Martinez First Came To Mainstream Attention In Hollywood Films With His Performance

Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez


In 1994, Martinez won a César Award as “Most Promising Actor” for his role in Un, deux, trois, soleil (1993). Martinez portrays a French foundry worker who wins a strongman contest and the its prize of a trip to Southampton to see the launch of the Titanic. Martinez first came to mainstream attention in Hollywood films with his performance in Julian Schnabel’s Before Night Falls (2000) opposite Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp. The screenplay is based on the autobiography of the same name of Reinaldo Arenas, which was published in English in 1993.

Martinez First Came To Mainstream Attention In Hollywood Films With His Performance

Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez


Olivier Martinez (born 12 January 1966) is a French film actor. Martinez was born in Paris, France, to a working-class family. The film was hailed as the most expensive French film at that time in history but failed to reach its $35 million budget. Martinez first came to mainstream attention in Hollywood films with his performance in Julian Schnabel’s Before Night Falls (2000) opposite Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp.

Martinez First Came To Mainstream Attention In Hollywood Films With His Performance

Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez


He became known after roles in several French films such as Un, deux, trois, soleil (1993), which garnered him the César Award for “Most Promising Actor”, The Horseman on the Roof (1995), and The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997). This was followed by a leading role in Jean-Paul Rappeneau period film The Horseman on the Roof (Le Hussard sur le Toit) in 1995 in which he starred alongside Juliette Binoche as an Italian nobleman. Martinez first came to mainstream attention in Hollywood films with his performance in Julian Schnabel’s Before Night Falls (2000) opposite Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp.

Martinez First Came To Mainstream Attention In Hollywood Films With His Performance

Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez


He became known after roles in several French films such as Un, deux, trois, soleil (1993), which garnered him the César Award for “Most Promising Actor”, The Horseman on the Roof (1995), and The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997). Martinez was raised Roman Catholic. in 1994, Martinez won a César Award as “Most Promising Actor” for his role in Un, deux, trois, soleil (1993). Martinez first came to mainstream attention in Hollywood films with his performance in Julian Schnabel’s Before Night Falls (2000) opposite Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp.

Martinez First Came To Mainstream Attention In Hollywood Films With His Performance

Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez


He became known after roles in several French films such as Un, deux, trois, soleil (1993), which garnered him the César Award for “Most Promising Actor”, The Horseman on the Roof (1995), and The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997). in 1994, Martinez won a César Award as “Most Promising Actor” for his role in Un, deux, trois, soleil (1993). in 1996/7 he appeared in Bertrand Blier’s romantic comedy My Man (Mon Homme) alongside Anouk Grinberg, Gérard Lanvin, and Valeria Bruni Tedeschi. Martinex portrays a French foundry worker who wins a strongman contest and the its prize of a trip to Southampton to see the launch of the Titanic. Martinez first came to mainstream attention in Hollywood films with his performance in Julian Schnabel’s Before Night Falls (2000) opposite Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp.

Martinez First Came To Mainstream Attention In Hollywood Films With His Performance

Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez


He studied at the CNSAD and began his acting career in his native France in 1990. Martinez first came to mainstream attention in Hollywood films with his performance in Julian Schnabel’s Before Night Falls (2000) opposite Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp. He has been dating actress Halle Berry since 2010..

Martinez First Came To Mainstream Attention In Hollywood Films With His Performance

Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez


This was followed by a leading role in Jean-Paul Rappeneau period film The Horseman on the Roof (Le Hussard sur le Toit) in 1995 in which he starred alongside Juliette Binoche as an Italian nobleman. Martinez first came to mainstream attention in Hollywood films with his performance in Julian Schnabel’s Before Night Falls (2000) opposite Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp. He has been dating actress Halle Berry since 2010..

Martinez First Came To Mainstream Attention In Hollywood Films With His Performance

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Later in 1997 he played a leading role in Bigas Luna’s drama The Chambermaid on the Titanic (La Femme de chambre du Titanic) alongside Romane Bohringer, set during the time of the Titanic’s sinking voyage in 1912. Martinez first came to mainstream attention in Hollywood films with his performance in Julian Schnabel’s Before Night Falls (2000) opposite Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp. The film was highly critically acclaimed, although Martinez’s performance was overshadowed by that of Bardem in the eyes of critics. He has since appeared in a television adaptation of The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003), S. W. A. T. (2003) and Taking Lives (2004).

Martinez First Came To Mainstream Attention In Hollywood Films With His Performance

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This was followed by a leading role in Jean-Paul Rappeneau period film The Horseman on the Roof (Le Hussard sur le Toit) in 1995 in which he starred alongside Juliette Binoche as an Italian nobleman. The film was hailed as the most expensive French film at that time in history but failed to reach its $35 million budget. The film was well-received; Mick LaSelle of the San Francisco Chronicle praised what he felt was a rare honest portrayal of male sexuality by Martinez. Martinez first came to mainstream attention in Hollywood films with his performance in Julian Schnabel’s Before Night Falls (2000) opposite Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp.
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez
Oliver Martinez