Born in Paris on December 1, 1944. After traditional studies,
his/her sister Catherine Arditi encourages it in an artistic
career. She involves it during Tania Balachova whereas it particularly
did not have fibre of the actor. In 1965, it begins while appearing
in the theatre at Marcel Maréchal in "the opera
from the world" from Audiberti.
It is at the 26 years age that it makes its beginnings with
the cinema in a film of Rene Gainville "Alyse and Chloe".
The year according to it is Roberto Rossellini which gives him
a first role in "Blaise Pascal".
1979, Pierre Arditi accepts a role in My uncle d' Amérique,
it is its first collaboration with Alain Resnais and this meeting
is decisive since it is in contact with the latter that Pierre
Arditi will become a figure impossible to circumvent of the
He became actor fetish of Resnais as well as André Dussollier
or Sabine Azéma. ("the love with death", Mélo,
"Smoking", "No Smoking", "One knows
the song", "Not on the mouth").
In the years 1980, its career is finally launched, it works
with the largest French realizers and it connects its appearances
that it is with the cinema, television or the theatre.
It is a compulsive eater of even works and acknowledges as he
died if he did not play, for proof, he has held the principal
role of the series tele "Giordano Saver" for six seasons
and lately played the cinema in "the Perfume Of the Injury
In Black" (2005) before being with the poster into 2006/07
of three other films.
1987 Molière of the best second male role for the pièce"La
repetition or the punished love"
1987 César of the best actor of second role for his interpretation
in "Mélo" of Alain Resnais
1987 Seven of gold of the best actor for the telefilm "perfect
1994 César of the best actor for his interpretation in
"Smoking" & "No smoking" of Alain Resnais
2002 Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.