Omar SY

Actor, Producer


Omar SY © Selly Sy

Winner of the César for Best Actor in Éric Toledano & Olivier Nakache’s The Intouchables (2011), Omar Sy has distinguished himself in all genres: Tellement proches (2009), Samba (2014) by Toledano & Nakache, Micmacs (2009) by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Mood Indigo (2013) by Michel Gondry, Chocolat (2016) by Roschdy Zem, Yao (2019) by Philippe Godeau, The Lost Prince (2020) by Michel Hazanavicius. Also internationally: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), Jurassic World (2015-2022), Ron Howard’s Inferno (2016). In 2022, he starred in Mathieu Vadepied’s Father & Soldier, the opening film of the Un Certain Regard section at the Festival de Cannes. He will next be seen in Joe Carnahan’s Shadow Force and John Woo’s The Killer. In 2023, he founded the production studio Carrousel Studios with Louis Leterrier and Thomas Benski.

Jury attendance

  • Member Feature films, 2024

Feature films


Un Certain Regard, 2022Actor