Arnaud Collery (Arnaud Pierre Collery)
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BiographyReims, Marne, France
Arnaud was born in Reims, France and moved to Paris at the age of five. He was international-minded from the start and left for Georgia, USA at the age of 16 as a high school exchange student for a year; and at 19, Arnaud spent a year in Tokyo, becoming fluent in Japanese. Arnaud worked a variety of business jobs in both France and Japan during his youth and earned a Bachelor's in Finance from the 'Esgf' and a certificate degree in International Law from the American University of Paris. Read more... career, Arnuad worked in the arbitrage department of Finacor, a leading European brokerage firm. He later did stints in Investment banking in Gibraltar, New York City and Tokyo where he worked in financial advisory on offshore funds at Ross Alexander. As part of France's military duty, Arnaud was an officer (lieutenant) and worked for the military intelligence school 'Eirel' in Strasbourg. He soon after became an aide to judge Jean Pierre, a European Congressman and leading personality in Europe on the subject of international financial crime. In 2004 he started acting in film and TV in France, Japan and the USA. In 2005 he started stand-up comedy as a challenge for himself, which grew to become an interest and passion. Since then he wrote and directed more than 30 shows in comedy, short film, theater, stand-up, and improvisation interviews on the streets of Los Angeles. After a year in Hollywood, Arnaud launched Zoraida Pictures to promote his personal projects for both film and theater. Throughout the years of documenting his sketches and stand-up acts, he developed the film 'Frenchie Goes To Hollywood," depicting his achievements and harsh times making it in Hollywood. It premiered at the Monaco Film Festival in France. Arnaud is just a comedian who happens to love acting and directing. He is happy to have sacrificed everything he had to become an artist. Finding the funny in everything is his passion.