|Xavier Dolan Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||March 20, 1989|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Xavier Dolan is an award-winning Canadian director, actor, screenwriter, voice actor, editor, and costume designer from Canada. His film credits include I Killed My Mother (2009), Laurence Anyways (2012), Mommy (2014), It’s Only the End of the World (2016), and The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2019). He has more than 800k followers on Instagram and more than 100k followers on Facebook.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Director, Actor, Screenwriter, Editor, Voice Actor, Costume Designer
- Father – Manuel Tadros (Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Comedian)
- Mother – Geneviève-Beatrice Dolan (Teacher)
- Others – Emmanuel Saadi Tadros (Paternal Grandfather), Suzette Sawaya (Paternal Grandmother), Louis-Paul Dolan (Maternal Grandfather), Marie Thérèse Alexandrine Rollande Methot (Maternal Grandmother). He has a half-brother from his father’s previous relationship.
Xavier is represented by –
- Agence Goodwin in Montreal, Canada
- Adéquat in Paris, France
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
66 kg or 145.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
He has French-Canadian and Irish ancestry on his mother’s side and is of Egyptian descent on his father’s side.
- Often wears earrings
- Wonky smile
- More than 27 tattoos on his body including a picture of ‘Dumbledore’ on his left forearm
Xavier has endorsed the following brands –
- Louis Vuitton
- Jean Coutu Pharmacies
Xavier Dolan Favorite Things
- Movies – Good Will Hunting (1997), IT (2017), Beach Rats (2017), My Beautiful Laundrette (1985), Spotlight (2015), Taste of Cherry (1997), The 400 Blows (1959), Pierrot le Fou (1965), Cries and Whispers (1972), Forbidden Games (1952), The Cranes Are Flying (1957), Au Revoir les Enfants (1987), Beauty and the Beast (1946), Mala Noche (1986), The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972), Funny Games (1997), The Piano Teacher (2001)
- Directors – Michael Haneke, Louis Malle
Source – YouTube, Criterion.com, Wikipedia
Xavier Dolan Facts
- He wrote his first screenplay, I Killed My Mother, at the age of 16. The semi-autobiographical film, which he directed, produced, and starred in, received an 8-minute standing ovation at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.
- As a voice actor, he has dubbed for stars like Eddie Redmayne, Nicholas Hoult, Taylor Lautner (in the Twilight series), Rupert Grint (in the Harry Potter series), Dylan O’Brien, etc. in the French version of Hollywood films.
- Titanic (1997) is one of the films he saw as a kid that had a massive influence on him.
- He cut Jessica Chastain‘s role in The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2019) in the post-production phase due to time constraints. The film, which was his debut English venture, was panned by critics.
- In 2015, Xavier directed the music video for Adele‘s hit single, Hello (from the album 25). The video was shot in IMAX and garnered 1 billion YouTube views in a matter of 87 days.
- He is a huge fan of the Harry Potter series.
- As a kid, he wrote letters to his favorite movie stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Danny DeVito, Susan Sarandon, and many more.
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