The actor returns to his role as a medical examiner in the series Balthazar for an intense fourth season.
Miss Figaro. – What pleasure did you have to find your character, Raphaël Balthazar, in the eponymous series?
Tom Sisley. – It’s already a real pleasure as an actor, because this medical examiner has a complex personality. His facets as a man, both wounded, modest, melancholic, and a determined investigator are enjoyable to play.
Play in don’t look up, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Meryl Streep, has he had an impact on your career?
It’s a little early to tell, but I have the feeling that this film gave a slightly more prestigious image of me, especially to people in the business.
What is your main character trait?
Perfectionist. As a child, I already liked to be precise.
Which one are you least proud of?
I hold a grudge.
The one you hate in others?
Your anti-stress thing?
Free fall and extreme sports in general.
Your green gesture?
Support the association children and treesso that students become actors in the agro-ecological transition.
Your currency ?
“It’s not the destination that matters, it’s the journey.” I heard this sentence for the first time in acting class, by Jack Waltzer (teacher of Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Geena Davis and Sharon Stone Ed).
The three basics of your wardrobe?
Jeans, sweatshirt and sneakers.
My luxury? Take time to take care of my children
The cast of an ideal dinner at your place?
Robert Duvall, Meryl Streep, Sigmund Freud, Carl Gustav Jung, my wife, our three children, friends and God or one of his representatives.
Music in your life?
Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, the Beatles, the Stones, Led Zeppelin, Leonard Cohen, Jimi Hendrix, Nina Simone between 1967 and 1973. I told you I was precise!
The book that accompanies you?
Exploration of the unconscious, by Carl Gustav Jung.
A meeting that marked you?
The one with my wife, twenty years ago.
Take time to take care of my children.
A fashion that annoys you?
The public tribunal of social networks.
Your favorite series?
Succession, from far away.
A city that looks like you?
It would rather be a place in Israel, Ein Gedi. This botanical garden, located in the desert, is full of contradictions.
Your Proust madeleine?
Romeo and Juliet, by Dire Straits, which takes me back to my teenage years.
Balthazar, every Thursday at 9:10 p.m., on TF1.