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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. Shortly before his ... See full bio »
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 2017 Rock'n Roll (post-production)
Fanny Ardant
 2016 Lola Pater (post-production)
 2016 Waiting for You (completed)
Madeleine Brown
 2015 Chic!
Alicia Ricosi
 2014 Casanova Variations
 2013 Bright Days Ahead
Caroline dite Caro
 2012 The Lookout
La femme de Giovanni (uncredited)
 2011 Interno giorno
 2009 Trésor
Françoise Lagier
 2009 Face
The producer / Queen Herodias
 2008/I Hello, Goodbye
Gisèle Gaash
 2008 Il Divo
Moglie dell'ambasciatore francese (uncredited)
 2007 The Trial Begins
 2006 Paris, je t'aime
Fanny (segment "Pigalle")
 2004 El año del diluvio
Sor Consuelo
 2004 The Scent of Blood
 2001 Change My Life
 2000 The Libertine
Madame Therbouche
 1999 The Son of Français
 1999 Hard Off
Marie Langmann
 1999 Augustin, King of Kung-Fu
Fanny Ardant
 1998 The Dinner
 1996 Désiré
 1996 Pédale douce
Evelyne, dite Eva
 1995 Sabrina
 1995 Beyond the Clouds
 1995 One Hundred and One Nights
La star qui tourne la nuit
 1993 Amok
 1991 Rien que des mensonges
 1991 Afraid of the Dark
 1990 Aventure de Catherine C.
Catherine Crachat
 1989 Australia
Jeanne Gauthier
 1989 Pleure pas my love
 1988 Three Sisters
Velia Parini
 1986 Paltoquet
 1986 Family Council
La mère / The Mother
 1985 L'été prochain
 1985 Les enragés
Jessica Melrose
 1984 Love Unto Death
Judith Martignac
 1984 Desire
 1983 Benvenuta
 1981 Bolero
 1979 The Dogs
 1976 Marie, the Doll
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Appears in the music video "Elle me dit" by Mika [2011]

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[answering a question about what she wants to do before she passes] I would like to be a hairdresser - a shop in a small village in Italy, Sicily. Sometimes I dream about it. I would cut the hair of everyone - from the priest to the Mafioso, the beautiful lady and the young girl in the wedding. It would be the most important place in the village. See more »


Sister of Frédéric Ardant and Véronique Ardant. See more »

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