A rising star in the movie industry, Sy came to prominence for his role in the multi-award winning French film The Intouchables. His performance as Driss, an impoverished man who works as an aide to a wealthy quadriplegic man earned him a prestigious Cesar award for best actor, ahead of Jean Dujardin who won the academy award in the same year. Recently, he has begun to break into Hollywood, landing roles in X-Men: Days of Future Past and the upcoming Jurassic World.
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