He had won it two weeks ago the Cesar for best actor in a supporting role in the feature film High Head , in which he played aptly educator himself confronted with the crime in his youth. RTL revealed Saturday that Benoît Magimel was taken into custody on the evening of Friday, March 11 at the police station of the 16th district of Paris. Earlier in the afternoon, he had spilled a sexagenarian on the boulevard Exelmans when reversing. If the actor is first out of his vehicle to see if the victim was doing well, he then restarted. The victim was hospitalized, but his prognosis is not involved.
Summoned to the police
The actor was recognized by witnesses of the scene and called the same Friday , late afternoon, the police station. He was remanded in custody for “involuntary injury”, “hit and run” and “conduct despite cancellation of the driving license.” Police also checked if the actor had consumed drugs. According to TF1, the actor had tested positive for cocaine.
Revelation cinema at the age of 13 with the cult film Life Is a Long Quiet River where he embodies “Momo” Currant, Benoît Magimel has experienced the past difficult months. In receiving his recent caesar, he thanked, touched, the director “Emmanuelle Bercot [it] have trusted a time when [he had] the most.” The actor has two daughters, Hannah and Djinina. Actress Juliette Binoche is the mother of Hannah. Benoît Magimel won the Best Actor award at Cannes in 2001 for his role as seductive musician Isabelle Huppert in The Piano Michael Haneke.