The career of Christian Bégin in five souvenir photos

The career of Christian Bégin in five souvenir photos


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A very old photo dated 1991, the young actor who had graduated from Collège Lionel-Groulx five years earlier, played that year in the film Nelligan and in the room Neighbors, neighbors. We would see him the following year in one of the episodes of Love with a capital A by Janette Bertrand. In the right place at the right time. 

First solo

In 1991, 28-year-old Christian Bégin presented his first solo show, What remains of my loves, whose texts he signed. At the same time, he co-hosted the show Télé-Pirate, with Guy Jodoin and Élyse Marquis. He did it again in 1999 with a second comedy show, I've got a Crush on you or J'ai une orangeade sur toi. Two big successes. 

Big years

Official photo from the mid-2000s. Christian had already played in several films, including La pig law by Érik Canuel, host of TV shows, including Summer is sin, participated in fifteen plays and as many TV series. He would soon become the much-loved host – and designer – of Curieux Bégin. 

Television and Theatre

The look of Pierre-Paul Desrochers, a popular character in the Radio-Canada series, Rumeurs, presented from 2002 to 2008. From the theater world and one of the founding members of the troupe Les Eternels Pigistes , Christian has played, over the course of his career, in some forty plays and almost as many TV series, including Hidden Vice and Trauma. 

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His portrayal of Pierre-Paul in the comedy Rumeurs, earned him several honors, including three Gémeaux awards in 2005, 2007 (photo) and 2008. About ten years earlier, the actor received the Gémeaux for best youth animator for Télé-Pirate. He will receive several others, notably thanks to the animation of Curieux Bégin.

  • Christian Bégin presents his third solo show, The 8 deadly sins according to Christian Bégin. A funny show, sometimes serious and uncensored, joining the concerns of the fifties that he is (59 years old). See
  • The comedian was one of the key characters in the first trial of TVA's new daily series, Indefendable, as psychiatrist Martin Charbonneau. With Sébastien Delorme from Monday to Thursday at 7 p.m. on TVA.
  • Christian is from the third season of the sketch comedy Between two sheets . Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. on Noovo.
  • He plays Christian, one of the four friends in the comedy series The Guys. Season 3 on ICI Télé in the winter of 2023.
  • Christian is the host of Télé-Québec programs, Curieux Bégi n – for 15 years – and There are people at mass who will be at its seventh season.