Marc Lavoine is a French singer and actor best known to television audiences for his starring role as Louis Daniel, the detective major of the International Criminal Court, in the international police procedural crime drama television series Crossing Lines.
Lavoine's career began in the world of music where he rose to fame as both a songwriter and performer.
He decided to re-focus his career as an actor and has amassed many credits including Fiesta directed by Pierre Boutron, L'Enfer directed by Claude Chabrol, Le coeur des Hommes 1 and Le coeur des Hommes 2 directed by Marc Esposito, L'homme de la Riviera (The Good Thief) directed by Neil Jordan, Liberte directed by Tony Gatlif and Mains armees directed by Pierre Jolivet.
On 26 May 1995, he married Princess Sarah Poniatowski of Poland and had three children with her. In 2007, Marc was honoured in France when he became a Chevalier de la Legion, which is comparable to a British Knighthood.