Antoine Basler

Antoine Basler



Antoine Basler is a French actor, director, and writer. Born in Paris in 1973, he studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur d'Art Dramatique. He has been acting professionally since 1997 and has appeared in films, television series, and theatre productions.

Basler's breakthrough role was in the 1998 French drama Anatomie, directed by Luc Besson. He played the character of Dr. Antoine, a medical student who becomes involved in a murder investigation. The film was a critical and commercial success and put Basler on the map.

Basler has continued to appear in numerous films and television shows. He starred in the French romantic comedy L'Auberge Espagnole (2002), the French thriller Tell No One (2006), and the French drama Le Petit Nicolas (2009). He has also appeared in numerous French television series, including Maison Close (2010), Les Revenants (2012), and Versailles (2015).

Basler's other notable roles include the villainous Count Orlok in the horror film Nosferatu (2000), the villainous Captain Chabert in the swashbuckler film Le Bossu (1998), and the villainous Doctor Rat in the fantasy-adventure film Les Visiteurs (1998).

Basler has also been active as a director, writing and directing the short films Le Délire (2003) and Le Jour de la Nuit (2004). He has also directed episodes of the French television series Les Bougons (2004), L'Empire des Loups (2005), and Le Grand (2019).

Basler is married to actress and writer Christine Pignet and they have two children. He continues to work in the French film and television industry and is one of France's most beloved actors.

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