Arnaud Viard

Arnaud Viard is an actor and writer, known for Clara et moi (2004), Paris, Love, Cut (2015) and I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere (2019).

Date of birth

He was born on 22 August 1965.


He is the son of Henri Viard, surgeon in Dijon , and Bernadette Viard. He is the second in a family of 5 children. He spent his childhood in Fixin and now lives in Paris . Her sister Virginie Viard is a fashion designer and costume designer.


He graduated from a business school.

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He worked for a year in New York then in London in advertising, before returning to Paris, where he saw Peter Weir's film Le Cercle des poètes disparus which incited him, at 25 years old. , pushing the door of Cours Florent . He remained there for two years before being hired by Robert Hossein in Les Bas-fonds de Gorki.

While working as an actor, notably under the direction of Patrice Chéreau , Tonie Marshall , Dominique Pitoiset , Jean-Pierre Améris , Étienne Chatiliez , Éric Assous , or Christophe Lidon , he writes, plays and directs his first short film La Fleur à la Mouth . From there, he turned to directing, and directed two other short films.

In 2002 and 2003, he taught cinema at Cours Florent before setting up with two childhood friends, the production company Les 1001 Marches.

In 2004, he directed and co-produced his first feature film Clara et moi (notably with Julie Gayet , Julien Boisselier and Michel Aumont ), which won the Prix de la Fondation Diane et Lucien Barrière . Then he produced some advertisements (FMO, INPES).

In 2006 and 2008, he became, as an actor, the hero of the “Neuf Box” advertising saga. In one of the spots, he is even found alongside ex-footballer Eric Cantona

He then played Jean-François for a year in Que du bonheur! , short prime-time access program , broadcast daily on TF1 between 2008 and 2009 and rebroadcast in 2012 on NT1.

In 2013 and 2014, he wrote, produced, directed and starred in his second film Un nouveau souffle . The film was released in April 2015 under the title Arnaud makes his second film.

In 2015, he starred as an actor in Eleanor Coppola's first feature film Bonjour Anne , produced by Francis Ford Coppola.

In 2018, he shot his third film, an adaptation of Anna Gavalda's book , I would like someone to expect me somewhere with Jean-Paul Rouve , Alice Taglioni , Aurore Clément , Benjamin Lavernhe , Camille Rowe and Elsa Zylberstein.

In 2020 he was among the cast of Emily in Paris TV series. 

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Arnaud Viard
First Name Arnaud
Surname Viard
Born 22nd August, 1965
Home City Lyon, France
Current City