Samuel Benchetrit (born 26 June 1973) is a French writer, actor, scenarist and director of Moroccan descent.
Born in Champigny-sur-Marne, Benchetrit was married to French actress Marie Trintignant from 1998 to her death on 2003. On 17 April 1998 from their marriage is born Jules Benchetrit. Afterwards Benchetrit has lived from 2005 to 2012 with French actress Anna Mouglalis; they have a daughter, Saul, born on 7 March 2007. In 2016, while shooting his fifth film, Dog, Benchetrit has fallen in love with the one he directs Vanessa Paradis.
- 2000 : Récit d'un branleur (Tale of a Jerk Off)
- 2005 : Les Chroniques de l'Asphalte (Asphalt Cronicles) (tome I)
- 2007 : Les Chroniques de l'Asphalte (Asphalt Cronicles) (tome II)
- 2009 : Le Cœur en dehors
- 2010 : Les Chroniques de l'Asphalte, (Asphalt Cronicles) (tome III)
- 2015 : Chien Edition Grasset
- 2001 : Comédie sur un quai de gare (Comedy on a Railway Platform)
- 2005 : Moins deux (This title is a rich pun, translating as: "ASAP", "Two Down", "Two Below", and "Minus Two")
- As a director
- 2000 : Nouvelle de la tour L (short film) ("Story of Tower L")
- 2003 : Janis et John (Janis And John)
- 2007 : J'ai toujours rêvé d'être un gangster (I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster)
- 2008 : YSL film
- 2015 : Asphalte
- 2017 : Dog
- As an actor
- 2005 : Backstage (Director : Emmanuelle Bercot)
- 2014 : Les Gazelles (Director : Mona Achache)
- 2017 : Chacun sa vie et son intime conviction (Director : Claude Lelouch)
- NEWS FROM THE L PROJECT by Samuel Benchetrit – Short Film @ Brooklyn Film Festival. Brooklynfilmfestival.org (2011-05-14). Retrieved on 2011-07-04.
- French Film Festival UK 2009 6 November – 20 December 2009. Frenchfilmfestival.org.uk (2009-12-20). Retrieved on 2011-07-04.
- Limnander, Armand. (2009-06-25) SAMUEL BENCHETRIT – T Magazine Blog – NYTimes.com. Tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com. Retrieved on 2011-07-04.