Niels Arestrup Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography and More

Niels Arestrup

Real NameNicolas Arestrup
ProfessionActor, screenwriter and director
Famous Role(s)/Famous ForA Prophet (2009)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)
in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters -1.68 m
in feet and inches- 5’6”
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorGrey
DebutFilm: Stavisky (1974)
TV: Messieurs les jurés (1974)
As a writer: Du blues dans la tête (1981)
As a director:The Candidate (2007)
Awards, Honors, Achievements 1999: Critics' Syndicate Award - Best Actor
2006: César Award- Best Supporting Actor
2010: César Award (Best Supporting Actor), Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award (Best Supporting Actor), International Cinephile Society (Best Supporting Actor)
2014: César Award-Best Supporting Actor
2015: Valladolid International Film Festival - Best Actor
2017: Crystal Globe Awards- Best Actor in a Play
2020: Molière Award - Best Actor
Personal Life
Date of BirthFebruary 8, 1949 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2022)73 Years
BirthplaceMontreuil, Seine [today Seine-Saint-Denis, France]
Zodiac signAquarius
Nationality French
HometownMontreuil, Seine [today Seine-Saint-Denis, France]
Relationships & More
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateSeptember 15, 2012
Wife/SpouseIsabelle Le Nouvel (Actress and director)
Isabelle Le Nouvel and Niels Arestrup
ChildrenSon- 1
Daughter- 1
ParentsFather- Danish Origin
Mother- French Origin
Note: The names of his parents are unknown

Niels Arestrup

Some Lesser Known Facts About Niels Arestrup

  • Since 2014, he is the only actor to have won three Césars for Best Supporting Actor.
  • He refused a major role in the Netflix series, Lupin. [1]La Voix du Nord
  • It was in 2012, at the age of 72, that he became the father of twins, a girl, and a boy. However, he was always afraid of being a parent, here’s what he says:

“I didn’t want children, I was always barred elsewhere, on tour, on filming,” admits the movie star. In addition to the time he lacked, the actor admits his fear of becoming a father: “At the beginning, these beings, very organic with the mother, impressed me, paralyzed me”, he continues.


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