Philippe Torreton was born on October 13, 1965 in Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France. He is an actor and writer, known for Banlieue 13: Ultimatum (2009), Capitaine Conan (1996) and Ça commence aujourd'hui (1999). He has been married to Elsa Boublil since June 2008. They have one child. He was previously married to Anne-Marie Etienne.