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Moe Jeudy-Lamour: Today’s Notable Young Professional

Today’s Notable Young Professional is Montreal-based actor Moe Jeudy-Lamour, who’s performed in French and English productions on both big and small screens. We caught up with him to find out what inspires his work and what advice he would share with other young professionals…


Describe what you do in less than 140 characters. Go.
I’m a French-Canadian actor who has played in American and French/English Canadian productions. My most recent work is Race, which came out February 19th, and King Dave (TBA).

Who has helped you the most in your career? Who has been your biggest inspiration?
Having developed health issues from a young age, I had to mature and grow up very quickly. Thankfully my mother has always been there for support and quickly became my biggest inspiration.

What is the most memorable milestone in your career so far?
Working on “King Dave” (Go Films Productions) was by far the most difficult project I ever worked on. With the entire film being a single 90-minute take, the entire movie was similar to a beautifully choreographed long dance.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years, 10 years, 20 years?
I don’t like to limit myself with timeframes but I hope that from this point on I will have opportunities to work on interesting projects and be at the top of my craft. As in any career, the goal should be to constantly be improving. With that in mind, I’d like to broaden my skill set every year for as long as possible.

Do you have any advice for other young artists?
I strongly suggest any aspiring artists get appropriate schooling. Many people believe that it’s a job that doesn’t require a degree. Having formal schooling as part of your training will broaden your thought process and thus increase your potential; there is no downside to it in my point of view.

Do you support any causes? If so, which one(s) and why is it (or they) important to you?
I support the SPCA and the JGH.

What is one major challenge that you’ve had to overcome in your career? How did you overcome it?
The biggest challenge I had to overcome was myself; I had self-doubt. Most people would tell me that being an actor is very hard and that having a successful career as one is as like winning the lottery. It took me a while to give myself a chance and to overcome my fear of failing. Doubt kills more careers than failure ever could.

What does the word notable mean to you?
To me the word “notable” means something worth talking about; an idea worth spreading or an event that is worth people taking the time to hear is notable. 



Where is your favourite place to wine/dine in your city and why?
I love pizza, so when I have a craving I’d say Dolcetto is my #1 spot.

What’s the most visited website on your Internet browser? The most played song on your
TED.COM has the most interesting presentations on a diverse range of topics. I’m always watching something on there. My favourite band is Explosions in the Sky.

Who’s one person you think everyone should be following on social media?
I think @nationalgeographic is an absolute must. People get lost in the digital world, and this account helps you see and appreciate the natural. It also gives you awesome travel ideas.

What’s your favourite country to visit and why? And what’s the next one you plan on travelling to?
Haiti is my #1 place to visit because it’s my home. I’d most like to visit South East Asia in the future.

What gives you the greatest FOMO?
The only thing that would give me FOMO would be missing a major family member or friend’s event because I’m on set.

What’s your guiltiest pleasure?
I love charcuterie and cheese.

What’s something you wish you didn’t spend so much money on? What’s something you wish you spent more on?
I wish I didn’t spend so much money on clothes. I wish I spent more money on travelling.

And finally, what does success look like to you? Work, play, or otherwise…
I don’t differentiate between work and play. As Richard Branson likes to say, “It’s all living.” Having a successful life becomes loving whatever it is that are doing, whether for work, fun, family.


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