Charming, talented and a real gentleman. A few months ago the 40-year-old French actor Jean Dujardin was almost unknown to the general public. With his participation in the most successful movie of 2011 The Artist as George Valentine, the leading role in the movie, he proved that he can cope with such a demanding role, dance like a professional and convince the spectators of his abilities. Having won the Oscar for his interpretation, Jean Dujardin has to do his best and play some equally successful roles to consolidate in Hollywood.
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“I’m happiest on set because I’m not myself. I’m someone else. The moustache, the dinner jacket. It’s not me. You’re always this sort of double, and it’s liberating. Imagine being stuck with yourself…”