In 1974, Lambert Wilson began studying drama at the London Drama Center. He had his first major role in 1983 alongside Sean Connery under the direction of Fred Zinnemann - who had already directed him in Julia- in Five Days One Summer.
Winner of the Jean Gabin Prize in 1990 after acting for Claude Chabrol, André Téchiné, Benoît Jacquot and Philippe de Broca among others, he took part in more than 100 film projects, accumulating more than 60 million admissions in cinemas over his 40-year career.
Nominated 6 times for Les César, he lent his talents to great names in international cinema such as Alain Resnais, Jacques Doillon, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, the Wachowski sisters, Pascal Bonitzer, Mathieu Kassovitz, Bertrand Tavernier, Xavier Beauvois and Paul Verhoeven.
Lambert Wilson was in Les Arcs in 2019 for the opening film of the festival: The Translators by Régis Roinsard, he also signed his star on our Slope of Fame.