Vincent Giry

Date of birth:
December 9th, 1979 (Neuvic, France)

Height: 175cm Weight: 64kg

Volleyball, Figure Ice Skating

Strong points:
Tri-lingual (French - Japanese - English)

Started acting for local theatres in junior high school.
Also a big lover of Japan since childhood, started to study Japanese language and civilization at Bordeaux University (France) and came to Japan in 2000 to continue his studies at Dokkyo University. While being at university, started to work as a model for Japanese magazines and then as an actor for Japanese TV in 2001.
Since then, continues sharing his career between TV dramas ("Nodame Cantabile SP in Europe", "O banzai") and featured movies ("Nodame Cantabile Movie"), TV-shows (NHK world "Out & About", NHK Kyouiku "Terebi de Furansugo", MX TV "Go ji ni muchuu") and works as a writer (lyrics, scenarios).
Has also won the "Mr. Harlequin Contest 2009" as "Mr. Royal".

Also feeling strongly concerned by the necessity of fighting against all types of violence, abuse and segregation, poverty, environmental disasters as industrial pollution, and considering the fact of working in medias a favorable position to transmit those messages to as many people as possible, will continue to promote concretely those and to establish more volunteer actions.

"Nodame Cantabile Saishuu-Gakushou ZENPEN" (as Jean Donnadieu)
"Jam Film S - NEW HORIZON"
"Out of this world"

TV Dramas:
"Nodame Cantabile in Europe" (as Jean Donnadieu)
"OBANZAI !" (all 40 episodes / as Pierre)
"Densetsu no Madame" (Ep.8,11 / as Pierre Vallery)
"33 Pun Tantei" (Ep. 3)
"Sumire 16-sai" (Ep. 5-12)
"First Kiss" (Ep.11)
"Kikujiro to Saki" (Ep. 6)
"Cosmetic" (as Olivier Jeunet)
"Yan Papa" (Ep. 9)
"Home & Away" (Ep. 4)

TV Shows:
"Out & About" (NHK World / host reporter)
"Terebi de Furansu-go ("French Lessons on TV")" (NHK Educational / main presenter)
"5 ji ni Muchuu" (reporter - commentator)
"Totteoki A-news" (Animax / presenter)
"Kinyou Tabloid - Vincent no Movie BANBAN !" (movie commentator)
"Motto shiritai Energy" ("All about Energy")ipresenter)