Éric Bernier

Last updated: May 27, 2024

Éric Bernier is known for his versatility as a stage and screen actor.

In recent years, he has appeared on stage in Whitehorse (directed by Simon Lacroix), Showtime, une grosse pièce de théâtre (dir. Projet Bocal), Pétrole (dir. Édith Patenaude), Je suis un produit (dir. Simon Boudreault), Les amoureux (dir. Catherine Vidal), and Last Night I Dreamt that Somebody Loved Me (dir. Angela Konrad), and played various quirky characters in Le mystère d’Irma Vep (dir. Martin Faucher).

Over the course of his career he has had the pleasure of being directed by Robert Lepage in the stage plays Les sept branches de la rivière OtaCoriolanMacbeth and La tempête, as well as in the film .

Audiences will remember his outstanding performance as Nihad the executioner in Wajdi Mouawad’s Incendies, presented in Montréal and then on tour across Canada and Europe. He also took part in Pierre Lapointe’s Amours, délices et orgues, a show combining music, monologue and dance, directed by Sophie Cadieux.

On television, his roles in the series Les hauts et les bas de Sophie Paquin and Tout sur moi earned him many awards. He also appeared in the sitcoms Lâcher prise and Madame Lebrun, in the sketch show Drôles de Véronic, and more recently in the series Bracelets rougesHaute démolitionLa candidate, and Temps de chien, as well as in the zany Complétement lycée.

On the big screen, he recently appeared in Guillaume Lambert’s latest film, Niagara.

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