French actor who gained fame for his starring roles in the 1998 film, Taxi, and it's 2000 sequel, Taxi 2. In 2013, after appearing in Taxi 4, he played a role in Tip Top.
He received his distinctive face scars in an auto collision.
He also starred in the 2006 Academy Award-nominated war drama, Days of Glory.
He married actress Marie Guillard in 2005, and has a son named Julian from a previous relationship.
He acted alongside Jean Reno in the 1994 film, Leon: The Professional.