Gad Elmaleh

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Date of Birth April 19, 1971
Place of Birth Casablanca, Morocco
Age 49 years old
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Gad Elmaleh

Gad Elmaleh is a French-Moroccan stand-up comedian and actor who achieved notoriety in France, Morocco and United States. He is most famous in the French-speaking world and more recently in the United States. He has starred in several feature films, including Coco, Priceless, La Doublure and Midnight in Paris. Voted the funniest person in France, he was named knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the Minister of Culture; he was also named knight of the National Order of Quebec. Elmaleh is often referred to as the "Seinfeld of France." In 2015 and 2018, Elmaleh did national comedy tours across the United States. In 2019, he released the Netflix series Huge in France.

Born: April 19, 1971, Casablanca, Morocco
Nationality: Moroccan, Canadian
Occupation: Actor, comedian
Years active: 1994–2019
Partner(s): Anne Brochet (1998–2002), Marie Drucker (2009–2010), Charlotte Casiraghi (2011–2015)
Children: 2
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About Gad Elmaleh

Moroccan-French actor and stand-up comic who wrote, directed, and performed in the 2009 film Coco. His other credits include Despicable Me 2, The Adventures of Tintin, and Priceless. In 2019, he produced, created and starred in the Netflix series Huge in France about his own life.

Before Fame

He was born in Morocco to Sephardic Jewish parents, and grew up speaking French, Hebrew, and Moroccan Arabic.

Achievement

He created and performed several comic one-man shows, including Papa est en haut.

Family Life

He had a high profile relationship with actress Anne Brochet with whom he had a son, Noé. He began dating Charlotte Casiraghi in 2011 and they welcomed a son, Raphaël, who was born in 2013.

Associations

He appeared in Woody Allen's 2011 film, Midnight in Paris.

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  • Alumni of Lycée Lyautey (Casablanca)
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  • Moroccan emigrants to Canada
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  • Moroccan male writers
  • Canadian emigrants to France
  • Jewish Canadian male actors
  • Jewish male comedians
  • Alumni of the Cours Florent
  • Canadian stand-up comedians
  • Knights of the National Order of Quebec
  • 21st-century French male actors
  • Canadian male stage actors
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  • 20th-century Canadian male actors
  • Chevaliers of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
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Latest information about Gad Elmaleh updated on January 17, 2021.

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