Arnaud Valois is a French actor who was born in Lyon. He began his career in 2006. He played the protagonist Nathan, in the 2017 movie BPM.Valois studied acting at the Cours Florent drama school for two years. After a series of rejections as an actor, Valois left France and worked as a massage therapist in Thailand for six months. He returned to Paris to open a massage studio. He was invited to act in 120 BPM after Robin Campillo read his Facebook profile. Valois is openly gay.