Gilles Cohen Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Biography and More

Gilles Cohen

Gilles Cohen is a French actor and is known for his works like A Prophet (2009), The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005), and The Bureau (2015), he is also known as an actor.


Gilles Cohen was born on Thursday, August 15, 1963 (age 59 years; as of 2022). Cohen studied at the Lycée Voltaire in Paris where he was introduced to the theater. After his baccalaureate, he joined a free class at Cours Florent under the direction of Francis Huster I. In 1985, he made his first film debut as an actor and director. He started his acting career in the theater.

Physical appearance

Height (approx.): 6 feet (1.83 m)

Weight: 78 kg (171 lbs)

Eye color: Blue

Hair color: Salt and Pepper

Gilles Cohen

Family and ethnicity

Relationships/ Affairs, Wife, Children

He was married to Emmanuelle Devos (French actress) with whom he has two sons, Raphaël Cohen (Entrepreneur, Co-Founder at Deskimo and Director & Founder at Corporate Edesign) (b. 23 April 1989), and Samuel Cohen. The couple got divorced eventually.

Raphaël Cohen

Gilles Cohen married once again to Karine Paschal.

Gilles Cohen and Karine Paschal


Gilles Cohen started his career in theater with Le Cid by Corneille, directed by Francis Huster, and in the same year, he made a debut in the feature film Parking Jacques Demy (1985). Besides being an actor, he was also a playwright. In 2005, he did a short film named As James Dean. His television debut was with Venus and Apollo (season 2) by Pascal Lahmani in the role of Chassard in 2008.


  • Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters (2021)


Gilles Cohen's autograph

Gilles Cohen’s autograph

Facts / Anecdotes

  • He was a big fan of Michel Simon and Delphine Seyrig among other actors from the past. He often posts about them on his Instagram account.                                             Gilles Cohen's post on Instagram
  • He paid tribute to Jean Cocteau and Emmanuel Berl on his Instagram page.  Gilles Cohen posted about Jean Cocteau and Emmanuel Berl on Instagram
  • He really appreciates art and talks about it quite frequently on his social networks.
  • We can say that he is also very interested in the beautiful quotes that he often posts on his Instagram page.

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