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Alain Chabat

Alain Chabat

  • French actor and director, born in 1958 in Oran (Algeria).

    After starting his career in radio, as a host and comic, Alain Chabat joined Canal+ in 1984 where he formed Les Nuls with Bruno Carette, Chantal Lauby and Dominique Farrugia. The quartet created Le JTN, a parodic news broadcast, which become the channel’s trademark. In 1994, they starred together in the now cult classic La Cité de la Peur by Alain Berbérian. He then launched a career as a solo actor, notably in Josiane Balasko’s French Twist or Agnès Jaoui’s The Taste of Others.  In 1997, he directed Didier, in which he plays a dog transformed into a human, which won the César for Best First Film. His adaptation of Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra was a huge public and critical success.
    He now alternates between activities as a director and a producer, while pursuing his acting career, notably in Quentin Dupieux’s Reality, in 2015.

  • Didier (1997) – Authentiques (2000) – Asterix & Obelix : Mission Cleopatra (2002) –RRRrrrr!!! (2004) – HOUBA ! On The Trail Of The Marsupilami (2012)

Their list of films

Alain Chabat decided to only choose films that had not been selected by other directors so that the catalog could get as rich as possible.

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