Interesting Facts about Thomas Poitevin, French Theatre Director
Thomas Poitevin is a French actor and playwright who has recently gained popularity through his appearance in the series, The New Look. Following his involvement in the television industry, Poitevin was also hugely popular in social media for his short comedy videos. Despite giving several wonderful works in several movies and series, the personal life of Poitevin has always been a secret.
Here, we will talk about the secret life of the playwright as well as the director’s life at present. Along with this, we will also look into the professional involvement of Thomas.
Thomas Poitevin Was Born in Fontainebleau
Poitevin was born in Fontainebleau, France in 1980 to his parents. Both of his parents were French.
Although not from the glamour industry, Poitevin’s parents had a very stable profession. His father was an airplane pilot whereas his mother was a painter.
With such a stable work life, the Poitevin couple might surely have given a great upbringing to their son. Thomas also got immense support from his mom and dad to continue his interest in the television line.
Thomas is a Graduate of Modern Literature
Besides being an established actor and director, Thomas is also an author. He joined the Hector Berlioz Municipal Conservatory of Dramatic Art in 2002.
Following his passion for writing, Poitevin joined the University of Paris-Sorbonne to pursue a degree in literature. After receiving his degree, Thomas joined training as an author-director at the European Film Production Training Center.
When did Poitevin Start His Career?
After working as a trainee writer and director for a few years, Thomas gave his very first appearance in the Drunken Trail of BM Koltes directed by ACM Group in 2010. Following this, he also played and directed several shows such as Sosies by Quentin Defalt, Realism by Catherine Hargreaves, Big Freeze, and many more.
In 2018, he gave his first solo on stage, The Desperate Do Not Lack of Panache where he played several characters in the form of a succession of sketches. He performed his second solo on stage, Helene Francois from September 2021 to April 2022.
Poitevin Played The Fashion Designer Pierre Balmain in the show The New Look
Adding to his social popularity, Thomas is all set to shine with his role as French designer Pierre Balmain in the series The New Look. Pierre was a fashion designer and founder of the leading post-war fashion house, Balmain.
The show is based on the rise of the fashion line of Christian Dior in Paris after World War II. The series also includes other popular actors, including Ben Mendelsohn, Juliette Binoche, Hugo Becker, and so on.
Thomos’ Popularity Peaked in 2020
Alongside acting, directing, and writing, Poitevin discovered a great way of increasing his fame during the COVID-19 pandemic. He released a series of pastilles Les Perruques de in the form of short videos that went viral in no time.
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The 43-year-old wears colorful wigs and plays the role of several characters in the video series. In less than a year, his videos got over 100k views resulting in over 92k and 23k followers on Instagram and Facebook respectively at present.
Is Thomas Poitevin Married?
No, as of early 2024, the actor, and author have not married. Thomas who is already in his early 40s is only focused upon his professional and financial upliftment at the time.
Although he is widely active on his social media handles, Poitevin shares nothing besides his work life. This indicates that he is not dating anyone as of now.
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