Dany Boon in Mon Meilleur Ami | 2006
Clip Name: Heart-To-Heart on Tv
About this actor
Dany Boon (French pronunciation: [dani bun]; born Daniel Hamidou on 26 June 1966 in Armentières, France) is a French comedian who has acted both on the stage and the screen. He takes his stage name from the television show Daniel Boone. Dany Boon, born to a French Kabyle father and a French Flemish mother, first started his career dubbing cartoons and performing as a mime in the street. In 1992, he was given his first chance as a comedian by French television personality Patrick Sébastien, who invited him on his show. From then on Boon began to achieve notoriety with his sketches and his one-man shows. He was then offered several roles in movies, notably in the film Joyeux Noël that made it on the international scene in 2005. Boon is deeply attached to his native region, Nord-Pas-de-Calais. In 2003, he made a whole show in the local dialect of ch'ti, also known as Picard. Despite the use of dialectal language, 600,000 copies of the DVD (which included French subtitles) were sold. No...