Guillaume Canet is a French actor, director, producer and scriptwriter. Canet made his film debut in the short film Fils unique. In 1997, he appeared in the thriller film Barracuda for which he won the best actor award at the Festival Saint-Jean-de-Luz in 1999. The same year he was nominated for a César Award for his role as Vincent Mazet in the comedy film En Plein Coeur (1998). He then traveled abroad to film Danny Boyle's The Beach (2000).
In 2002, he wrote and directed his first feature film, Mon Idole, and was nominated for Best Director at the Cesar Awards. His second feature film, Tell No One, an adaptation of Harlan Coben's novel of the same name, was released in 2006. Tell No One was the ninth top grossing French film of 2006 and went on to win four César awards, including a César Award for Best Director for Canet. Four years later, his film Little White Lies (2010) was the biggest box office success in France with five million viewers.
In parallel, Guillaume Canet continued his acting career and could be seen in very eclectic roles such as Love Me If You Dare (2003) by Yann Samuell and Ensemble C’est Tout (2007) by Claude Berri.
His American film Blood Ties was selected to be screened at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. In 2014, he starred in André Téchiné’s In the Name of My Daughter, presented at Cannes Film Festival, and in Next Time I’ll Aim for The Heart by Cédric Anger.Visit Michele's IMDb page