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Lothaire Bluteau Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jan 1, 0001
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

One of Canada's leading actors, Lothaire Bluteau has repeatedly been hailed for his ability to capture the emotional pain of the characters he plays. The Quebec-born Bluteau began appearing in Canadian films in the early 1980s, and since then, his career has included a roster of diverse projects for international cinema, television, and stage. In 1989, the actor first came to the attention of an international audience with his performance in [[Performer~P79862~Denys Arcand~denysarcand]]'s [[Feature~V26101~Jesus of Montreal~jesusofmontreal]]. His turn as an actor who may or may not be Jesus won him a Genie, Canada's equivalent of the Oscar. After gaining additional acclaim two years later for his performance in [[Performer~P81500~Bruce Beresford~bruceberesford]]'s [[Feature~V5928~Black Robe~blackrobe]], Bluteau worked on a diverse series of films. He appeared in supporting roles in [[Feature~V122084~Orlando~orlando]] (1992), [[Feature~V135526~I Shot Andy Warhol~ishotandywarhol]] (1996), and [[Feature~V136728~The English Patient~theenglishpatient]] (1996) and in leads in a number of other films. While these films allowed him to demonstrate his talent, it was his work in [[Feature~V134732~Le Confessionnal~leconfessionnal]] (1994) and [[Feature~V154969~Bent~bent]] (1997) that gave audiences the best grasp of the actor's gifts. Playing a photographer trying to come to grips with his family in the former and a gay concentration camp inmate in the latter, Bluteau communicated both pain and beauty with uncanny grace. ~ Rebecca Flint Marx, Rovi

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