Corentin Fila grew up in an artistic household but he did not think the world of acting and performing was form him. Nonetheless all the African actors he saw growing up was influential enough for a 23-year-old Corentin to give it a go. Few years later, he is playing Obe in Netflix series Mortel and enjoying a healthy relationship with his girlfriend of over 5 years.
The French actor was born on 28 September 1988 to his parents in Paris, France. His father was a film director and made documentary movies but Corentin mentioned in an interview that his relationship with his father was weird and he has never seen his father's work. But despite all that, the work his father did as well as the world that surrounded young Corentin, made him the man he is today.
At the age of 23, Corentin decided he wanted to tray out an acting class after seeing the Peter Brook play The Suit at Les Bouffes du Nord. He was so impressed by the actor that acting class did not seem like a bad idea. Soon, he was at Cours Florent, studying acting and few years later starring in French movies and TV shows. But for those interested in more personal things about the actor, here is everything you need to know about his girlfriend.
Corentin Fila Girlfriend - Dating Daphne Patakia for Over 5 Years in 2021
Corentin Fila is dating his girlfriend Daphne Patakia in 2021. They have been together for over 5 years.
Image Source: Daphne Patakia Instagram
Corentin Fila made his acting debut with the movie Being 17. The film followed two teenage boys who have animosity towards one another but that violent animosity morphed into love as the boys figure out their sexuality, life and future. The movie led to some people thinking the Corentin was gay and people were searching for a boyfriend on the internet.
But the convincing portrayal on screen was just that, acting, and Corentin is not gay. He has been in a relationship with his girlfriend for as long as that movie has been out. For nearly six years Corentin and his girlfriend Daphne Patakia have been together, from red carpets to gushing all over on each other's Instagram pages, the duo have a strong relationship even after all these years.
Corentin Fila's Relationship with His Girlfriend Daphne Patakia
Corentin Fila has been dating his girlfriend Daphne Patakia in 2021 for over 5 years. They are both actors and have been together from at least 2016. While the exact date of they made their relationship official is not known, Daphne's first appearance on Corentin's Instagram came on 19 September 2016. The video was taken in Athens, Greece and since then their respective Instagram pages are filled with pictures of one another.
Daphne Patakia is also an actress and she is about 4 years younger than Corentin. Daphne was born on 8 June 1992 in Brussels, Belgium. She is known for her performances in Djam and hit European series Versailles. Daphne played Eleanor of Austria in the Canal+ series which won awards and put the actress on a map for the international audiences.
In terms of their life together, Corentin and his girlfriend attend red carpet events together, they are seen vacationing on exotic locations and everything appears to be going perfect for the lovebirds. You just have to scroll through their social media feed and the romance they share will be evident. It is not certain if they couple are just boyfriend and girlfriend or are engaged to be married.
Whatever the case, Corentin loves his girlfriend and they get around to a lot of fun in their off time. The actor said during an interview, "I plan to have a good time in Cuba with my girlfriend Daphné Patakia (who, by the way, should have been nominated at the Césars for her incredible role in Tony Gatlif’s DJAM) so I anticipate a little and I started to salsa, I don’t want to be humiliated in a salsa club there." They live a fast live and it appears to suit the lovebirds perfectly.
Corentin Fila Plays Obe in the Netflix Series Mortel
Mortel is a French supernatural show featuring voodoo magic, a murder mystery and themes of what happens when deals are made with the devil. The show was released in 2019 and after some moderately well received reviews by critics as well as fans, a second season was ordered and it is coming to Netflix this July.
The story follows, "Two teenagers, Sofiane and Victor, make a pact with a voodoo god Obé to allow them solve and avenge the apparent murder of Sofiane's brother, Reda." They later realize the problem of their ways and enlist some additional help to make sure Obe is not free. The first season follows the murder mystery and the two teens' desire to be free of Obe's grips.
Corentin Fila plays the voodoo god Obe in Mortel. Obe comes to the aid of the two teenagers but he also has some ulterior motives to giving mortal people powers. The character will be back for season two of the hit supernatural series.
Mortel season 2 is coming to Netflix on 2 July 2021. The cast of the show is led by Carl Malapa as Sofiane Kada, Némo Schiffman as Victor Wanderwelt, Manon Bresch as Luisa Manjimbe, Corentin Fila as Obe, Sami Outabali as Reda Kada, brother of Sofiane, Firmine Richard as Elizabeth, Luisa's grandmother.