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Omar Sy

Omar Sy

Birthday: 1978-01-20 | Place of Birth: Trappes, Yvelines, France

Omar Sy (born 20 January 1978) is a French film actor, best known for his duo with Fred Testot, Omar et Fred, and for his role in The Intouchables, written and directed by Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano, which became the second highest grossing French film of all time in the French box office. He received the César Award for Best Actor on 24 February 2012 for his role in The Intouchables and in doing so also became the first black actor to win the honorary French award. The role also earned him a nomination for a Satellite Award for Best Actor.

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Known For

Acting

Year
Title

Role

2022
Father & Soldier

as    Bakary Diallo

2022
The Takedown

as    Ousmane Diakhité

2021
Lupin

as    Assane Diop

2020
Night Shift

as    Aristide

2020
The Lost Prince

as    Djibi, le père / le prince

2020
Simply Black

as    Omar Sy

2020
The Call of the Wild

as    Perreault

2020
Anelka: Misunderstood

as    Self

2019
The Wolf's Call

as    D'Orsi

2019
Arctic Dogs

as    Leopold (voice)

2019
Yao

as    Seydou Tall

2018
Belleville Cop

as    Baaba Keita

2016
Inferno

as    Christoph Bouchard

2016
Chocolat

as    Rafael Padilla, aka Chocolat

2015
Jurassic World

as    Barry Sembène

2015
Burnt

as    Michel

2014
Good People

as    Khan

2014
Samba

as    Samba Cissé

2013
Mood Indigo

as    Nicolas

2012
On the Other Side of the Tracks

as    Ousmane Diakhité

2011
The Intouchables

as    Driss

2010
Florence Foresti : Mother Fucker

as    Le chauffeur de taxi

2009
So Happy Together

as    Bruno

2009
Round Da Way

as    Narbé (voice)

2009
Safari

as    Youssouf Hammal