Mathieu Lauffray was born in Paris and studied Decorative Arts for five years. At the academy, he met Denis Bajram and Contremarche. With the latter, he created the comic 'Le Serment de l'Ambre' fpr Delcourt in 1995. He began his professional career illustrating covers for the publishing houses 2 Coqs d'Or and Hachette. He has also worked in the cinema field, and he has done several covers for the American publisher Dark Horse ('Star Wars').
While publishing in magazines like Casus Belli and Player One, Lauffray was also contributing to video games, such as 'Khaos' and 'Alone in the Dark IV'. He returned to comics in 2000, when he launched the 'Prophet' series at Les Humanoïdes Associés with scriptwriter Xavier Dorison. 'Prophet' was also adapted into a cinema production by Marco Weber and Atlantic Steamline. Lauffray is additionally the colorist for 'Le Troisième Testament', a series by Alex Alice and Dorison.