Olivier Martinez Overview

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Born: January 12, 1966

Olivier Martinez was born and raised in Paris. Brought up in a working-class family, he left school at an early age, and began working at odd jobs to survive. His father had been a professional boxer, and Olivier decided to follow in his footsteps. He became a professional boxer in the welterweight division, but when he was 22, injuries sustained in a car accident put an end to his career. Coaxed into the acting profession by friends, Martinez took a chance at age 23 and enrolled in the... See All

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