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Former Chelsea Footballer Frank Leboeuf On Acting And Dining With John Malkovich

by | 5th, November 2014

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THE Stephen Hawking biopic  The Theory of Everything features a face familiar to fans of Chelsea FC.

The doctor is played by none other than Frank Leboeuf, star of such hits as  Taking Sides (2001) and Le foot fait son cinéma (2003).

He tells the Radio Times :

In France I can’t audition because they still think I’m a footballer and don’t take me seriously. But in England they’ve given me the opportunity. I shot two movies here last year, Allies and The Theory of Everything. They give me a chance to show my new skill, and I’m thankful for that. People said very stupid things: they say, “Oh, every football player wants to act.” But there are only three really: Vinnie Jones, Eric Cantona and myself.

And Ian Wright, formerly of Arsenal and Crystal Palace:

 

 

And Glasgow Rangers great Ally McCoist:

 

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