Omar Sy

Active - 2002 - 2017  |   Born - Jan 20, 1978 in Trappes, Yvelines, France  |   Genres - Comedy

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  • Grew up in a housing project outside of Paris, France.
  • Started his career doing skits on a local radio station with comedic partner Fred Testot.
  • Nominated for Best Kiss and Best Supporting Actor at the NRJ Cine Awards and Raimu de la Comedie awards respectively in 2006.
  • Released the song Bleu, Blanc, Rouge with Fred Testot in 2010.
  • Became the first black actor to win the Cesar Award for Best Actor, 2012.