Laurent Artufel is an actor of Franco-Spanish cinema and theater, born in Marseille.
After studying cinema and theater in Marseilleveyre, he collaborated with the directors Gildas Bourdet and Marcel Maréchal in the National Theater « La Criée ».
From 1995 to 1997 he studied at the National Music Conservatory of Marseille and was admitted to the Cours Florent in Paris before meeting Ariane Mnouchkine at la Cartoucherie.
From 1997, he met Jacques Martin and then he toured with Patrick Braoudé, Pascal Thomas, Pierre Salvadori, Christophe Barratier …
In 2000 he played one of the leading roles in « Julien the apprentice » alongside Gaspard Ulliel, Francois Morel and Francis Huster, produced by RTBF ARTE and France2, written by Jean-Claude Grumberg and nominated for 7 2001.
In the movies, he starred in King Size by Patrick Maurin. The film is selected in several festivals including those of Rio, Sao Paolo and Montreal.
In 2010, Laurent interpreted the role of the hero knight Artufeli in the series Draculi & Gandolfi realized by Guillaume Sanjorge.
At the Avignon Festival, he is on stage with the piece « Parfums d’intimité » adapted from the « Anciennes Odeurs » by the Quebecois Michel Tremblay. Pleased by the press and the public, « Parfums d’intimité » will end its French tour at the Théâtre des Variétés in Paris.
At the same time he plays Patrick Hernandez’s play « How to pass his boyfriend to his best friend » at the Théâtre Montmartre Galabru alongside Marion Dumas, Severine Robic and Adeline Blondieau.
In 2012, he wrote and starred in the TV movie « La Fan » produced by the company La Concepteria and France 2, this episode holds the audience record of the channel with 1,300,000 viewers for 14.5% share Of the market.
In 2013 and 2014, Agnès Jaoui and Jean-Pierre Bacri performed at the Théâtre Cinéma « Le Brady », artistic director Jean-Pierre Bacri, « Philippe » in the play « Un air de famille » Pierre Mocky.
For 2015 he launched a new challenge, « One in Stage », written by Joseph Agostini and directed by Benjamin Castaneda, a modern drama in the air of time.
In addition to his television activities, of which he was elected the sexiest animator of the year in 2009, he will also receive the prize of young talents from television on France Television with « Change your House ».
In 2016 he launches his own clothing line « ARTUFEL PARIS »
opens an art gallery as well as his production company « The Artufel Company France » with which he produces worldwide « La Nuit des Publivores ».
On the other hand, Laurent Artufel is committed to various humanitarian associations of which he is the sponsor