François Berléand

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François Berléand (born April 22, 1952) is a French actor. He plays Gilles Triquet, the officer manager and equivalent of David Brent in Le Bureau, the French version of The Office, produced by Canal+. He released a book about his childhood in 2006, Le fils de l'homme invisible (The son of the invisible man). He also appeared in the 2002 movie The Transporter as the French inspector named Tarconi, an active and honest police officer who is an acquaintance of Frank Martin (Jason Statham). He reprised the role in the sequels Transporter 2 and Transporter 3. Berléand was born in Paris, France . In studies in business school, he trained as a theatrical, somewhat against his will, and begins on stage in a play called On a beach in the West. His graduation, he enrolled in drama classes Tania Balachova and Benoin met Daniel, a director under whose auspices he worked from 1974 to 1981, participating in a dozen shows, contemporary classics. After attending the team's Splendid, he began his film career in 1978. It then connects supporting roles in successful comedies in the 1980s.
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