une île. In 2010, he appeared in Les petits mouchoirs directed by Guillaume Canet. On 24 February 2023, he won the Cesar for best actor for his role in "Pacifiction".

His first marriage was with Juliette Binoche from 1998 to 2003, they have a daughter, Hannah, born in 1999. He then married Nikita Lespinasse, another actress; they have a daughter Djinina born in 2011, and they divorced in 2015. In 2018 he married Margot Pelletier.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • role played of/by Louis XIV, King of France (born 5 September 1638 (greg.)). Notes: 2000 film "The King is Dancing"/ "Le Roi danse"
  • role played of/by Musset, Alfred de (born 11 December 1810). Notes: 1999 film "Children of the Century"/ "Les Enfants du Siècle"


  • Work : Prize 25 February 2022 (César for Best Actor in "Peaceful")
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Source Notes

Collection Didier Geslain.


  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Divorces (Two)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Three)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two daughters)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Film and TV)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (César)