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Omar Sy

Actor / Comedian | * 01/20/1978 (43) | Trappes, France
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Omar Sy (French pronunciation: ​[ɔmaʁ si]; born 20 January 1978) is a French actor and comedian. Best known in his homeland for his sketches with Fred Testot on the Service après-vente des émissions television show on Canal+ (2005–2012), he gained fame abroad with the 2011 comedy-drama film The Intouchables, which earned him the César Award for Best Actor. Sy became the first Black recipient of the award. He further appeared in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), Jurassic World (2015), Two Is a Family (2016), Chocolat (2016), Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) and the Netflix -produced show ()
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Omar Sy (born 20 January 1978) is a French film actor, best known for his duo with Fred Testot, Omar et Fred, and for his role in The Intouchables, written and directed by Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano, which became the second highest grossing French film of all time in the French box office. He received the César Award for Best Actor on 24 February 2012 for his role in The Intouchables and in doing so also became the first black actor to win the honorary French award. The role also earned him a nomination for a Satellite Award for Best Actor.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Omar Sy

Globe De Cristal César Award for Best Actor César Award European Film Award for Best Actor European Film Award – People's Choice Award for Best European Film

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Movies with Omar Sy as Actor(56)

as Perreault2020 The Call of the Wild
as Djibi, le père / le prince2020 The Lost Prince
as Marwan2020 Refugee
as Seydou Tall2019 Yao
as D'Orsi2019 The Wolf's Call
as (voice)2019 Arctic Dogs
as himself2018 The Perfect Day
as Baaba Keita2018 Belleville Cop
as Knock2017 Knock
as Ajar (voice)2017 Sahara
as Hot Rod (voice)2017 Transformers: The Last Knight
as Christoph Bouchard2016 Inferno
as Samuel2016 Two Is a Family
as Chocolat2016 Chocolat
as himself2015 X-Men: Unguarded
as Michel2015 Burnt
as Barry2015 Jurassic World
as Samba2014 Samba
as Lucas Bishop / Bishop2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past
as Khan2014 Good People
as Nicolas2013 Mood Indigo
as Mosby2012 Bullit & Ripper
as Ousmane Diakhité2012 On the Other Side of the Tracks
as Wéké N’Dogo2012 The Dream Team
as Driss2011 The Intouchables
as Grand Poucet2010 Le pas Petit Poucet
as Le chauffeur de taxi2010 Mother Fucker
as Bruno2009 Tellement proches
as Narbé (voice)2009 Round Da Way
as Jean Peter2009 King Guillaume
as Remington2009 Micmacs
as Michelin Mike / Monsieur Propre / M&M's2009 Logorama
as Youssouf Hammal2009 Safari
as Hamidou2007 Garage Babes
as Joseph2006 Those Happy Days
as le génie de la lampe2005 Once Upon a Time in the Oued
as Lorenzo2004 The Box
as himself2004 Coming-Out
as Malian guy2002 Dead Weight
as Gabriel2002 Si j'étais lui
as Sergent ONU2002 The Race
as Tyson2002 Samouraïs

TV Shows/Series with Omar Sy as Actor(4)

2021 Lupin
as himself2011 Bref
as Isidore2007 Moot-Moot

Movies with Omar Sy as Crew(1)

Production/Associate Producer2018 The State Against Mandela and the Others

TV Shows/Series with Omar Sy as Crew(1)

Writing/Creative Producer2021 Lupin

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Omar Sy
Citizenship: France
Born: Friday, 01/20 1978 (January) in Trappes (current age: 43 years + 44 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: French (FR, native language)
Other names for Omar Sy (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Omar"
Omar Sy frequently works together with these people:
Fred Testot (12x, Actor)
Colin Trevorrow (10x, Crew)
Olivier Nakache (8x, Crew)
Eric Judor (8x, Actor)
Éric Toledano (8x, Crew)
Simon Kinberg (6x, Crew)
Bryan Singer (6x, Crew)
Ramzy Bedia (6x, Actor)
Lionel Abelanski (5x, Actor)
Olivier Baroux (5x, Actor)
James McAvoy (4x, Actor)
Kyan Khojandi (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1210, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/01/2021