Francis Perrin, French actor, screenwriter and director, was born in Versailles on October 10, 1947. Born into a family working in the world of cinema, Francis Perrin first discovered the theater with the Comédie-Française in 1972. On stage, we find him particularly in the skin of the great characters of Molière, Georges Feydeau or Marcel Pagnol.
Then came the first steps in the cinema with supporting roles, notably in Claude Pinoteau’s La Gifle (1974). In the 1980s, Francis Perrin led his film career and his stage performances. Among his notable films are Jupiter’s Thigh (1980), and more recently Les Parisiens (2004) and Les vacances du Petit Nicolas (2014).
On the heart, Francis Perrin married Gersende Dufromentel in 2002 and became the father of three children: Louis, Clarisse and Baptiste. With their son Louis suffering from autism, Francis and Gersende are actively campaigning for the evolution of the management of this disorder in France. In previous relationships, Francis Perrin had three other children: Jeanne, Cécile and Fabiola.