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Gérard Watkins

Gérard Watkins is an English-French actor, playwright, director, and songwriter. As a stage actor he has performed in over forty productions in Paris with such directors as Véronique Bellegarde, Julie Beres, Jean-Claude Buchard, Elizabeth Chailloux, Michel Didym, André Engel, Frederic Fisbach, Marc François, Daniel Jeanneteau, Philipe Lanton, Jean-Louis Martinelli, Lars Noren, Claude Régy, Yann Ritsema, Bernard Sobel, Viviane Theophilides, and Jean-Pierre Vincent. Among his critically acclaimed performances are Ian in Sarah Kane's Blasted, Edmond in King Lear, and Rosalind in As you Like it. In the Cinema he is perhaps best known for his role in the 2009 film Taken as Patrice Saint Clair, the sex trafficking kingpin that runs the operation that kidnapped the protagonist's 17-year old daughter, but he has also performed with directors as Julie Lopez Curval, Jérome Salle, Yann Samuel, Julian Schnabel, Hugo Santiago, and Peter Watkins. Since 1994 he has directed his own theatre company, the Perdita Ensemble, where he has staged all of his plays, the Secret Capital, Follow Me, The Tower, In the Faraway Forest, Icone, Identity, Lost, and I Don't Remember Very Well.

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Jul 4, 1965 In London - England - UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Hitchhiker 1983-11-01
Latest Project:
Series Floodtide 2022
Known For
Poster of Vénus & Apollon
Poster of The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch
Poster of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Poster of Love Me If You Dare
Series Floodtide TJ 2022
Series Vénus & Apollon - 2022
Movie Normandy Nude Volker 2018-01-10
Movie The Odyssey Le maître de cérémonie 2016-10-12
Movie Le monde qui nous perd Avocat partie civile 2015-10-09
Movie The Ponzi Scheme Chmelinski 2014-06-26
Movie Colt 45 Calhoun 2014-08-06
Movie Silences d'état Stéphane Ferran 2013-05-16
Movie Solitudes Le capitaine de police 2012-09-20
Series Les châtaigniers du désert Révérend Le Sage 2010-12-13
Movie Rebecca H. (Return to the Dogs) Detective 2010-05-20
Movie Hidden Diary Gilles 2009-10-07
Movie The Invisible Woman Paul 2009-07-22
Movie Going South Le père 2009-12-30
Movie The Feelings Factory Michel 2008-02-06
Movie Taken Patrice Saint-Clair 2008-02-18
Movie The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch Cattaneo 2008-12-17
Movie The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Doctor Cocheton 2007-05-23
Movie Le Roi Lear Edmund 2007-09-19
Movie Je me fais rare Acteur 1 2006-06-28
Movie They Came Back Le fils du maire 2004-10-27
Movie La Commune (Paris, 1871) Gérard Bourlet 2003-07-03
Movie Love Me If You Dare Julien's Father 2003-09-17
Movie The Wolf of the West Coast Harry 2002-08-27
Series Alice Nevers, le juge est une femme Carlo Conti 2002-09-02
Movie Near Mrs. Techtronics guard #1 1992-01-08
Movie Les danseurs du Mozambique Le chasseur 1992-06-11
Series Bordertown Paul Dumont 1989-01-07
Series Hemingway - 1988-04-25
Movie New York 1935 Un invité 1988-10-01
Movie Public Security - 1987-06-17
Movie Travelling avant 1987-08-19
Movie On a volé Charlie Spencer! Le soldat américain du film 1986-12-24
Series EastEnders Gendarme 1985-02-19
Series The Hitchhiker Unknown 1983-11-01