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French actor and film directorwd:Q3430005
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language of expression: French
occupation: film director, writer, actor, comics artist, cartoonist
award received: Angoulême International Comics Festival René Goscinny award, prix Jacques-Lob, Globes de Cristal Awards, Angoulême International Comics Festival Prize for Best Album, RTL Prize for comic book, César Award for Best First Feature Film, Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres
Riad Sattouf (Arabic: رياض سطوف; born 5 May 1978) is a French cartoonist, comic artist, and film director of Franco-Syrian origin. Sattouf is best known for his award-winning graphic memoir pentalogy L'Arabe du futur (The Arab of the Future) and for his award-winning film Les Beaux Gosses (The French Kissers). He also worked for the satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo for ten years, from 2004 to mid-2014, publishing drawing boards of one of his major works La vie secrète des jeunes.
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