Vincent Cassel (born November 23, 1966) is a French actor.
Born in Paris as Vincent Crochon, he is the son of French actor Jean-Pierre Cassel and is married to Monica Bellucci, with whom he has a daughter, Deva Cassel, born September 12th, 2004 in Rome, Italy.
Vincent Cassel is a famous French actor known for tough guy roles. His breakthrough role was in Mathieu Kassovitz's critically acclaimed film La Haine where he played a troubled youth from the decrepit outskirts of Paris. Cassel has gone on to act in a variety of films such as the moody L'Appartement, the violent Dobermann, genre-bending Le Pacte des Loups and in the highly controversial IrrĂ©versible.
Cassel has also done a few English language films, such as Ocean's 12, Birthday Girl, The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, Elizabeth and Shrek (as the voice of Monsieur Hood).
His newest film will be Sheitan, in which he plays a shepherd who carries out satanic rituals.