Clovis Cornillac (Lyon, 16 August 1967 ) is a French theater, television and cinema actor.
Clovis Cornillac was born to actors Myriam Boyer and Roger Cornillac. He started studying theater at the age of 14.
He had his debut in cinema in 1984 in Robin Davis' Outlaws. He was noticed by Dominique Besnehard, who introduced him to Peter Brook at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord. Cornillac was hired in a contemporary play, Le Mahâbharata.
Cornillac is married to actor Caroline Proust. They have twin daughters.
Made a Knight of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by Culture minister Jean-Jacques Aillagon in 2004.