Georges Gay

Actor

Georges Gay

Actor

Georges Gay, was born on the 3rd of April 1976, in the region of Orleans located in the heart of France. At the tender age of 9, Georges wanted to be an actor.

At 15 years of age, he signs up for the local conservatory of dramatic arts. In 1994, just a short while later, he is awarded first prize for best performance. His instructors at the time were Mr. Jean-Claude Cotillard and Ms. Nicole Mérouze.

At the age of 18, he is cast in the role of Christian from the play Cyrano de Bergerac, written by Edmond Rostand. This would prove to be a real professional break as the play first went on tour throughout the country of France, before finding its’ mainstay at the famed Ranelagh Theatre, located in Paris.

 

In the year 2000, Georges is cast as ‘Jesus’ in the show of the same name, in collaboration with director Robert Hossein. The well-known ‘Palais des Sports’ was to be its’ venue. From there, he would go on to work with director Bernard Murat who cast him in the role of Mr. Simpson for his critically acclaimed project titled ‘La Parisienne’, written by Henry Becque. The play opened at the Théâtre des Mathurins in 2004.

Georges’ career also fared well in film as he was cast in a number of supporting roles in such features as ‘Laisse tes mains sur mes hanches’, directed by Chantal Lauby in 2003 and ‘Poltergay’, directed by Eric Lavaine in the year 2005.

 

In parallel with acting, he is also able to balance a modeling career which began quickly after his move to Paris. He is photographed by such notable professionals as Mario Testino, Peter Lindbergh, Steven Meisel; eventually leading him to work closely with Tom Ford who enlisted Georges as his muse for YSL.

 

In the year 2014, his vocation as an actor once again becomes a strong point in his life and the undeniable ensuing passion that was always a part of him, leads to various intensive courses where he is reunited with his innate desire, and his ambition, to rekindle his career.