You know him from: The Bear, La Femme Nikita, 1492: Conquest of Paradise, Bad Boys, Goldeneye, The Messenger, The Patriot, The Core, and any other production needing a French character (and can’t afford Jean Reno)
Tcheky is truly international. Turkish/Greek by birth, he was raised in France, and began his long film career in 1982. I’ve liked him in nearly everything I’ve seen him in, even if I didn’t enjoy the movie itself. Not quite as ubiquitous as Jean Reno, he nonetheless fills a similar role in American productions.