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Jamel Debbouze is a Actor, Director, Scenario Writer and Producer French born on 18 june 1975 at Paris (France)

Jamel Debbouze

Jamel Debbouze
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Nationality France
Birth 18 june 1975 (43 years) at Paris (France)
Awards Officier des Arts et des Lettres‎

Jamel Debbouze (Arabic: جمال دبوز‎; born 18 June 1975) is a French and Moroccan actor, comedian, producer, director and screenwriter.

Biography

Debbouze was born in Paris, France. His family, from Taza, moved back to Morocco the following year. They returned in 1979 and settled in Trappes in 1983, in the Paris region, where Debbouze spent the rest of his childhood. He is the eldest of six siblings: Jamel, Mohamed, Hayat, Karim, Rachid and Nawel Debbouze.

On 17 January 1990, at the train station in Trappes, he was struck by a passing train travelling at 150 km/h. He lost the use of his right arm in the accident, which killed another young man, Jean-Paul Admette, the son of the singer Michel Admette from Reunion. Debbouze was sued by the victim’s family for manslaughter but the case was dismissed for lack of proof, most of the witnesses retracting. In December 2004, he was going to perform on stage on the French island of Réunion, but Debbouze cancelled, claiming illness, as Michel Admette's parents had organized a demonstration against his arrival.

In 1995, he was spotted by the bosses of Radio Nova, Jacques Massadian and Jean-François Bizot, who made him famous (Massadian would become his manager). He debuted on Radio Nova, with a film review show, Le Cinéma de Jamel and on television around 1996-1997 on cable channel Paris Première, in a TV show co-produced by Radio Nova and the channel. He took Le Cinéma de Jamel to television on Canal+ in 1998. On the same channel, he contributed to another show, H, along with Éric Judor and Ramzy Bedia.

He acted in the movies Zonzon (1998), international box-office hit Amélie (2001), domestic hit Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra (2002), and Angel-A (2005, directed by Luc Besson).

In 2006, he acted in the historical movie Days of Glory (which he co-produced), paying tribute to the North-African soldiers who fought for France during WW2. For this movie, he got the prize for best male actor at the 59th edition of the Cannes Film Festival with Samy Naceri, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila and Bernard Blancan.

In April 2008, Debbouze opened a comedy club, called Le Comedy Club, in Paris aimed at launching newcomers on the stand-up scene.

On 29 March 2008, Debbouze became engaged to French journalist and news anchor Mélissa Theuriau; the two married on 7 May 2008.

In 2009, Debbouze collaborated with the rap band 113 and Awa Imani for the project Maghreb United of Rim'K'.

On 1 December 2010, Debbouze's new DVD named Made in Jamel featuring the likes of Gad Elmaleh, Florence Foresti, Élie Semoun, Stromae, Didier Bourdon, Youness Ait Benouissaden, Noureddine Oussayah and Sophie Mounicot was released.

His show, Jamel improvise, debuted in January 2011, before playing every evening's Tout sur Jamel from 1 to 20 January at the Casino de Paris.

He was the chairman of the 2013 César Awards.



^ Johnston, Sheila (3 November 2008). "Jamel Debbouze: France's new superstar". Telegraph. London: Telegraph Media Group Limited. Retrieved 8 February 2010.

^ Marie Jocher et Alain Kéramoal, Jamel Debbouze, la vérité, Seuil, janvier 2008.

^ Le Comedy Club, au 42 boulevard Bonne Nouvelle à Paris, dispose d'une salle implantée dans un ancien cinéma parisien qui peut accueillir jusqu’à 120 spectateurs: « La nouvelle scène selon Jamel »

^ http://www.vivre-maroc.com/actu/2008/06/13/mariage-de-jamel-debbouze-et-melissa-theuriau/

^ Jamel Debbouze chante pour Maghreb United

^ http://www.lejdc.fr/editions_locales/nevers/[email protected]FRgCBBg-.

Best films

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Alain Chabat
Alain Chabat
(4 films)
Spike Lee
Spike Lee
(1 films)
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Filmography of Jamel Debbouze (28 films)

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Actor

Rendez-vous chez les Malawa
Directed by Michaël Youn
Origin France
Genres Comedy
Actors Jamel Debbouze, Florence Foresti, Michaël Youn, Franck Dubosc
Roles lui-même

Pour sa prochaine émission, Frédéric Lopez décide d’emmener avec lui non pas une mais plusieurs célébrités. Il jette alors son dévolu sur Florence Foresti, Jamel Debbouze, Franck Dubosc et Gad Elmaleh, mais ce dernier n’étant pas disponible, c’est finalement Michaël Youn qui est choisi malgré la nonchalance de la production. Les 4 vedettes ainsi que le célèbre animateur vont alors partir à la rencontre des Malawa en Tanzanie, un peu beaucoup moins accueillant que prévu ...
Alad'2
Alad'2 (2018)

Directed by Lionel Steketee
Origin France
Genres Comedy
Actors Kev Adams, Jamel Debbouze, Gérard Depardieu, Noémie Lenoir, Ramzy Bédia, Éric Judor
Roles Shah Zaman
Rating40% 2.0235552.0235552.0235552.0235552.023555
Dans Alad'2, le Prince Aladin, s’ennuie au palais. Son ancienne vie d’aventurier lui manque et il ne se sent pas légitime dans ses luxueux habits de Monarque. Shah Zaman, dictateur sans pitié, qui a décidé d’épouser la Princesse s’empare de Bagdad et du Palais. Aladin est contraint de s’enfuir et part récupérer son ancien Génie. C’est sa seule chance de sauver sa Princesse et de délivrer Bagdad. Profitant de l’absence de son rival, Shah Zaman va tout tenter pour faire craquer la Princesse… de l’intimidation à la séduction, il ne reculera devant rien pour qu’elle devienne son épouse. Après un long périple semé d’embuches, Aladin est enfin de retour à Bagdad où il va devoir affronter des gardes armés, les hommes de Richelieu, un méchant Génie à la solde de Shah Zaman… et Shah Zaman lui-même. Il va surtout devoir combattre un obstacle auquel il ne s’attendait pas…les doutes de la Princesse.
La Vache
La Vache (2016)
, 1h31
Directed by Mohamed Hamidi
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Films about cows, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Lambert Wilson, Jamel Debbouze, Julia Piaton, Yvonne Gradelet, Karina Marimon, Patrice Thibaud
Roles Hassan
Rating68% 3.40083.40083.40083.40083.4008
Fatah, un modeste, joyeux et optimiste paysan algérien qui n'a jamais quitté sa campagne, rêve d'emmener sa vache Jacqueline au salon de l'agriculture de Paris. Un jour, à la surprise générale, il reçoit une invitation pour s'y rendre, mais il doit emprunter de l'argent à tous les hommes du village pour mener à bien son voyage. Il quitte sa femme Naïma et ses deux filles et prend le bateau pour Marseille avec sa vache. Il entame ensuite, à pied, sa marche vers Paris. À travers la France, son voyage est plein de rencontres : il se retrouve à animer une fête de village trop arrosée, il est accueilli chez un comte ruiné, il se retrouve au cœur de revendications paysannes. Repéré par la presse, le courageux marcheur fait le buzz sur les réseaux sociaux, suscite l'admiration et subit quelques moqueries. Mais les ennuis le retardent et il n'est pas sûr d'arriver à temps au concours de la plus belle vache tarentaise.
Why I Did (Not) Eat My Father, 1h53
Directed by Jamel Debbouze, Frédéric Fougea
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes La préhistoire
Actors Jamel Debbouze, Enzo Ratsito, Arié Elmaleh, Youssef Hajdi, Louis de Funès, Patrice Thibaud
Roles Edouard (voice)
Rating49% 2.496522.496522.496522.496522.49652
Édouard est le fils aîné du roi des simiens. Mais en raison de son aspect chétif, il est rejeté par sa tribu à sa naissance. Il grandit donc loin des siens. Auprès de Ian, qui devient son ami, il découvre le feu, la chasse, l’habitat moderne, l’amour et même… l’espoir… Généreux, il ira jusqu'à mener son peuple avec éclat et humour vers la véritable humanité.
Party Central, 6minutes
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Sean Hayes, Dave Foley, Joel Murray, Charlie Day
Roles Art
Rating70% 3.523963.523963.523963.523963.52396
Mike and Sulley are visiting Monsters University for the weekend to see how their Oozma Kappa fraternity brothers are doing. The group is throwing its first party, but no one has shown up. However, Mike and Sulley have a plan to liven up the house. Using a borrowed door station, they sneak into a party at the Roar Omega Roar fraternity and steal all of its food and guests to fill the Oozma Kappa house. The supply runs take them through the closet doors of a married couple's bedroom, repeatedly disturbing their sleep.
Né quelque part, 1h22
Directed by Mohamed Hamidi
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Jamel Debbouze, Tewfik Jallab, Julie de Bona, Malik Bentalha, Alban Ivanov, Mourad Zaoui
Roles Le cousin
Rating61% 3.0839553.0839553.0839553.0839553.083955
Farid, jeune Français de 26 ans dont les parents sont originaires d’Algérie, doit retourner dans le village de son père pour régler un problème administratif : son père, malade, veut en effet éviter que sa maison d'enfance ne soit démolie. D’abord fermé à un monde qu’il ne connaît pas, Farid tombe petit à petit sous le charme de la galerie de personnages de son village, dont la simplicité et la chaleur vont profondément le toucher. Ce voyage sera pour Farid une aventure pleine d’humour et d’humanité, une expérience qui va totalement chambouler l’image qu’il s’était fait de sa famille et l’amener à porter un nouveau regard sur sa propre identité.
Monsters University, 1h42
Directed by Dan Scanlon
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Films about the labor movement, Time travel films, Children's films, Films about school violence, Harcèlement au travail
Actors Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Joel Murray, Sean Hayes, Dave Foley
Roles Art
Rating72% 3.647013.647013.647013.647013.64701
A young monster named Michael "Mike" Wazowski dreams of being a scarer (a monster who enters the human world at night to scare children so their screams can be harvested for energy) when he grows up, after visiting Monsters Inc. (Monstropolis' most profitable and best-known scaring company) on a school field trip. Eleven years later, Mike is a first-year scare major at Monsters University, where he meets a monster named James P. "Sulley" Sullivan.
The Marchers, 2h
Directed by Nabil Ben Yadir
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about alcoholism, Films about immigration, Films about racism, La précarité, Political films
Actors Olivier Gourmet, Jamel Debbouze, Charlotte Le Bon, Hafsia Herzi, Tewfik Jallab, Vincent Rottiers
Roles Hassan
Rating60% 3.035893.035893.035893.035893.03589
In 1983 France, teenaged Mohamed (Jallab) is shot by a policeman, but survives. Rejecting his friends' proposal of violent retribution, he proposes political action inspired by Gandhi and Martin Luther King. With two friends, and support from Dubois (Gourmet), the priest of Minguettes (Lyon), they embark on a non-violent March for Equality and Against Racism between Marseille and Paris.
360
360 (2012)
, 1h55
Directed by Fernando Meirelles
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Anthony Hopkins, Jude Law, Rachel Weisz, Ben Foster, Moritz Bleibtreu, Jamel Debbouze
Roles Algerian Man
Rating61% 3.0984253.0984253.0984253.0984253.098425
360 centers on the stories of a group of people from different social backgrounds through their intertwining relationships.
HOUBA! On the Trail of the Marsupilami, 1h45
Directed by Alain Chabat
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about birds, Children's films
Actors Jamel Debbouze, Fred Testot, Alain Chabat, Lambert Wilson, Liya Kebede, Géraldine Nakache
Roles Pablito Camaron
Rating54% 2.731122.731122.731122.731122.73112
Dan Geraldo, a reporter who needs a scoop, arrives in Chiquito, Palombia, but he does not think that he is going to discover anything significant, other than an interview with the Paya; the indigenous tribes of Palombia. However, accompanied by the eccentric and poor vet and tour guide, Pablito, whose children dislike him and deem him a liar, Dan is told the myth of the Marsupilami, a mythical and extremely rare creature that is believed to inhabit the Palombian rainforest and to be a real species.
Hollywoo
Hollywoo (2011)
, 1h47
Origin France
Genres Comedy
Actors Florence Foresti, Jamel Debbouze, Nikki DeLoach, Muriel Robin, Sophie Mounicot, Jeff Roop
Roles Farres
Rating50% 2.5493952.5493952.5493952.5493952.549395
Jeanne Rinaldi gagne sa vie en doublant Jennifer Marshall dans une série télévisée (L.A Couples). Lorsqu'elle apprend que Jennifer renonce à son rôle, Jeanne s'envole pour Hollywood afin de la convaincre de revenir dans la série. Là-bas, elle fait la rencontre de Farrès, qui lui ouvre les portes du star system.
Chicken with Plums, 1h31
Directed by Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about suicide, Violon
Actors Mathieu Amalric, Édouard Baer, Maria de Medeiros, Golshifteh Farahani, Éric Caravaca, Jamel Debbouze
Roles Le Mendiant et Houshang
Rating70% 3.548973.548973.548973.548973.54897
As a young man, violinist Nasser Ali Khan (Mathieu Amalric) falls in love with Irâne (Golshifteh Farahani), the beautiful daughter of a wealthy shopkeeper. Her father forbids them to marry, convinced that an artist could never financially support his daughter. The dismayed musician could only carry on because his mentor gave him a special violin and advised him to sublimate his affliction. Consequently, he became a renowned artist and eventually married another woman. Nonetheless in his mind he is still with Irâne. When his lack of affection for his family leads to serious dispute between him and his wife she destroys his beloved violin. It strikes him he is no longer up to make music as he did before and therefore he is longing for death. After rejecting more conventional methods of suicide, he decides to simply lie in bed until death will have him. As he awaits the arrival of death, he is awash in visions of the past and the film lets the spectator accompany him on this bizarre and strangely beautiful journey.
Outside the Law, 2h20
Directed by Rachid Bouchareb
Origin Algerie
Genres Drama, War, Action, Historical
Themes Films set in Africa, French war films, La colonisation française, Films about terrorism, Algerian War films, Political films, Histoire de France
Actors Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, Chafia Boudraa, Bernard Blancan, Samir Guesmi
Roles Saïd
Rating65% 3.2978753.2978753.2978753.2978753.297875
À l'issue de la Seconde Guerre mondiale sur le front de l'Ouest, les manifestations pour l'indépendance de l'Algérie deviennent de plus en plus fréquentes en Algérie jusqu'aux massacres de Sétif, Guelma et Kherrata, dans le Constantinois, à partir du 8 mai 1945. Les scènes finales évoquent le massacre du 17 octobre 1961 à Paris.
Asterix at the Olympic Games, 1h57
Directed by Thomas Langmann, Frédéric Forestier
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Peplum
Themes Films about animals, Sports films, Films about the Olympic Games, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Films about dogs, Asterix films, Political films, Buddy films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Gérard Depardieu, Clovis Cornillac, Benoît Poelvoorde, Franck Dubosc, Alain Delon, Vanessa Hessler
Roles Numérobis
Rating51% 2.5504552.5504552.5504552.5504552.550455
Astérix and Obélix have to win the Olympic Games in order to help their friend Lovesix (Stéphane Rousseau) marry Princess Irina (portrayed by Vanessa Hessler). Brutus (Benoît Poelvoorde) uses every trick in the book to have his own team win the game, and get rid of his father Julius Caesar (Alain Delon) in the process, but fails.
Let's Talk About the Rain, 1h38
Directed by Agnès Jaoui
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Politique
Actors Agnès Jaoui, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Jamel Debbouze, Pascale Arbillot, Guillaume de Tonquédec, Frédéric Pierrot
Roles Karim
Rating60% 3.0479053.0479053.0479053.0479053.047905
The film is a comedy of middle-class French life ' examining culture clashes, puncturing smugness, exposing fault lines, finding strength in romantic and familial relationships and discovering an underlying sadness that stops some way short of tragedy.'