Best French Actress in a Leading Role 1990-1999

Les 7 meilleures interprétations d'actrices françaises ou étrangères, par années (1990-1999), ayant joué dans des films majoritairement français.
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1.
“ 1990 Un Week-End sur deux de Nicole Garcia ” - guillaume836076
 
2.
“ 1990 Cyrano de Bergerac de Jean-Paul Rappeneau ” - guillaume836076
 
3.
“ 1990 Tatie Danielle d'Etienne Chatiliez ” - guillaume836076
 
4.
Béatrice Dalle
Actress, Betty Blue
Rebellious. Passionate. Gifted. Beautiful. Béatrice Dalle could be a mix of some artist from many centuries ago and a rock star. Discovered in Betty Blue, Dalle has become a sex symbol and a respected performer. Known for her problems with justice, her relationships with rapper Joey Starr and her explicit talking...
“ 1990 La Vengeance d'une femme de Jacques Doillon ” - guillaume836076
 
5.
Isabelle Huppert
Actress, Elle
Isabelle Huppert was born March 16, 1953, in Paris, France, but spent her childhood in Ville d'Avray. Encouraged by her mother Annick Huppert (who was a teacher of English), she followed the Conservatory of Versailles and won an acting prize for her work in Alfred de Musset's "Un caprice". She then studied at the Conservatoire d'Art Dramatique and followed an illustrious theatrical career...
“ 1990 La Vengeance d'une femme de Jacques Doillon ” - guillaume836076
 
6.
Miou-Miou
Miou-Miou was born Sylvette Herry on February 22, 1950, in Paris, France. Her father was a gendarme, her mother was a sales-woman. Young Miou-Miou was selling strawberries helping out at her mother's fruit and vegetable stand at a street market. There she was spotted by actor-director Romain Bouteille...
“ 1990 Milou en Mai de Louis Malle ” - guillaume836076
 
7.
Anne Parillaud
Anne Parillaud was born in Paris, France on May 6, 1960 and even though all her travels took her to many lands, is still a Paris resident. Anne studied ballet in school, and her first appearance was in the film Un amour de sable where she played "La jeune fille avec un petit chat" ("The girl with a kitten")...
“ 1990 Nikita de Luc Besson
Best French Actress in a Leading Role 1990 ” - guillaume836076
 
8.
Emmanuelle Béart
Emmanuelle Béart was born August 14, 1963, in Gassin, France. She lived with her mother, brothers, and sister on a farm not far from Saint-Tropez in Provence (southern France), because her father, singer and poet Guy Béart, did not want his children to be affected by the glamour world of Paris...
“ 1991 La Belle noiseuse de Jacques Rivette ” - guillaume836076
 
9.
Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche was born in Paris, France, to Monique Yvette Stalens, a director, teacher, and actress, and Jean-Marie Binoche, a sculptor, director, and actor. Her mother was born in Czestochowa, Poland, of French, Walloon Belgian, and Polish descent, while her father is French. Juliette was only 23 when she first attracted the attention of international film critics with The Unbearable Lightness of Being...
“ 1991 Les Amants du Pont-Neuf de Léos Carax ” - guillaume836076
 
10.
Charlotte Gainsbourg
Actress, Melancholia
Charlotte Gainsbourg was born in London, England in 1971. She is an Anglo-French actress and singer. The daughter of English actress Jane Birkin and French singer and songwriter Serge Gainsbourg, she was raised in Paris. Gainsbourg made her motion picture debut in 1984. In 1986, Gainsbourg won a César Award for "Most Promising Actress"...
“ 1991 Merci la vie de Bertrand Blier ” - guillaume836076
 
11.
“ 1991 Merci la vie de Bertrand Blier ” - guillaume836076
 
12.
Isabelle Huppert
Actress, Elle
Isabelle Huppert was born March 16, 1953, in Paris, France, but spent her childhood in Ville d'Avray. Encouraged by her mother Annick Huppert (who was a teacher of English), she followed the Conservatory of Versailles and won an acting prize for her work in Alfred de Musset's "Un caprice". She then studied at the Conservatoire d'Art Dramatique and followed an illustrious theatrical career...
“ 1991 Madame Bovary de Claude Chabrol ” - guillaume836076
 
13.
Irène Jacob
This beautiful, dark-haired Swiss actress made a hit with a supporting role in her first film, as the piano teacher in Louis Malle's "Au revoir, les enfants" (1987). Educated in London and Geneva, and a Paris resident since the age of 18, Jacob became a promising starlet with her Malle success and followed...
“ 1991 La Double vie de Véronique de Krzyzstof Kieslowski ” - guillaume836076
 
14.
Jeanne Moreau
Actress, Jules and Jim
When people gave Louis Malle credit for making a star of Jeanne Moreau in Elevator to the Gallows immediately followed by The Lovers, he would point out that Moreau by that time had already been "recognized as the prime stage actress of her generation." She had made it to the Comédie Française in her 20s...
“ 1991 La Vieille qui marchait dans la mer de Laurent Heynemann
Best French Actress in a Leading Role 1991 ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1992 Le Petit Prince a dit... de Christine Pascal ” - guillaume836076
 
16.
Emmanuelle Béart
Emmanuelle Béart was born August 14, 1963, in Gassin, France. She lived with her mother, brothers, and sister on a farm not far from Saint-Tropez in Provence (southern France), because her father, singer and poet Guy Béart, did not want his children to be affected by the glamour world of Paris...
“ 1992 Un cœur en hiver de Claude Sautet ” - guillaume836076
 
17.
Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche was born in Paris, France, to Monique Yvette Stalens, a director, teacher, and actress, and Jean-Marie Binoche, a sculptor, director, and actor. Her mother was born in Czestochowa, Poland, of French, Walloon Belgian, and Polish descent, while her father is French. Juliette was only 23 when she first attracted the attention of international film critics with The Unbearable Lightness of Being...
“ 1992 Fatale de Louis Malle ” - guillaume836076
 
18.
“ 1992 Le Zèbre de Jean Poiret ” - guillaume836076
 
19.
Béatrice Dalle
Actress, Betty Blue
Rebellious. Passionate. Gifted. Beautiful. Béatrice Dalle could be a mix of some artist from many centuries ago and a rock star. Discovered in Betty Blue, Dalle has become a sex symbol and a respected performer. Known for her problems with justice, her relationships with rapper Joey Starr and her explicit talking...
“ 1992 La Fille de l'air de Maroun Bagdadi ” - guillaume836076
 
20.
Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve was born October 1943 in Paris, France. Her parents were actors. She made her movie debut in 1957, when she was barely a teenager and continued with small parts in minor films, until Roger Vadim gave her a meatier role in Vice and Virtue. But her breakthrough came with the excellent musical The Umbrellas of Cherbourg...
“ 1992 Indochine de Régis Wargnier
Best French Actress in a Leading Role 1992 ” - guillaume836076
 
21.
Marie Trintignant
Marie Trintignant died tragically on the 1st of August, 2003 from a cerebral edema in Neuilly-sur-Seine near Paris, France, following a violent fight with her boyfriend, Bertrand Cantat, lead singer in the French rock band, Noir Désir. She was just finishing filming a TV movie about Colette, directed by her mother...
“ 1992 Betty de Claude Chabrol ” - guillaume836076
 
22.
“ 1993 Smoking/No smoking d'Alain Resnais ” - guillaume836076
 
23.
“ 1993 Tout le monde n'a pas eu la chance d'avoir des parents communistes de Jean-Jacques Zilbermann ” - guillaume836076
 
24.
Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche was born in Paris, France, to Monique Yvette Stalens, a director, teacher, and actress, and Jean-Marie Binoche, a sculptor, director, and actor. Her mother was born in Czestochowa, Poland, of French, Walloon Belgian, and Polish descent, while her father is French. Juliette was only 23 when she first attracted the attention of international film critics with The Unbearable Lightness of Being...
“ 1993 Trois couleurs: Bleu de Krzysztof Kieslowski
Best French Actress in a Leading Role 1993 ” - guillaume836076
 
25.
“ 1993 Cuisine et dépendances de Philippe Muyl ” - guillaume836076
 
26.
Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve was born October 1943 in Paris, France. Her parents were actors. She made her movie debut in 1957, when she was barely a teenager and continued with small parts in minor films, until Roger Vadim gave her a meatier role in Vice and Virtue. But her breakthrough came with the excellent musical The Umbrellas of Cherbourg...
“ 1993 Ma saison préférée d'André Téchiné ” - guillaume836076
 
27.
“ 1993 Un, deux, trois, Soleil de Bertrand Blier ” - guillaume836076
 
28.
Miou-Miou
Miou-Miou was born Sylvette Herry on February 22, 1950, in Paris, France. Her father was a gendarme, her mother was a sales-woman. Young Miou-Miou was selling strawberries helping out at her mother's fruit and vegetable stand at a street market. There she was spotted by actor-director Romain Bouteille...
“ 1993 Germinal de Claude Berri ” - guillaume836076
 
29.
Isabelle Adjani
Actress, Queen Margot
Isabelle Yasmine Adjani was born in Gennevilliers, Hauts-de-Seine, a suburb of Paris, to Emma Augusta "Gusti" (Schweinberger) and Mohammed Adjani. Her father was a Kabyle Algerian, from Iferhounène, and her mother was a Bavarian German. She grew up speaking German fluently. After winning a school recitation contest...
“ 1994 La Reine Margot de Patrice Chéreau
Best French Actress in a Leading Role 1994 ” - guillaume836076
 
30.
“ 1994 Pas très catholique de Tonie Marshall ” - guillaume836076
 
31.
“ 1994 Mina Tannenbaum de Martine Dugowson ” - guillaume836076
 
32.
“ 1994 Jeanne d'Arc: Les Batailles et Les Prisons de Jacques Rivette ” - guillaume836076
 
33.
Isabelle Huppert
Actress, Elle
Isabelle Huppert was born March 16, 1953, in Paris, France, but spent her childhood in Ville d'Avray. Encouraged by her mother Annick Huppert (who was a teacher of English), she followed the Conservatory of Versailles and won an acting prize for her work in Alfred de Musset's "Un caprice". She then studied at the Conservatoire d'Art Dramatique and followed an illustrious theatrical career...
“ 1994 La Séparation de Christian Vincent ” - guillaume836076
 
34.
Irène Jacob
This beautiful, dark-haired Swiss actress made a hit with a supporting role in her first film, as the piano teacher in Louis Malle's "Au revoir, les enfants" (1987). Educated in London and Geneva, and a Paris resident since the age of 18, Jacob became a promising starlet with her Malle success and followed...
“ 1994 Trois couleurs: Rouge de Krzysztof Kieslowski ” - guillaume836076
 
35.
Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Scott Thomas was born in Redruth, Cornwall, England, to Deborah (Hurlbatt) and Lieutenant Commander Simon Scott Thomas. Her ancestry includes Welsh, English, and Dutch. Her father was a pilot for the British Royal Navy and died in a flying accident in 1964. Her stepfather was also a pilot and died six years later under similar circumstances...
“ 1994 Un été inoubliable de Lucian Pintilie ” - guillaume836076
 
36.
“ 1995 Le Bonheur est dans le pré d'Etienne Chatiliez ” - guillaume836076
 
37.
“ 1995 Gazon maudit de Josiane Balasko ” - guillaume836076
 
38.
Emmanuelle Béart
Emmanuelle Béart was born August 14, 1963, in Gassin, France. She lived with her mother, brothers, and sister on a farm not far from Saint-Tropez in Provence (southern France), because her father, singer and poet Guy Béart, did not want his children to be affected by the glamour world of Paris...
“ 1995 Nelly et Monsieur Arnaud de Claude Sautet ” - guillaume836076
 
39.
Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche was born in Paris, France, to Monique Yvette Stalens, a director, teacher, and actress, and Jean-Marie Binoche, a sculptor, director, and actor. Her mother was born in Czestochowa, Poland, of French, Walloon Belgian, and Polish descent, while her father is French. Juliette was only 23 when she first attracted the attention of international film critics with The Unbearable Lightness of Being...
“ 1995 Le Hussard sur le toit de Jean-Paul Rappeneau ” - guillaume836076
 
40.
“ 1995 La Cérémonie de Claude Chabrol ” - guillaume836076
 
41.
Isabelle Huppert
Actress, Elle
Isabelle Huppert was born March 16, 1953, in Paris, France, but spent her childhood in Ville d'Avray. Encouraged by her mother Annick Huppert (who was a teacher of English), she followed the Conservatory of Versailles and won an acting prize for her work in Alfred de Musset's "Un caprice". She then studied at the Conservatoire d'Art Dramatique and followed an illustrious theatrical career...
“ 1995 La Cérémonie de Claude Chabrol
Best French Actress in a Leading Role 1995 ” - guillaume836076
 
42.
Vanessa Paradis
Vanessa Paradis is a renowned French actress, model and singer born in 1972. She started her career as a model and singer before becoming a movie star. Her song "Joe Le Taxi" brought her success in 15 countries at the age of 14. Later, in 1990, she was awarded a 'César' (French equivalent of Oscar) for her debut movie Noce blanche...
“ 1995 Elisa de Jean Becker ” - guillaume836076
 
43.
Fanny Ardant
Fanny Ardent was the youngest of 5 children born to a cavalry officer and his wife. She was raised in Monte Carlo where she was educated at a convent school. A voracious reader, she discovered Proust at age 15 and felt as though his writings were for her. When she was 17 her father died and the shock of his loss never left her...
“ 1996 Pédale douce de Gabriel Aghion
Best French Actress in a Leading Role 1996

1996 Ridicule de Patrice Leconte ” - guillaume836076
 
44.
Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve was born October 1943 in Paris, France. Her parents were actors. She made her movie debut in 1957, when she was barely a teenager and continued with small parts in minor films, until Roger Vadim gave her a meatier role in Vice and Virtue. But her breakthrough came with the excellent musical The Umbrellas of Cherbourg...
“ 1996 Les Voleurs d'André Téchiné ” - guillaume836076
 
45.
Charlotte Gainsbourg
Actress, Melancholia
Charlotte Gainsbourg was born in London, England in 1971. She is an Anglo-French actress and singer. The daughter of English actress Jane Birkin and French singer and songwriter Serge Gainsbourg, she was raised in Paris. Gainsbourg made her motion picture debut in 1984. In 1986, Gainsbourg won a César Award for "Most Promising Actress"...
“ 1996 Love, etc. de Marion Vernoux ” - guillaume836076
 
46.
“ 1996 Mon homme de Bertrand Blier ” - guillaume836076
 
47.
“ 1996 Y aura-t-il de la neige à Noël ? de Sandrine Veysset ” - guillaume836076
 
48.
Marie Trintignant
Marie Trintignant died tragically on the 1st of August, 2003 from a cerebral edema in Neuilly-sur-Seine near Paris, France, following a violent fight with her boyfriend, Bertrand Cantat, lead singer in the French rock band, Noir Désir. She was just finishing filming a TV movie about Colette, directed by her mother...
“ 1996 Le Cri de la soie d'Yvon Marciano ” - guillaume836076
 
49.
“ 1997 Marius et Jeannette de Robert Guédiguian
Best French Actress in a Leading Role 1997 ” - guillaume836076
 
50.
“ 1997 On connaît la chanson d'Alain Resnais ” - guillaume836076
 
51.
“ 1997 Lucie Aubrac de Claude Berri ” - guillaume836076
 
52.
“ 1997 Le Bossu de Philippe de Broca ” - guillaume836076
 
53.
“ 1997 Le Septième ciel de Benoît Jacquot ” - guillaume836076
 
54.
Miou-Miou
Miou-Miou was born Sylvette Herry on February 22, 1950, in Paris, France. Her father was a gendarme, her mother was a sales-woman. Young Miou-Miou was selling strawberries helping out at her mother's fruit and vegetable stand at a street market. There she was spotted by actor-director Romain Bouteille...
“ 1997 Nettoyage à sec d'Anne Fontaine ” - guillaume836076
 
55.
“ 1997 Post-coïtum, animal triste de Brigitte Roüan ” - guillaume836076
 
56.
“ 1998 Si je t'aime, prends garde à toi de Jeanne Labrune ” - guillaume836076
 
57.
“ 1998 La Vie rêvée des anges d'Erick Zonca
Best French Actress in a Leading Role 1998 ” - guillaume836076
 
58.
“ 1998 Ceux qui m'aiment prendront le train de Patrice Chéreau ” - guillaume836076
 
59.
Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve was born October 1943 in Paris, France. Her parents were actors. She made her movie debut in 1957, when she was barely a teenager and continued with small parts in minor films, until Roger Vadim gave her a meatier role in Vice and Virtue. But her breakthrough came with the excellent musical The Umbrellas of Cherbourg...
“ 1998 Place Vendôme de Nicole Garcia ” - guillaume836076
 
60.
“ 1998 A vendre de Lætitia Masson ” - guillaume836076
 
61.
Isabelle Huppert
Actress, Elle
Isabelle Huppert was born March 16, 1953, in Paris, France, but spent her childhood in Ville d'Avray. Encouraged by her mother Annick Huppert (who was a teacher of English), she followed the Conservatory of Versailles and won an acting prize for her work in Alfred de Musset's "Un caprice". She then studied at the Conservatoire d'Art Dramatique and followed an illustrious theatrical career...
“ 1998 L'école de la chair de Benoît Jacquot ” - guillaume836076
 
62.
Marie Trintignant
Marie Trintignant died tragically on the 1st of August, 2003 from a cerebral edema in Neuilly-sur-Seine near Paris, France, following a violent fight with her boyfriend, Bertrand Cantat, lead singer in the French rock band, Noir Désir. She was just finishing filming a TV movie about Colette, directed by her mother...
“ 1998 Comme elle respire de Pierre Salvadori ” - guillaume836076
 
63.
“ 1999 La Bûche de Danièle Thompson ” - guillaume836076
 
64.
“ 1999 Vénus Beauté (Institut) de Tonie Marshall

1999 Une liaison pornographique de Frédéric Fonteyne ” - guillaume836076
 
65.
“ 1999 Est-Ouest de Régis Wargnier ” - guillaume836076
 
66.
“ 1999 La Dilettante de Pascal Thomas ” - guillaume836076
 
67.
Vanessa Paradis
Vanessa Paradis is a renowned French actress, model and singer born in 1972. She started her career as a model and singer before becoming a movie star. Her song "Joe Le Taxi" brought her success in 15 countries at the age of 14. Later, in 1990, she was awarded a 'César' (French equivalent of Oscar) for her debut movie Noce blanche...
“ 1999 La Fille sur le pont de Patrice Leconte ” - guillaume836076
 
68.
“ 1999 Haut les coeurs! de Solveig Anspach
Best French Actress in a Leading Role 1999 ” - guillaume836076