Omar Sy - biography

Actor from France

Omar Sy Omar Sy (born 20 January 1978) is a French film actor, best known for his duo with Fred Testot, Omar et Fred, and for his role in The Intouchables, written and directed by Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano, which became the second highest grossing French film of all time in the French box office. He received the César Award for Best Actor on 24 February 2012 for his role in The Intouchables. Sy was born in Trappes, France. His father is Senegalese and his mother is from Mauritania.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Omar
Date of birth
1978-01-20
Place of birth
Trappes
Nationality
France
Spouse(s)
Helene Sy
Children
Tidiane Sy Alhadji Sy
Profession
Actor, Screenwriter

Performances

Year Performance Character
2011 Intouchables Driss
2009 Micmacs Remington
2006 Nos jours heureux Joseph
2002 Samourais Tyson

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