Olivier Martinez
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Olivier Martinez was born in Paris. He leaves school very early, but manages to be admitted to the Conservatory in Paris at the age of 23.

At the age of 28 he receives the Cesar (French Oscar) for Best Aspiring Actor. In 1995 he has a huge public success in the leading role of The Horseman on the Roof by Jean-Paul Rappenau. 

Since then he has had roles in American movies such as "Before Night Falls" (a movie about Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas) and "Unfaithful" with Richard Geere.

 
 

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