Marc Ruchmann

Marc Ruchmann (born 27 January 1981 in Seine-Saint-Denis) is a French actor, director and singer.

Marc Ruchmann
Marc Ruchmann in 2017
Born (1981-01-27) 27 January 1981
OccupationActor, director, singer


Ruchmann is of Jewish, Algerian, Italian and Alsace descent.[1] Ruchmann trained at the Conservatoire de Paris between 1998 and 2000. He continued with classes at Théâtre national de Chaillot. He was given his first role in François Ozon's 5x2.[2] In 2009 he appeared in the Arte French-Israeli mini-series, Revivre about the founding of the State of Israel following the Holocaust.[3] In the same year he appeared alongside the late Ronit Elkabetz in Fanny Ardant's directorial debut, Ashes and Blood.

He also acted alongside Hollywood actresses Angelina Jolie and Sharon Stone in The Tourist (2010) and Largo Winch II (2011). In 2015 he directed the short film, Who Am I After Your Exile in Me? about a love affair between an Israeli Jewish woman and a Palestinian Arab Muslim man.[4] In 2016 he appeared in Tout, tout de suite as the hate-crime victim, Ilan Halimi.[5] Halimi's murder was described by Haaretz as "the most brutal attack on a European Jew since WW2."[6] In 2017 he appeared in the Netflix series, The Chalet and is currently appearing in a new Netflix project, The Hook Up Plan where he plays a male escort.[7][8][9]

As a singer he performs under the pseudonym Markus.[2] He has also appeared as an actor in music videos for other artists. Appearing in "Orders and Degrees" by Peter von Poehl and "Club 27" by Les Fils du Calvaire.[10][11]


Year Title Role Notes
2004 5x2 Mathieu
2005 Alex Santana, négociateur Yvan Canivez Episode: L'affaire bordier
2006 Ange de Feu Alex Bernard TV film
Effusion de Sang Le graffer Short film
L'état de Grace TV film
2007 Fort comme un homme Chen TV film
Ali Baba et les Quarante Voleurs Sliman TV film
Operation Turquoise Le quartier-maître chef Morvan TV film
2008 Adrien Adrien TV film
X Femmes Jeune homme / Young man TV series
2009 Ashes and Blood Ismaël
Revivre Ashriel Elbaz Mini-series regular
2010 Dom Juan sur seine
The Tourist Brigadier Kaiser
2011 Largo Winch II Brian
Skylab Tonton Loulou
Demain ? Reys
Bien au-delà Fred Short film
2012 Éléonore l'intrépide Renaud
The Maneater Le père David
2013 For a Woman Paul
Lucille in the Sky Le père David Short film
Les Limiers Sam Ribeiro / Sami Belkacem Series regular
2016 Tout, tout de suite Ilan Halimi
In Bed with Victoria Coup d'un soir 2
Addict TV series
Loin de chez nous Hassan
2017 Loue-moi ! Raphaël
2017–2018 The Chalet Manu Laverne Series regular
2018 Photo de famille Stéphane
The Hook Up Plan Jules Series regular


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