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Watching movies with beautiful men is always great. You can imagine what your life would be like if you were in the film, living the life of the female protagonist. Who wouldn’t want to be opposite Harrison Ford, Clint Eastwood, Denzel Washington, Ryan Gosling or George Clooney?

Just thinking about them makes us swoon. If you only know about the hottest American actors, let us broaden your hot actor horizon with these 10 beautiful French Actors. You’ll fall in love with their dreamy accents, their looks and you might start learning French in case you meet one of them someday.

The List of 10 Most Handsome French Actors In History

1. Jean Dujardin

2. Guillaume Canet

3. Jean-Paul Belmondo

4. Alain Delon

5. Omar Sy

6. Olivier Martinez

7. Vincent Cassel

8. Fu’ad Aït Aattou

9. Jean-Claude Van Damme

10. Matthias Schoenaerts

Who are the most handsome French actors of all time?

1. Jean Dujardin

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Photo: Cinema2cinema

This hunky Frenchman started his career as a stand-up comedian and then slowly started an acting career.

He first started on the hit television show Un gars, une fille but then transitioned into movies like OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies, OSS 117: Lost in Rio, and 99 Francs.

His first big American film break when he did the silent film The Artist. He won an Oscar for his performance and has since appeared in other Hollywood blockbusters like The Wolf of Wall Street and The Monuments Men.

2. Guillaume Canet

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Photo: Théâtre du Rond-Point

As well as being an actor, Guillaume Canet is also a film director, screenwriter and show jumper.

His most famous roles were in Joyeux Noël, Love Me If You Dare and The Beach. He started his directorial debut in 2006 with his film Tell No One and won a César (The French equivalent of the Oscars) for Best Director. He was once married to the beautiful German model and actress Diane Kruger, and also dated Carla Bruni.

He is now in a relationship with Marion Cotillard.

3. Jean-Paul Belmondo

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This sex symbol of the 60s is associated with the French New Wave.

He was one of the biggest movie stars in the 60s, 70s, and 80s. His two biggest films are Breathless and That Man from Rio, which were both from the 60s. His other notable movies are Trapped by Fear, Letters By a Novice, Seven Days… Seven Nights, and Two Women. He had a relationship with Ursula Andress (the ultimate Bond girl) and then with Laura Antonelli, an Italian actress.

He was often compared to Humphrey Bogart and James Dean but preferred being cast in Cary Grant-like roles.

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4. Alain Delon

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Photo: Gentleman's Journal

Alain Delon was another French sexy symbol in the 1960s. He has appeared in numerous films but some of his most famous ones are Rocco and His Brothers, Purple Noon, L’Eclisse, The Leopard, Lost Command and Le Samouraï.

He worked with some of the most famous and critically acclaimed directors like Jean-Luc Godard and Michelangelo Antonioni. He was in the military before starting his long acting career. He became friends with Brigitte Auber, a French actress, and accompanied her to Cannes where the talent scout David O. Selznick discovered him.

He transitioned into Hollywood films quite easily, appearing in many blockbuster hits like The Yellow Rolls Royce, Texas Across the River, and Once a Thief.

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5. Omar Sy

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Photo: Archyde

This West African-Francophone hottie is best known for his role in the French hit Les Intouchables. He first started his acting career when he finished high school appearing on Le Cinéma de Jamel and Fort Boyard.

He appeared in movies but his real big break was his role in Les Intouchables. It was a box office hit and he received a Globe du Cristal (art and culture award) and a Céasar for his performance. He was the first actor of African descent to win the César for Best Actor. His international recognition made his transition to Hollywood seamless.

He appeared in X-Men: Days of Future Past, Jurassic Park, and Transformers: The Last Knight.

6. Olivier Martinez

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This actor with smouldering looks was once married to American actress Halle Berry and dated singer Kylie Minogue.

He is known for his roles in Un, deux, trois, soleil, Le Hussard sur le toit, and La Femme de chambre du Titanic. In 1994, he won a César for Most promising actor in Un, deux, trois, soleil. He became a worldwide star when he appeared in Before Night Falls with Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp. He continued acting in Hollywood films.

His most important movies were Unfaithful, and S.W.A.T.

7. Vincent Cassel

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Photo: IMDb

This French bad boy (he’s not a real bad boy but he does have the looks!), first came on the movie scene when he played in the 1995 hit La Haine. He was nominated for two Césars: Best Actor and Most Promising Actor.

He is also known for other great French films like L’Appartement, Dobermann, Le Pactes des Loups, and others. He’s had a great American movie career, appearing in films like Ocean’s Twelve, Ocean’s Thirteen, Eastern Promises, Elizabeth, and Black Swan.

He married the gorgeous Italian model and actress Monica Bellucci but they sadly divorced in 2013.

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8. Fu’ad Aït Aattou

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Photo: Listal

This beautiful Moroccan French actor/model is a gorgeous creature. He first became a model, when he was discovered while auditioning for roles.

He was in Yvès Saint-Laurent’s perfume campaign for Cinema. His first real role was in 2007 in Une vieille maitresse. He took a break from the big screen until 2012, when he appeared in Ce que le jour doit à la nuit and Papa was not a Rolling Stone.

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9. Jean-Claude Van Damme

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Jean-Claude Van Damme is a Belgian actor, producer, director and screenwriter. He is mostly known for his martial arts films from the 80s and 90s. He could be compared to the French Arnold Schwarzenegger because of his physical appearance.

His most successful films are Bloodsport, Kickboxer, Lionheart, Double Impact, Universal Sldier, and others. Most of his films were American productions but he did start his career in French. His love for martial arts has greatly influenced his acting career.

He was married four times and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

10. Matthias Schoenaerts

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Photo: IMDb

This hottie is another Belgian actor. He started acting at 13, appearing in Daens, a film nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars.

He then appeared in many critically acclaimed films like Loft, Bullhead, Rust and Bone, Far from the Madding Crowd, and The Danish Girl. He transitioned really well into the Hollywood film scene.

He will appear in HBO’s new television series Lewis and Clark (the two American explorers).

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