Gilles Azria spent the first 10 years of his life in Tunisia, where he was born in 1958.
He left Tunisia for spells in Marseille and Paris, among other places, before finally settling in Geneva, Switzerland.
After completing his schooling and going on to study for 2 years at the Faculty of Psychology in Geneva, he joined the School of Dramatic Arts, also in Geneva, where he graduated.
He later received a grant to undertake a further year’s training at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts in Paris under the tutelage of Michel Bouquet.
He finally took to the boards at various theatres back in Switzerland
20 years later, he now works as an in-house software developer.
But he has never lost sight of his deep passion for the arts and continues to be active in various fields such as music (acoustic guitar), writing and photography.