Louis Garrel

Louis Garrel

Garrel in 2007, photo by Prphotos.com

Place of Birth: Paris, France

Date of Birth: 14 June, 1983

Ethnicity: French

Louis Garrel is a French actor and filmmaker. He is known for his starring role in the film The Dreamers (2004), directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Louis is the son of director Philippe Garrel and actress Brigitte Sy. His sister is actress Esther Garrel.

Louis is married to model and actress Laetitia Casta. He has a daughter with his former partner, actress and filmmaker Valeria Bruni Tedeschi.

Louis’s paternal grandfather was notable actor Maurice Garrel (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.

Louis’s mother was born in Paris, and was raised by her own mother. The identity of her father appears to be (at least publicly) unknown.

Sources: http://www.purepeople.com

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

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

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