Gad Elmaleh

Comedian / Screenwriter / Film Director / Composer | * 04/19/1971 (49) | Casablanca, Morocco
Gad Elmaleh (Arabic: جاد المالح‎ Gād el-Māleḥ; born 19 April 1971) is a French-Moroccan-Canadian stand-up comedian and actor who achieved notoriety in France, Morocco and the United States. He is most famous in the French-speaking world and more recently in the United States. He has starred in several feature films, including Coco, Priceless, La Doublure and Midnight in Paris. Voted the funniest person in France, he was named knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the Minister of Culture; he was also named knight of the National Order of Quebec. Elmaleh is often referred to as the "Seinfeld of France." In 2015 and 2018, Elmaleh did national comedy tours across the United States. In 2019, he released the Netflix series Huge in France. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Gad Elmaleh

Officier Des Arts Et Des Lettres‎

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Movies with Gad Elmaleh as Actor(47)

as Daniel2020 L'invitation
as himself2017 Gad Gone Wild
as Rabbi Moshe2016 The Midnight Orchestra
as Chick2013 Mood Indigo
as Sacha Keller2012 Happiness Never Comes Alone
as Demonstrator in Wadiya (uncredited)2012 The Dictator
as Marc Tourneuil2012 Capital
as Rayane Ziani2012 The Dream Team
as Ben Salaad (voice)2011 The Adventures of Tintin
as Detective Tisserant2011 Midnight in Paris
as Raoul (voice)2011 A Monster in Paris
as Schmuel Weismann2010 The Round Up
as Coco2009 Coco
as François Pignon2006 The Valet
as Jean2006 Priceless
as Ramon2005 Olé !
as Choukri, alias Chouchou2003 Chouchou
as Halvard Sanz2002 A+ Pollux
as Lionel2000 Second life
as Samuel Azoulay1999 Les Petits Souliers
as David Eskenazi1998 Man Is a Woman
as Manzatou1998 Train of Life
as Yannick1997 Long Live the Republic
as Samy1997 XXL
as Alilo1996 Salut cousin !

TV Shows/Series with Gad Elmaleh as Actor(3)

Movies with Gad Elmaleh as Crew(10)

Writing/Writer2018 Gad Elmaleh: American Dream
Writing/Writer2014 Gad Elmaleh - Sans tambour
Directing/Director2009 Coco
Writing/Writer2009 Coco
Writing/Scenario Writer2003 Chouchou
Writing/Writer2001 Gad Elmaleh - La vie normale
Writing/Writer1997 Gad Elmaleh - Décalages

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Full Name: Gad Elmaleh
Citizenships: Morocco, France, Canada
Born: Monday, 04/19 1971 (April) in Casablanca (current age: 49 years + 361 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: Arabic (AR), English (EN), French (FR, native language), Hebrew (HE)
Educated at: Cours Florent
Children: Raphaël Elmaleh
Siblings: Arié Elmaleh
Gad Elmaleh frequently works together with these people:
Jamel Debbouze (10x, Actor)
Elie Semoun (5x, Actor)
Atmen Kelif (5x, Actor)
Gérard Depardieu (4x, Actor)
Alain Chabat (4x, Actor)
Merzak Allouache (4x, Crew)
Gilbert Melki (3x, Actor)
Woody Allen (3x, Crew)
Dany Boon (3x, Actor)
Florence Foresti (3x, Actress)
Franck Gastambide (3x, Actor)
Bibo Bergeron (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:258972, Added: 08/09/2018, Last updated: 04/07/2021