- Boon, Dany
- (Daniel Farid Hamidou / June 26, 1966, Armentières, Nord, France - )The son of a Kabylian father and a French mother, he was nicknamed Daniel Boone by a childhood friend. After studying drawing in Belgium and photography, he briefly worked for an advertising agency in Bét-hune. In 1985, he settled in Paris, where he played the sketches he wrote in café theaters and attended drama courses at Cours Simon. A film actor seen in about fifteen movies (from 1994 Romola, short, Olivier Lecerf, to 2008 Micmacs à Tire-Larigot, Jean-Pierre Jeunet), he directed the greatest French box office hit (Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis).Filmography2006 ◘ La Maison du Bonheur (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist, actor)2008 ◘ Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist, actor)
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