He is the son of famous French actor Bernard Blier. His 1996 film Mon Homme was entered into the 46th Berlin International film Festival. His 2005 film How Much Do You Love Me? was entered into the 28th Moscow International film Festival where he won the Silver George for Best director.
A defence of Blier's work until 2000 was written by Sue Harris, Queen Mary College, London and published in 2001 by Manchester University Press.