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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 22 March 1949Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, France
Birth NameFanny Marguerite Judith Ardant
Height 5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Fanny Ardant was born on March 22, 1949 in Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, France as Fanny Marguerite Judith Ardant. She is an actress and director, known for Elizabeth (1998), 8 Women (2002) and Ridicule (1996).

Trivia (21)

In 1990 gave birth to her third daughter named Baladine. Father is Fabio Conversi.
Learned of François Truffaut's death while filming Les enragés (1985). She refused to stop filming.
On April 4th 1975 gave birth to her first daughter named Lumir. Father is Dominique Leverd.
On September 28th 1983 gave birth to her daughter Joséphine with companion François Truffaut.
Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1990.
She is fluent in French, Italian, Spanish and learned to speak English while filming Callas Forever (2002).
She is a really passionate reader like her former companion François Truffaut. They both loved Honoré de Balzac, Marcel Proust, Arthur Miller and James and Fanny liked Julien Gracq, Jane Austen, Elsa Morante, and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
French singer Vincent Delerm wrote song "Fanny Ardant Et Moi" ("Fanny Ardant and me").
Grew up in Monaco until the age of 17 when she started studying international relations in Aix-en-Provence.
Made her stage debut in 1974.
The Dutch artist Jan Cremer named a painting of a tulip after her: Tulip Fanny Ardant.
Partner with François Truffaut (1981-1984). François died in 1984.
The daughter of a colonel in the cavalry, she first followed her father in his various missions around Europe. He was once an adviser to Prince Rainer's personal guard.
In her early twenties her interest turned to acting.
Her companion François Truffaut died on October 21, 1984.
Last muse and companion of François Truffaut.
Daughter of Jean-Marie Ardant and N. Lecoq.
Her father Jean-Marie Ardant died in 1976.
Her brother Frédéric Ardant is godfather of her daughter Joséphine (born September 28th 1983), fathered by François Truffaut.
Her brother Frédéric Ardant died from brain tumour on December 15, 2007, at 62 years old.
Sister of Frédéric Ardant and Véronique Ardant.

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