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Sebastian Roché is a Actor French born on 4 august 1964 at Paris (France)

Sebastian Roché

Sebastian Roché
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Birth name Sebastian Roché
Nationality France
Birth 4 august 1964 (55 years) at Paris (France)

Sebastian Roché (born 4 August 1964) is a French-Scottish actor and writer known for his roles as Kurt Mendel on Odyssey 5 (2002–03), Jerry Jacks on the soap opera General Hospital (2007–13), Thomas Jerome Newton on Fringe (2009–10), Balthazar on Supernatural (2010–11), and Mikael on The Vampire Diaries and The Originals (2011–15).
On film, he has appeared in The Last of the Mohicans (1992), The Peacemaker (1997), 15 Minutes (2001), Sorry, Haters (2005), The Namesake (2006), New York City Serenade (2007), Beowulf (2007), Happy Tears (2009), Safe House (2012), Wer (2013), and A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014). In addition to his film and television work, Roché has starred in the Broadway stage productions of Salome (1992) and The Green Bird (2000).

Biography

Roché moved to the United States in 1992. He met American actress Vera Farmiga while co-starring together on the short-lived television series Roar. They eloped to the Bahamas after the series ended in 1997. The couple resided on a 117 acre estate in Upstate New York. Roché and Farmiga separated in 2004, and were divorced in 2005 following eight years of marriage. Through his marriage to Farmiga, he was the brother-in-law of actress Taissa Farmiga.

In 2007, Roché purchased a 3-bedroom house in Venice, Los Angeles for $1.52 million. On 31 May 2014, he married Australian actress Alicia Hannah in a private ceremony at the Chateau Les Bouysses in Mercuès, France.

Best films

Safe House (2012)
(Actor)
Beowulf (2007)
(Actor)
The Peacemaker (1997)
(Actor)

Usually with

Michael Mann
Michael Mann
(1 films)
Colm Feore
Colm Feore
(3 films)
Frank Whaley
Frank Whaley
(1 films)
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Filmography of Sebastian Roché (26 films)

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Actor

6 Underground, 2h8
Directed by Michael Bay
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action
Themes Monde imaginaire
Actors Ryan Reynolds, Dave Franco, Mélanie Laurent, Ben Hardy, Adria Arjona, Corey Hawkins
Roles Lawyer
Rating61% 3.050883.050883.050883.050883.05088
Un mystérieux milliardaire est à la tête d'une unité d'élite secrète composée de lui-même et de cinq autres personnes ayant toutes simulé leur propre mort. Ces « fantômes » ont pour mission d'éliminer les plus puissants criminels et dictateurs dans le monde.
A Walk Among the Tombstones, 1h54
Directed by Scott Frank
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, Ruth Wilson, Boyd Holbrook, Sebastian Roché, Marina Squerciati
Roles Yuri Landau
Rating64% 3.2483253.2483253.2483253.2483253.248325
In 1991, Detective Matthew Scudder (Liam Neeson) is in a car with his partner. He then enters a bar and gets two shots and a cup of coffee. Two masked men then come in and kill the bartender, prompting Matt to take his gun and fire at them. He runs into the street and shoots one man down. The second man and a third drive away. Matt shoots the driver while the final man flees. Matt shoots him in the thigh and follows him down some steps and kills him.
Wer
Wer (2013)

Directed by William Brent Bell
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film
Actors A.J. Cook, Vik Sahay, Sebastian Roché, Stephanie Lemelin, Angelina Armani
Roles Klaus Pistor
Rating58% 2.948422.948422.948422.948422.94842
Defense attorney Kate (A.J. Cook) is called to defend Talan Gwynek (Brian Scott O'Connor), after he is charged with the murders of a vacationing family. She learns that he is a werewolf who is capable of the slayings. Talan then escapes from his imprisonment into the city of Lyon, France.
Safe House
Safe House (2012)
, 1h57
Directed by Daniel Espinosa
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films set in Africa, Spy films
Actors Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Sebastian Roché, Vera Farmiga, Brendan Gleeson, Sam Shepard
Roles Robert Heissler
Rating66% 3.3483353.3483353.3483353.3483353.348335
In Cape Town, South Africa, ex-CIA NOC operative turned traitor and international criminal Tobin Frost (Denzel Washington) acquires a data storage device from rogue MI6 agent Alec Wade (Liam Cunningham). After the pair is attacked by a team of mercenaries led by Vargas (Fares Fares), Wade is killed and Frost is cornered by the gunmen, leaving him no choice but to surrender to the American consulate.
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3 - Viva La Fiesta!, 1h29
Directed by Lev. L. Spiro
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Odette Annable, Marcus Coloma, Logan Grove, Erin Cahill, Logan Grove, Zachary Gordon
Roles Chef Didier
Rating44% 2.2450852.2450852.2450852.2450852.245085
After their wedding Rachel and Sam decide to start their own life. The Langham Hotel is willing to let anybody who can take the place of the landscaper and chef live in the hotel. Sam and Rachel bring Chloe and Papi to the hotel where Chloe and Papi meet Oscar and Jenny, the hotel's Doggy Day School teachers. Papi is less than thrilled when he discovers he will no longer be teaching the pups. Mr Hollis, the manager notices Chloe and asks if she can make appearances as the hotel has gained a major threat, Montague, the new hotel to rival the Langham. Because of this Sam and Rachel get the jobs. Rosa is also not much happier at the thought of Doggy Day School.
The Adventures of Tintin, 1h47
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about alcoholism, Films about animals, Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Films about dogs, Tintin films, Musical films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Cary Elwes, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg
Roles Pedro / 1st Mate (voice)
Rating72% 3.645753.645753.645753.645753.64575
Young journalist Tintin and his dog Snowy are browsing in an outdoor market in Brussels, Belgium. Tintin buys a miniature model of a ship, the Unicorn, but is then accosted by Barnaby and Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine, who both unsuccessfully try to buy the model from Tintin. Tintin takes the ship home, but it is accidentally broken, resulting in a parchment scroll slipping out of the model and rolling under a piece of furniture. Meanwhile, detectives Thomson and Thompson are on the trail of a pickpocket, Aristides Silk. Tintin, later finds that the Unicorn has been stolen. He then visits Sakharine in Marlinspike Hall and accuses him of the theft when he sees a miniature model of the Unicorn, but when he notices that Sakharine's model is not broken, he realizes that there are two Unicorn models. Once Tintin returns home, Snowy shows him the scroll. Moments later, Barnaby arrives at Tintin's residence, but is fatally shot and killed. After reading an old message written on it, Tintin puts the scroll in his wallet, but it is stolen by Silk the next morning.
24: Redemption, 1h29
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Films set in Africa, Monde imaginaire, Films about terrorism
Actors Kiefer Sutherland, Cherry Jones, Bob Gunton, Colm Feore, Powers Boothe, Robert Carlyle
Roles Quinn
Rating74% 3.7472153.7472153.7472153.7472153.747215
Redemption begins with a brief prologue showing a young boy being kidnapped at night, indoctrinated, and drafted along with other boys into a rebel militia so they could take part in a coup d'état, which is being funded by a shadow organization led by Jonas Hodges (Jon Voight).
What We Do Is Secret, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Musical films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Shane West, Bijou Phillips, Rick Gonzalez, Noah Segan, Leslie Grossman, Ashton Holmes
Roles Claude "Kickboy Face" Bessy, a music journalist for Slash who becomes an avid supporter of Germs.
Rating64% 3.2475253.2475253.2475253.2475253.247525
Jan Paul Beahm (Shane West) grows up in Los Angeles through a troubled childhood; he does not know his biological father, his mother is an alcoholic, and his older brother dies from a heroin overdose. He is an avid reader and develops into a "frighteningly intelligent" student at University High School, where his antisocial behavior leads the administration to give him straight A's if he agrees not to return. In December 1975, at age 17, he proposes to his friend Georg Ruthenberg (Rick Gonzalez) that they start a band, showing him potential lyrics and claiming to have a "five-year plan" inspired by the David Bowie song "Five Years". They recruit Terri Ryan (Bijou Phillips), Belinda Carlisle (Lauren German), and Becky Barton (Amy Halloran) for the group and con money for instruments. Jan Paul comes up with the name Germs, representing the germination of an idea. He sings while Georg plays guitar, Terri plays bass guitar, and Becky plays drums.
Beowulf
Beowulf (2007)
, 1h55
Directed by Robert Zemeckis
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films based on mythology, Poésie, Films set in the Viking Age, Films based on Norse mythology, Adaptation d'un poème
Actors Ray Winstone, Crispin Glover, Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins, Robin Wright, John Malkovich
Roles Wulfgar
Rating61% 3.0973953.0973953.0973953.0973953.097395
Beowulf (Ray Winstone) is a legendary Geatish warrior who travels to Denmark with his band of soldiers, including his best friend, Wiglaf (Brendan Gleeson). They travel in response to the call of King Hrothgar (Anthony Hopkins), who needs a hero to slay a monster called Grendel (Crispin Glover), a hideously disfigured troll-like creature with superhuman strength. Grendel attacks Hrothgar's mead hall, Heorot, whenever the Danes hold a celebration there, and Hrothgar was forced to close the hall. Upon arriving, Beowulf immediately becomes attracted to Hrothgar's wife, Queen Wealtheow (Robin Wright Penn), who does not love her husband and reciprocates Beowulf's interest.
New York City Serenade, 1h43
Directed by Frank Whaley
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Freddie Prinze, Jr., Chris Klein, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Ben Schwartz, Sebastian Roché, Wallace Shawn
Roles Noam Broder
Rating52% 2.612132.612132.612132.612132.61213
Owen is an aspiring filmmaker who has been nominated for an award for one of his short films in which his friend Ray appears. Owen has a job developing photos in the film industry. Ray has an office job (this week) but still plays drums in a rock band, and he has a young daughter, Francie, as well as a drinking problem. Owen is engaged to Lynn.
The Namesake, 3h44
Directed by Mira Nair
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, Adventure, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about immigration, La précarité
Actors Tabu, Irrfan Khan, Kal Penn, Zuleikha Robinson, Jacinda Barrett, Sebastian Roché
Roles Chris
Rating74% 3.7477353.7477353.7477353.7477353.747735
The Namesake depicts the struggles of Ashoke and Ashima Ganguli (Irrfan Khan and Tabu), two first-generation immigrants from West Bengal, India to the United States, and their American-born children Gogol (Kal Penn) and Sonia (Sahira Nair). The film takes place primarily in Kolkata, India; New York City; and various New York state suburbs.
Sorry, Haters, 1h23
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Robin Wright, Abdellatif Kechiche, Élodie Bouchez, Sandra Oh, Aasif Mandvi, Sebastian Roché
Rating62% 3.1492753.1492753.1492753.1492753.149275
Ashade (Abdel Kechiche), a New York City taxicab driver from Syria encounters a strange fare in Phoebe, played by Robin Wright Penn. The lead character, bitter from a recent divorce, forces friendship upon Ashade who accepts it very reluctantly. When she learns of Ashade's family's legal problems, she imposes upon him further. This imposition reveals a dangerous side to Phoebe, causing Ashade to flee their brief friendship. Phoebe retaliates in spite, turning Ashade's life upside-down. In order to put his life back in order, Ashade must seek out Phoebe and enlist her help, and in doing so, he learns about and falls prey to her dark secret.
15 Minutes
15 Minutes (2001)
, 2h
Directed by John Herzfeld
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about television, Films about the labor movement, Serial killer films, Disaster films
Actors Robert De Niro, Edward Burns, Kelsey Grammer, Avery Brooks, Karel Roden, Melina Kanakaredes
Roles Ludwig the Hairdresser
Rating60% 3.0492553.0492553.0492553.0492553.049255
The film begins with Emil Slovak (Karel Roden) and Oleg Razgul (Oleg Taktarov) arriving in America. They were former criminals and after getting out of prison have come to the U.S. to claim their part of a bank heist in Russia (or somewhere in Czech Republic). Within minutes of arriving, Oleg steals a video camera. They go to the run down apartment of their old partner and demand their share. He doesn't have it so Emil stabs him and his wife to death, as Oleg tapes it with the camera. The couple's friend, Czech immigrant Daphne Handlova (Vera Farmiga), covertly witnesses the murders from the bathroom, but she escapes before they can get her too. To hide the crime, Emil burns down the apartment.