Brother of actor Vincent Martinez, Olivier Martinez made his theater debut in the Francis Huster company alongside many other French celebrities such as Clotilde Courau and Cristina Reali. With this experience, in 1992 he obtained his first real role in the film IP5 with Yves Montand in the lead. It was this film that allowed him to be recognized by his peers by being nominated for the César for Most Promising Actor.
It was only two years later that Olivier Martinez was awarded this César for his performance in the feature film Un, deux, trois, soleil by Bertrand Blier. Several roles followed in successful films such as Mon homme and Le Hussard sur la toile alongside Juliette Binoche. In the early 2000s, Frenchy’s career took a radical turn when he was approached to star in American films. His fans find him in the film Unfaithful then in SWAT: Elite Unit and in Taking Lives, Destinies Violated with the sublime Angelina Jolie.
Alongside his French and American career, Olivier Martinez would have experienced several love stories, notably with Juliette Binoche, the American actress Mira Sorvino and the Australian singer Kylie Minogue, from 2003 to 2007. After their separation, he would have found the love in the arms of the Spanish actress and model Goya Toledo then with the actress Elsa Pataky.
In 2012, Olivier Martinez and American star Halle Berry confirmed their engagement. The lovebirds passed the ring to each other during a ceremony organized in France in 2013. From their love a boy named Maceo Robert was born in 2013. Two years later, the couple announced their amicable divorce.
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