Sonia Rolland (m. 2009)
| 18 September 1976 (age 39) (1976-09-18) Paris, France|
Film director, actor, screenwriter
Yves Saint Laurent, Headwinds, The Young Lieutenant, Human Resources, De Guerre Lasse
Sonia Rolland, Pierre Niney, Guillaume Gallienne, Yannis Lespert, Charlotte Le Bon
Jalil Lespert Wikipedia
Jalil Lespert (born 11 May 1976) is a French actor, screenwriter and director.
Born to a French (Pied-Noir) father, actor Jean Lespert, and an Algerian mother, he studied law before turning to acting, to please his mother who is a jurist. Married former Miss France Sonia Rolland, with whom he has one child named Kahina, in addition to two others, Jena and Aliosha, from a previous relationship.
Lespert made his film debut in 1995, in Laurent Cantet's film Jeux de plage, opposite his father. His first major role came in 1999, in Jacques Maillot's film Nos vies heureuses. The following year, he appeared in another Laurent Cantet film Ressources humaines, which earned him a César Award for Most Promising Actor in 2001.
His career took off and he appeared in several films, playing a wide range of characters, such as a sensual gardener in Sade, a body builder addict in Vivre me tue, a boxer in Virgil, an avant-garde artist in Alain Resnais's Pas sur la bouche, a journalist in Robert Guédiguian's Le Promeneur du Champ de Mars, etc.
He is currently appearing in a series on French television called Pigalle, la nuit.
He directed his first film in 2007, 24 mesures, featuring Benoît Magimel and Sami Bouajila. His second feature as director, Des vents contraires, also featuring Magimel alongside Audrey Tautou and Isabelle Carré, came out in 2011.1997 - Les Sanguinaires, directed by Laurent Cantet
1999 - Human Resources, directed by Laurent Cantet
2001 - Inch'Allah Dimanche, directed by Yamina Benguigui
2001 - Bella Ciao, directed by Stéphane Giusti
2003 - Les Amateurs, directed by Martin Valente
2003 - Not on the Lips
2004 - L'ennemi naturel, directed by Pierre Erwan Guillaume
2005 - The Young Lieutenant, directed by Xavier Beauvois
2006 - Le Voyage en Arménie, directed by Robert Guédiguian
2008 - Tell No One, directed by Guillaume Canet
2008 - Ligne de Front, directed by Jean-Christophe Klotz
2014 - De guerre lasse, directed by Olivier Panchot
2007 - 24 Bars (24 mesures) - Director and writer
2011 - Headwinds (Des vents contraires) - Director and writer
2014 - Yves Saint Laurent - Director and writer
2016 - Iris - Director and writer