While the comedy “What have we done to God again?” is broadcast this Sunday evening on TF1, we invite you to discover 5 amazing things about Christian Clavier, its main actor.
While the comedy What have we done to God again? is broadcast this Sunday evening on TF1 and that the third part of the saga, What have we all done to God?, is released in French cinemas on Wednesday, we invite you to discover 5 amazing things about Christian Keyboard. Did you know, for example, that the one who plays Claude Verneuil had given the reply to a star of American Pie?
HE PLAYEDE IN KAAMELOTT
In 2007, Christian Keyboard starred in the fifth season of Kaamelott, Alexandre Astier’s cult series, as well as in the feature film released in theaters last year. The actor embodies the character of the jurisconsult, jA particularly finicky urist chosen to organize Arthur’s succession to the throne.
At our microphone in 2019, Christian Clavier declared, about his participation in the Kaamelott series: “CIt was a wonderful, extraordinary experience, I loved it. Alexandre Astier has a crazy talent. I loved working with his team, his whole family, his brother, his father, his mother… They are brilliant! Astier, he has an immense talent, and I was very happy that he called me back to play, always, the jurisconsult.
HE HAS NAMEDE SA soundtrackÎPRODUCTION TEE IN REFEENCE HAS ONE OF ITS ROhTHE CULTS
In 2006, Christian Keyboard creates his own production company. Her name ? Ouille Productions, in reference to her famous role as Jacquouille the Rogue in the Visitors saga.
With his company, Christian Clavier has produced several films in which he starred, such as L’Enquête Corse, Les Visiteurs – La Révolution or With open arms, but not only… Ouille Productions is indeed behind works such as Help, I am 30 years old, directed by his ex-wife Marie-Anne Chazel, or the next Men on the verge of a nervous breakdown, in theaters on May 25.
HE REALIZED A LONG METRAGE
Christian Keyboard is one of the most popular French actors. But did you know that he had once passed behind the camera? It was in 2011, with the comedy You don’t choose your family.
You don’t choose your family tells the story of César Borgnoli (Christian Clavier), a car dealer on the verge of ruin. One day, her sister Alex, who lives in a relationship with her partner Kim, offers her to pretend to be Kim’s “husband” in order to go and legally adopt a 5-year-old girl in Thailand…
In the cast of We don’t choose his family, we find alongside Christian Clavier two actors belonging to the family of Visitors : Jean Reno and Muriel Robin!
HE WAS NOMINATED FOR THE CÉSAR FOR BEST ACTOR
It is often said that comedy is a genre shunned by the Caesars. However, during the 1994 ceremony, the feature film Visitors is cited nine times, including a Christian Keyboard nominated in the Best Actor category for his role as Jacquouille!
Christian Clavier then competed alongside Pierre Arditi (who won the prize for Smoking/No Smoking), Daniel Auteuil (My Favorite Season), Michel Boujenah (Le Nombril du monde) and… Jean Renofor his role as Godefroy de Montmirail!
It should be noted that Les Visiteurs left that evening with a César, that of Best Supporting Actress awarded to Valerie Lemercier.
HE PLAYED WITH AN AMERICAN PIE STAR
Did you know that Christian Keyboard had given the reply to a star of saga for teenagers? It was in 2001, in Visitors to America, which sees the actor give the reply to the American Tara Reid, the Vicky ofAmerican Pie.
In Visitors to America, Christian Clavier, who no longer plays Jacquouille the Rogue but André le Pâté, played alongside other international stars including Christina Applegate and Malcolm McDowell, world famous for his role in Stanley’s A Clockwork Orange Kubrick.