- Blanc, Michel
- (April 16, 1952, Courbevoie, Hauts-de-Seine, France - )Having graduated with a diploma in French literature, he co-founded with friends he met at the Lycée Pasteur (Thierry Lhermitte, Gérard Jugnot, Christian Clavier) the Café-Théâtre du Splendid, where he played Je vais craquer!!! (1975), Ma Tête est malade (1975), Le Pot de Terre contre le pot de Vin (1976), Amour, Coquillages et Crustacés (1977), Le Père Noël est une Ordure (1979), Bunny's Bar (1981), and Nuit d'Ivresse (1985). From 1975 (Que la fête commence / USA: Let Joy Reign Supreme, Bertrand Tavernier) to 2008 (Musée haut, Musée bas, Jean-Michel Ribes), he played supporting and leading roles in almost seventy movies, including those he directed. He co-wrote several screenplays (1978 Les Bronzés / USA: The French Fried Vacation, also co-author of original play, co-dialogist, actor; 1979 Les Bronzés font du Ski, also co-author of original play, co-dialogist, actor; 1982 Ma Femme s'appelle reviens, also co-adapter, dialogist, actor, Patrice Leconte; 1985 Les Spécialistes, as co-adapter, co-dialogist, Patrice Leconte; 1994 Il mostro / Le Monstre / USA: The Monster, also actor, Roberto Begnini, Michel Filippi, Italy / France).Filmography1984 ◘ Marche à l'Ombre (also co-screenwriter, dialogist, actor)1994 ◘ Grosse Fatigue / UK and USA: Dead Tired (also screenwriter, co-dialogist)1999 ◘ Mauvaise Passe (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)2002 ◘ Embrassez qui vous voudrez / Baciate chi vi pare / Summer Things / Australia: See How They Run (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; France / Italy / UK)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.