|Place of birth:||:||Paris, France|
Alexandre Desplat is a french film composer. He has received four Academy Award nominations, five BAFTA nominations and five Golden Globe nominations, winning a Golden Globe for his work on The Painted Veil in 2006. In 2011, Desplat won his first British Academy Film Award for his score for The King's Speech. Among various projects, Desplat has worked on a variety of successful Hollywood films including The Queen, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, New Moon, Fantastic Mr. Fox and both parts of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.