Some encounters mark a life. For actor Philippe Bas, his career began in the mid-1990s at the Cours Florent before making his theater debut in The Trojan War will not take place, under the direction of Francis Huster. The following year, he took his first steps in cinema and television by playing secondary roles.
Multiplying appearances in series like Julie Lescaut, Navarro or Joséphine, guardian angel, Philippe Bas is gaining popularity thanks to the Profiling series on TF1. For ten seasons, the actor played Commander Thomas Rocher, giving in turn the reply to Odile Vuillemin, Juliette Roudet and Tamara Marthe (Shy’m) until 2020. After the end of detective fiction, the actor held the role of Paul Vilar in the TV movie Le Saut du Diable in 2021.
After the success of the first part bringing together 6.12 million viewers, Philippe Bas returns in the shoes of the former Special Forces officer for Le Sentier des Loups, broadcast Monday, November 7 on TF1. He finds in particular his fictional daughter Maïra Schmitt, the actress Sara Mortensen (Astrid and Raphaëlle) and the actor Benjamin Baroche (Here everything begins). Before discovering the first images of this modern western, Philippe Bas confided in Planet.
For us, the actor and great sportsman lifts the veil on his new projects. Among them, Philippe Bas will be back in the cinema, ten years after his last appearance on the big screen. The 40-year-old starred for director Gilles Legardinier in Complètement cramé!
Adapted from the bestseller by the same author (published in 2012), Philippe Bas toured with Fanny Ardant and John Malkovich, two legends of cinema. A shoot that the actor experienced “with great simplicity”, before discussing their meeting. “With Fanny, I had several scenes and many others with John. We all got along very well. He is someone very simple and accessible”, told the actor for Planet, also playing with Emilie Dequenne. “When we shoot with actors and actresses like them, it’s always a source of inspiration for me”.
Expected in the cinema for 2023, this comedy tells the story of Andrew Blake, a widower who returns to France in the house where he met his late wife. But, nothing will go as planned. The actor Philippe Bas (in the role of Philippe Magnier) delivers other secrets. “We shot the film in Brittany. It’s a touching comedy with a lot of emotional scenes that we all feel”.