Jamel Debbouze is a French-Moroccan comedian, actor, film producer, director, and screenwriter. Renowned for his stand-up comedy sketches, Debbouze is also known for his collaboration with notable French humourists like Fred Testot, Florence Foresti, and Gad Elmaleh. Jamel Debbouze is credited with creating the popular television show Jamel Comedy Club.
Alain Chabat is a French actor, director, producer, comedian, screenwriter, and television presenter. He came into prominence in 1987, when he formed the comedy group, Les Nuls. Alain Chabat's popularity increased in 1997, when he wrote and directed a comedy film titled Didier in which he played the title role. The film won him the César Award for Best Debut.
French comedian, filmmaker, and screenwriter of the silent-film era, Gabriel Leuvielle, better known as Max Linder, is remembered as the world’s first movie star. He is known to have influenced Charlie Chaplin. He also created his iconic character Max, beginning with The Skater's Debut, and played it in several comedies later.
French comedian and actor Kev Adams is best known for French series such as Soda. Beginning his career with stage performances, he got a breakthrough with The Young Man Show, which was his 1st one-man show. He has also voiced Gomez Addams in the French-dubbed version of the animated comedy The Addams Family.
Eric Judor is a French actor, screenwriter, comedian, and director. He is best known for forming a popular comedy duo called Eric and Ramzy along with his friend Ramzy Bedia. As an actor, Eric Judor is known for his performance in films like Wrong, The New Adventures of Aladdin, and The Last Mercenary.
French writer Alphonse Allais, also a journalist and humorist, wrote many collections of whimsical writings. He is known for writing the earliest example of a completely silent musical composition. The small house where he was born was later turned into a museum named Alphonse Allais Museum. The Académie Alphonse-Allais has been awarding an annual prize in his honor since 1954.
Louis-José Houde is a French-Canadian comedian and actor best known for playing important roles in movies like Bon Cop, Bad Cop, A Sense of Humour, and Compulsive Liar. A multi-talented personality, Houde has also hosted television shows on Radio-Canada. In 2003, Louis-José Houde was honored with the prestigious Félix Award for his comedic skills.