Louis Garrel

Louis Garrel

Garrel in 2007, photo by Prphotos.com

Place of Birth: Paris, France

Date of Birth: 14 June, 1983

*75% French
*25% Jewish

Louis Garrel is a French actor and filmmaker. He is known for his starring role in the film The Dreamers.

Louis is the son of director Philippe Garrel and actress Brigitte Sy, and the brother of actress Esther Garrel. His uncle is producer Thierry Garrel. His grandfather was actor Maurice Garrel.

Louis is married to model and actress Laetitia Casta. He has a daughter, who is adopted, from Senegal, with his former partner, actress and filmmaker Valeria Bruni Tedeschi; and a son with Laetitia.

Louis’s mother was born in Paris, and was raised by her own mother. Louis has said that his maternal grandfather was Jewish. Louis’ Jewish ancestry has been described as Sephardi.

Louis’s paternal grandfather was Maurice Pierre Garrel (the son of Louis Jean Baptiste Garrel and Marie Thérèse Marcelle Foillard). Maurice was born in Saint-Servais, Isère, France. Louis’s great-grandfather Louis was the son of Louis François Garrel and Joséphine Marie Adélaïde Bressieu. Louis’s great-grandmother Marie Thérèse Marcelle was the daughter of Pierre Georges Foillard and Germaine Nely Marie Mouret.

Sources: http://www.purepeople.com

Genealogies of Louis Garrel (focusing on his father’s side) – http://gw.geneanet.org

Death record of Louis’s father – https://www.findagrave.com

5 Responses

  1. guzel says:

    Her mother is sephardic jew…

  2. andrew says:

    Maurice Garrel (born Maurice Pierre Garrel) was the son of Louis Jean Baptiste Garrel and Marie Thérèse Marcelle Foillard


  3. athelya says:

    such an unattractive picture of him

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