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Son of Georges Wilson

He is half Irish, half French.

Screen tested for GoldenEye (1995) for the role of James Bond 007, appearing in test footage opposite Maryam d'Abo (Kara Milovy in The Living Daylights (1987)) as Tania Romanova, re-enacting scenes from From Russia with Love (1963).

Was featured in a series of artsy Calvin Klein ads featuring Christy Turlington for Eternity in 1991, as well as a poster ad for Eternity in 1998.

French citizen.

Shares birthday with Mathieu Kassovitz, TV presenter Vincent Perrot and Martin Sheen.

Sings in a show called "La Nuit Americaine" in Paris.

As a singer, is a baritone.

When Lambert was a child, his father used to tell the journalists that he lived alone, while he was a married family father, to protect his family from the paparazzi, that's why Lambert and his brother grew up tranquilly.

As a singer, he recorded two albums: "Musicals" and "Demon e & Merveilles".

Attended London's Drama Centre from September 1975 until December 1977, leaving before completing the acting course in order to make his professional theatrical debut in Paris in a play with his father, Georges Wilson.

Mother is named Nicole and used to be a photo model.

As a narrator, he has worked under the direction of some of the world's greatest conductors including Rostropovitch, Prêtre, Mazur, Dutoit, and Ozawa.

Performs on stage in both French and English, and co-starred in "A Little Night Music" with Judi Dench for the Royal National Theater in London in 1996,.

Has starred in two different films whose title is 'Sahara'. First in Andrew V. McLaglen's movie (1983), starring Brooke Shields. And in Breck Eisner's movie (2005), starring Matthew McConaughey and Penelope Cruz.

Appeared as Pangloss/Voltaire/Martin in the new John Axelrod production of Leonard Bernstein's opera Candide. Production played at LaScala June 20, 22, 26, 28 and July 4, 6, 10, 13, 18, 2007. [June 2007]

He attended the Drama Centre, then located in the Chalk Farm area of London, between 1975-1978.

In 2016, he released the album "Wilson chante Montand" in which he sings the songs of Yves Montand. The musical arrangements of the 17 songs on the album were made by Bruno Fontaine. Among the 17 tracks, there is "Mais qu'est-ce que j'ai ?" which was written in 1947 by Henri Betti (music) and Édith Piaf (lyrics).

For his role as the Merovingian in the Matrix movies, he exaggerated his French accent significantly. Fans of the movies who met him in person were surprised that his accent is much less pronounced.