- Anglade, Jean-Hugues
- (July 29, 1955, Thouars, Deux-Sèvres, France - )The son of a veterinary father and a social worker mother, he attended Antoine Vitez's acting courses at the Paris National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts for five years. He worked as an assistant stage director with Vitez and himself directed a play in 1976 (Hunting Scenes of Bavaria). He made his film debut in 1981 (L'Indiscrétion, Pierre Lary) and soon landed leading roles (1983 L'Homme blessé / UK and USA: The Wounded Man, Patrice Chéreau; 1986 37°2 le Matin / UK and USA: Betty Blue, Jean-Jacques Beineix; 1987 Maladie d'Amour, Jacques Deray, 1989 Nocturne indien, Alain Corneau, 1990 Nuit d'Eté en Ville, Michel Deville; 2001 Mortal Transfert, Jean-Jacques Beineix). He co-starred in a couple of Luc Besson's movies (1985 Subway; 1990 Nikita / UK: Nikita / USA: La Femme Nikita; 1994 Léon) and in the USA-French co-production Killing Zoe (Roger Avary, 1995). He probably gave his most impressive and best performance as King Charles IX in La Reine Margot / La regina Margot / Der Bartholomàu-snacht / USA: Queen Margot (Patrice Chéreau, France / Italy / West Germany). He directed only one feature film.Filmography1997 ◘ Tonka (also screenwriter, dialogist; France / Italy)
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