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Olivier Martinez is a Actor French born on 12 january 1966 at Paris (France)

Olivier Martinez

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Birth name Olivier Martinez
Nationality France
Birth 12 january 1966 (58 years) at Paris (France)

Olivier Martinez (born 12 January 1966)
is a French film actor. He became known after roles in several French films such as Un, deux, trois, soleil (1993), which garnered him the César Award for "Most Promising Actor", The Horseman on the Roof (1995), and The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997). He has also appeared in Hollywood-produced features, including the drama Before Night Falls (2000), the erotic thriller Unfaithful (2002) and playing the role of a French drug lord in the action-crime-thriller S.W.A.T. (2003).


Martinez has dated a string of models and actresses and, in his younger years, acquired a reputation in the tabloids as a womanizer. He dated American actress Mira Sorvino, Australian singer Kylie Minogue for several years, Spanish actress and model Goya Toledo (2007-10), English model and actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, and French actress Juliette Binoche (1994-98). He also dated American actress Michelle Rodriguez, his co-star from S.W.A.T.

Martinez began dating American actress Halle Berry in 2010 after meeting on the set of the action thriller film Dark Tide (2012). They confirmed their engagement in March 2012. On 22 November 2012, Martinez was treated at a Los Angeles hospital after being injured in a physical altercation with Canadian model Gabriel Aubry, Berry's former partner and father of her daughter. Aubry and Berry had been involved in a custody battle centered on Berry's desire to move with her daughter and Martinez to his native France, a request denied by a judge less than two weeks prior to the altercation, on the grounds that it would interfere with Berry and Aubry's joint custody arrangement. The custody dispute was resolved at the end of November.

Berry and Martinez married in a private ceremony in France on 13 July 2013. Their son, Maceo, was born in October 2013 in Los Angeles. After two years of marriage, and rumors of a separation, the couple announced they were divorcing.

Best films

Unfaithful (2002)
The Horseman on the Roof (1995)
Before Night Falls (2000)

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Filmography of Olivier Martinez (20 films)

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The Godmother
Directed by Guillermo Navarro
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Mafia films, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Gangster films
Actors Catherine Zeta-Jones, Olivier Martinez, Jordi Mollá, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Skyler Gisondo, Mehdi Dehbi

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Paul, Apostle of Christ, 1h46
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Films based on the Bible, Portrayals of Jesus in film
Actors Jim Caviezel, Olivier Martinez, James Faulkner, Joanne Whalley, John Lynch, Antonia Campbell-Hughes
Roles Mauritius
Rating66% 3.313663.313663.313663.313663.31366
Ce film est basé sur l'histoire de Saül de Tarse, juif citoyen romain, devenu Paulus (Paul) après sa conversion, apôtre du Christ, emprisonné au Tullianum par l'empereur Néron alors que Luc l'évangéliste cherche à le rencontrer. Le prisonnier se remémore sa vie, lorsqu'il s'appelait Saul et qu'il persécutait les chrétiens avant de se convertir au christianisme après avoir rencontré Jésus-Christ ressuscité.
The Physician, 2h30
Directed by Philipp Stölzl
Origin German
Genres Drama, Adventure, Historical
Actors Tom Payne, Emma Rigby, Stellan Skarsgård, Ben Kingsley, Olivier Martinez, Elyas M'Barek
Roles Shah Ala ad Daula
Rating72% 3.601383.601383.601383.601383.60138
The plot begins in 11th-century England, much knowledge having been lost . It is the Dark Ages, and the Church is fighting against 'black magic'. The medical knowledge of Greek physicians like Hippocrates and Galen had been lost to the medicine of medieval Europe, until taught later in schools such as the School of Salerno (after the Arabic-Latin translation movement of the 12th century). In 11th-century England, travelling barber surgeons attempted to supply medical care to the ordinary population, often at the risk of the Church persecuting them for witchcraft.
Dark Tide
Dark Tide (2012)
, 1h54
Directed by John Stockwell
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Films about sharks
Actors Halle Berry, Olivier Martinez, Ralph Brown
Roles Jeff
Rating43% 2.1568652.1568652.1568652.1568652.156865
Kate is a shark expert whose business has been failing since a shark attack killed a fellow diver under her command. Once dubbed "the shark whisperer", Kate is haunted by the memory of the attack and unable to get back into the water. With bills piling up and the bank about to foreclose on Kate's boat, Kate's ex-boyfriend, Jeff, presents her with a lucrative opportunity: to lead a thrill-seeking millionaire businessman on a dangerous shark dive – outside the cage. Battling her self-doubts and fear, Kate accepts the proposal and sets a course for the world's deadliest feeding ground – Shark Alley.
Blood and Chocolate, 1h38
Directed by Katja von Garnier
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Agnes Bruckner, Hugh Dancy, Olivier Martinez, Katja Riemann, Bryan Dick, Chris Geere
Roles Gabriel
Rating53% 2.6511452.6511452.6511452.6511452.651145
Vivian (Agnes Bruckner) is a nineteen-year-old werewolf born in Bucharest, Romania to American parents who then moved back to America. When Vivian was nine years old, her parents and two siblings were killed by two hunters who then proceeded to burn down their house. She then moved back to Bucharest to live with her aunt Astrid (Katja Riemann), who was the mate of the pack's leader, Gabriel (Olivier Martinez) at that time. To Astrid's distress, Gabriel left her after seven years in accordance with pack law to choose a new mate. The culmination of another seven years is only a few months away and Gabriel wants the reluctant Vivian as his.
Taking Lives, 1h43
Directed by D.J. Caruso
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Serial killer films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Angelina Jolie, Ethan Hawke, Olivier Martinez, Kiefer Sutherland, Gena Rowlands, Tchéky Karyo
Roles Paquette
Rating62% 3.1013753.1013753.1013753.1013753.101375
The film opens in early 1980s Canada where teenager Martin Asher (Paul Dano) is seen ambling about a bus station, seemingly uncertain of his destination. He befriends another teen on the bus, Matt Soulsby (Justin Chatwin) and the two talk about their plans for the future. When their bus breaks down, the two acquire a car from a nearby garage. While Martin is driving, a tire blows. Matt struggles to change the tire and Martin comments on how he and Matt are both about the same height, and kicks Matt into the path of an oncoming truck. He is last seen toting Matt's guitar and walking away singing in a voice similar to Matt's.
S.W.A.T. (2003)
, 1h57
Directed by Clark Johnson
Origin USA
Genres War, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Gangster films
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodríguez, LL Cool J, Clark Johnson, Brian Van Holt
Roles Alex Montel
Rating60% 3.0012353.0012353.0012353.0012353.001235
Jim Street (Colin Farrell), a former U.S. Navy SEAL and hot-shot cop from the Los Angeles Police Department and his SWAT team are sent to stop a gang of robbers who have taken over a bank. His high-tempered partner and close friend Brian Gamble (Jeremy Renner) disobeys an order to not fire on the bank robbers, and accidentally wounds a hostage in the process. Gamble and Street are demoted by Captain Fuller (Larry Poindexter), the commander of the LAPD Metropolitan Division. Gamble quits following the argument with Fuller, and Street is taken off the team and sent to work in the "gun cage", where he looks after the gear and weaponry. Six months after the incident, the chief of police calls on Sergeant Daniel "Hondo" Harrelson (Samuel L. Jackson) to help re-organize the SWAT division. Hondo puts together a diverse team, including himself, Street, Christina Sánchez (Michelle Rodriguez), Deacon Kaye (LL Cool J), TJ McCabe (Josh Charles), and Michael Boxer (Brian Van Holt). The team members train together, eventually forging bonds of friendship. As a result, their first mission to subdue an unstable gunman is a success.
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, 1h54
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Helen Mirren, Olivier Martinez, Anne Bancroft, Brian Dennehy, Rodrigo Santoro, Suzanne Bertish
Roles Paolo di Lio
Rating62% 3.149343.149343.149343.149343.14934
Une star en échec est confrontée à un changement de style de vie lorsque son riche mari meurt soudainement alors qu'ils sont en route pour l'Italie. Elle se lance alors dans une série d'aventures avec des gigolos trouvés pour elle par une vieille contesse. Chaque contact devient de plus en plus incontrôlable, jusqu'à ce qu'elle devienne obsédée par un jeune homme qui la traite d'abord bien, mais ensuite avec dédain.
Angel of Death, 1h29
Directed by Pepe Danquart
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Films about religion
Actors Mira Sorvino, Olivier Martinez, Alida Valli, Yohana Cobo, Féodor Atkine, Peter Berling
Roles Quemada
Rating42% 2.1215752.1215752.1215752.1215752.121575
During the Spanish Civil War the 14-year-old Doña Catalina (Yohana Cobo) is captured by war criminal Antonio Alvarez. She is forced to witness how her father is murdered with a traditional bullfighting weapon known as „rejón de muerte“. Following that her father's murderer rapes her. After this traumatic experience she can get hold of a knife and attempts to take revenge. But she is grabbed by one of Alvarez' accomplices who also tries to abuse her. She stabs him and escapes. A friendly couple saves her. Doña Catalina recovers but turns out being pregnant. The birth is difficult and the couple tells Doña her boy had died. Later they disappear and take the allegedly dead boy with them.
Unfaithful (2002)
, 2h4
Directed by Adrian Lyne
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Erotic thriller films, Children's films
Actors Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Olivier Martinez, Erik Per Sullivan, Chad Lowe, Dominic Chianese
Roles Paul Martel
Rating66% 3.349623.349623.349623.349623.34962
Edward (Richard Gere) and Connie Sumner (Diane Lane) are a married couple living in a suburban New York City with their eight-year-old son, Charlie (Erik Per Sullivan). Their relationship is loving but lacking intimacy due to their schedules.
Before Night Falls, 2h13
Directed by Julian Schnabel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about writers, Seafaring films, Films about sexuality, Transport films, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Javier Bardem, Olivier Martinez, Johnny Depp, Andrea Di Stefano, Héctor Babenco, Patricia Reyes Spíndola
Roles Lazaro Gomez Carilles
Rating70% 3.5473153.5473153.5473153.5473153.547315
Before Night Falls is based on the autobiography of the same name by Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas. In the film, Arenas, who was openly gay, is born in Oriente in 1943 and raised by his single mother and her parents, who soon move the entire family to Holguín. After moving to Havana in the sixties to continue his studies, Reinaldo begins to explore his ambitions, as well as his sexuality. After receiving an honorary mention in a writing contest, Arenas is offered the chance to publish his first work. Through his work and friendships with other openly gay men (such as Pepe Malas and Tomas Diego), Arenas manages to find himself.
The Slammer, 1h30
Directed by Alain Robak
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Claude Brasseur, Olivier Martinez, Bernard Le Coq, Saïd Taghmaoui, Gilbert Melki, Chick Ortega
Roles Le muet
Rating55% 2.759492.759492.759492.759492.75949
En pleine nuit, deux hommes courent au-dessus des barbelés d'une prison. Serait-ce une tentative d'évasion ? En tout cas, stupéfaction de tout le personnel, du maton chef au directeur en passant par les détenus quand l'un des deux fuyards réintègre sa cellule. Tous vont tenter de résoudre cette énigme d'autant plus difficile que l'homme n'a jamais prononcé un mot depuis son incarcération. Cet évènement extraordinaire met la prison et ses occupants sens dessus dessous.
Toreros (2000)
, 1h50
Directed by Éric Barbier, Emmanuel Hamon
Genres Drama
Actors Olivier Martinez, Claude Brasseur, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú, Olivier Gourmet, Mar Sodupe
Roles Manuel
Rating62% 3.137573.137573.137573.137573.13757
Un ancien torero, après avoir passé deux ans en prison, veut changer de vie et devient ouvrier sur un chantier pour oublier la période où il était mêlé au trafic de drogue. Mais pour régler les dettes de son père, il se lie de nouveau avec le monde des trafiquants.
The Chambermaid on the Titanic, 1h39
Directed by Bigas Luna
Origin France
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, RMS Titanic in fiction, Disaster films, Films about seafaring accidents or incidents
Actors Romane Bohringer, Olivier Martinez, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Didier Bezace, Aldo Maccione, Jean-Marie Juan
Roles Horty
Rating65% 3.297583.297583.297583.297583.29758
In 1912, the protagonist, Horty, leads an uneventful life as a foundry worker in the Lorraine region of northern France with his wife, Zoe, "the most beautiful woman in town." The owner of the foundry where Horty works, Simeon, lusts after Zoe. When Horty wins a company athletic contest, Simeon's prize is a ticket to Southampton to see the sailing of the Titanic.