Olivier Martinez Overview

Olivier Martinez
Date of Birth
Jan 12, 1966
Birth Place:
Paris, France

Biography

A trained pugilist who shifted to acting after an accident, Gallic heartthrob Olivier Martinez succumbed to mainstream Hollywood with his co-starring role in Adrian Lyne's erotic potboiler Unfaithful (2002). The son of a Spanish-Moroccan boxer and a French secretary, Martinez was born and raised in a working-class suburb of Paris. Though he aimed to follow the paternal tradition of becoming a...