Multiple-time Cesar Award-winning director of such films as The Beat That My Heart Skipped and A Prophet.
He was a successful screenwriter in the 1980s before making his directorial debut Regarde les Hommes Tomber in 1994.
His 2010 film A Prophet earned him the Grand Prix, the second most prestigious honor at the Cannes Film Festival.
His father was director and screenwriter Michel Audiard.
His 2012 film Rust and Bone earned Marion Cotillard a slew of award nominations, including a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress.