Anthony Bajon
Bajon at the Berlinale 2018
Born (1994-04-07) 7 April 1994 (age 27)
Years active2009–present

Anthony Bajon (born 7 April 1994) is a French actor. He is best known for his leading role in the film The Prayer (2018), which earned him critical appreciation and the Silver Bear for Best Actor.


Anthony Bajon began his acting career at the age of 12 on the stage of theater. Since then he has performed regularly in various theaters in France.[1]

In 2015, Bajon debuted in Léa Fehner's film Les Ogres, after which he starred in the films Rodin by Jacques Doillon, and André Téchiné's Golden Years among others.[2]

In 2018, Anthony Bajon played the lead role of 22-year-old drug addict Thomas in Cédric Kahn's movie The Prayer. For this role, he received the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the Berlin International Film Festival, becoming the seventh French actor in history of the festival to be honored with this award.[3]

Selected filmography



  1. ^ "Anthony Bajon: Mit 23 steil nach oben" [Anthony Bayon: With 23 steeply up] (in German). Welt. February 24, 2018. Retrieved February 24, 2018.
  2. ^ "Anthony Bajon" [Anthony Bayon] (in French). AlloCiné. February 28, 2018. Retrieved March 2, 2018.
  3. ^ "Anthony Bajon, jeune acteur francais, prime au festival du film de Berlin" [Anthony Bajon, a young French actor, awarded at the Berlin Film Festival] (in French). L'Express. February 25, 2018. Retrieved February 25, 2018.
  4. ^ "68th Berlin International Film Festival – Silver Bear for Best Actor". Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin. Retrieved 11 December 2018.