Get to know: Gaël Zaks, French-American Talented Actor Director From France

Goshenvilla Press
2 min readApr 21, 2021

Gaël Zaks, known for The Transporter Refueled (2015), Sous le soleil (1996) and Une douce jeunesse (2005). He is a French-American actor and director. He studies at the prestigious “Lee Strasberg Theater Institute” in New York.

He started his movie career in “Celebrity” by Woody Allen, “Sins of Fate” by Sal Anthony then “Stepmom” by Chris Colombus, etc. He also shoots for television and plays at the theater. He moves to France and shoots television series such as “Largo Winch”, “Profiling Paris”, “Playground” etc. He has been playing the character of “Ben” in the French hit comedy series “Scènes de ménages” since 2016. In films, he shoots “Paris la Métisse” by Karim Bensalah, “Journal IV” by Matthieu Gérauld etc.

In 2018 he is the character of “Stephen Boyd” in “Mrs. Mills” by and with Sophie Marceau. As a director, his first film “Une douce jeunesse” (Sweet one youth) is awarded abroad and chosen as one the French film of the year. His second film, shot in English and produced in the UK “In the Daze of things” has many times been awarded in numerous festivals around the globe. Recently, the French-American actor director had an exclusive interview with Honk Magazine reporter to discuss about his career path, influence and more.

In 2021, Gaël Zaks will be shooting the lead role of “Elon” in the feature film “Roads of fear” directed by Emmanuel Saez.

He also will be acting and directing in the film he wrote “YOU & HIM”.

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