Jean Reno

Jean Reno

  • Full name: Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jiménez
  • Date of birth: July 30, 1948
  • Place of birth: Casablanca, Morocco
  • Nationality: French, Spanish
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1979–present

Jean Reno is a French and Spanish actor. He is known for his roles in films such as La Femme Nikita (1990), The Professional (1994), Mission: Impossible (1996), Godzilla (1998), Ronin (1998), The Da Vinci Code (2006), and The Pink Panther (2006).

Reno was born in Casablanca, Morocco, to Spanish parents. He grew up in Morocco and Spain before moving to France in 1970. He began his acting career in the early 1980s, appearing in small roles in films such as The Big Blue (1988) and Nikita (1990). His breakthrough role came in 1994, when he starred in the film The Professional.

Reno has since gone on to star in a wide variety of films, both in French and English. He has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Tom Cruise. He is known for his versatility and his ability to play a wide range of characters.

Reno has received numerous awards for his work, including a César Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in The Professional. He has also been nominated for a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award.

Reno is a popular actor who has enjoyed a long and successful career. He is one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood and his films have grossed over $2 billion worldwide.

Personal life

Reno is married to actress Sophie Marceau. They have one child together, a daughter named Juliette. Reno also has a son, Michael, from a previous relationship.

Reno is a private person who rarely discusses his personal life in public. He is known for his sense of humor and his love of food. He is also a passionate soccer fan and supports the French national team.


  • 1979: L'Hôtel de la plage
  • 1980: Les Bidasses aux grandes manoeuvres
  • 1981: L'Année des méduses
  • 1982: Le Grand Frère
  • 1983: L'Africain
  • 1985: Subway
  • 1986: The Big Blue
  • 1988: Nikita
  • 1990: La Femme Nikita
  • 1991: L'Opération Corned-Beef
  • 1992: Les Visiteurs
  • 1993: La Crise
  • 1994: The Professional
  • 1995: French Kiss
  • 1996: Mission: Impossible
  • 1997: The Jackal
  • 1998: Godzilla
  • 1998: Ronin
  • 2000: The Crimson Rivers
  • 2001: Wasabi
  • 2002: Rollerball
  • 2003: The Medallion
  • 2004: Onimusha 3: Demon Siege (video game)
  • 2005: The Pink Panther
  • 2006: The Da Vinci Code
  • 2007: La Panthère rose 2
  • 2008: Transporter 3
  • 2009: Couples Retreat
  • 2010: The Round Up
  • 2011: Margaret
  • 2012: The Cold Light of Day
  • 2013: Days and Nights
  • 2014: The Chef
  • 2015: The Last Face
  • 2016: The Visitors: Bastille Day
  • 2017: Hitman's Bodyguard
  • 2018: The Silent Man
  • 2019: The Room
  • 2020: Waiting for Anya
  • 2021: The Last Mercenary

Awards and nominations

  • 1994: César Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for The Professional
  • 1996: Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical nomination for French Kiss
  • 1997: BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role nomination for Mission: Impossible
  • 2001: César Award for Best Actor nomination for Wasabi
  • 2007: European Film Award for Best Actor nomination for The Da Vinci Code
Jean Reno
Jean Reno
Jean Reno
Jean Reno
Jean Reno
Jean Reno
Jean Reno
Jean Reno