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Mathilda May

Mathilda May was born on February 8, 1965 in Paris, France as Karima Mathilda Haim. She is known for her work on The Jackal (1997), Lifeforce (1985) and La teta y la luna (1994). She was previously married to Philippe Kelly, Gérard Darmon and Paul Powell. See full bio »
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 2015 A Woman's Revenge (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Janson
 2014 Crossing Lines (TV Series)
Audrey St. Marie
- Truth and Consequences (2014) ... Audrey St. Marie
 2013 Délit de fuite (TV Movie)
 2013 La croisière (TV Series)
- Saint-Valentin (2013) ... Françoise
 2012 Clash (TV Series)
Laure Rossignol
- Emilie: La valse des baisers (2012) ... Laure Rossignol
- Cassius: L'école des hommes (2012) ... Laure Rossignol
- Robin: La maladie d'amour (2012) ... Laure Rossignol
 2012 The Players
Ariane (segment 'Las Vegas")
 2011 Une vie française (TV Movie)
Anna Blick
 2010 The Nights of Alice (TV Movie)
 2009 Au siècle de Maupassant: Contes et nouvelles du XIXème siècle (TV Series)
Thérèse de Marsanne
- Pour une nuit d'amour (2009) ... Thérèse de Marsanne
 2007 The Girl Cut in Two
Capucine Jamet
 2007 New délire
Fanny (voice)
 2006 Entrevue (Short)
 2005 The Hurried Man (TV Movie)
Irène Debord
 2004 Love Express
 2003 Soraya (TV Movie)
 2003 Soyez prudents... (TV Series)
 2002 Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (TV Movie)
Contessa Eleonora
 2002 Fabio Montale (TV Mini-Series)
Hélène Pessayre
- Solea (2002) ... Hélène Pessayre
- Chourmo (2002) ... Hélène Pessayre
 2002 Meeting (Short)
 2001 Caméra café (TV Series)
La femme du patron
- Week-end (2001) ... La femme du patron
 2001 De toute urgence (TV Movie)
 2000 Les redoutables (TV Series)
Military woman
- Déviations ... Military woman
 2000 Return to Algiers
Nelly Azera
 1998 Only Love (TV Movie)
Silvia Rinaldi
 1996 Privateer 2: The Darkening (Video Game)
Melissa Banks
 1996 La ferme du crocodile (TV Movie)
Sandrine Jaussier
 1996 Noces cruelles (TV Movie)
 1996 Celluloid
 1994 Le voleur et la menteuse
Suzanne Henson
 1994 La teta y la luna
La Gabacha
 1994 The Whipping Boy (TV Movie)
 1994 Dead Tired
Mathilda May
 1992 Toutes peines confondues
Jeanne Gardella
 1991 Scream of Stone
 1990 Naked Tango
Alba / Stephanie
 1988 Three Seats for the 26th
 1988 L'heure Simenon (TV Series)
- La maison du canal (1988) ... Edmée
 1988 Piazza Navona (TV Series)
Jeanne / Juliette
- La vacanza (1988) ... Jeanne / Juliette
 1988 La passerelle
Cora Elbaz
 1988 Secret of the Sahara (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Myriam
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Myriam
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Myriam
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Myriam (credit only)
 1987 The Cry of the Owl
 1986 Se un giorno busserai alla mia porta (TV Mini-Series)
Claudia Bandini
 1986 Les louves (TV Movie)
 1985 Les rois du gag
 1985 Giorno dopo giorno (TV Series) (1985)
 1984 Nemo
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I never imagined before that I would be able to act, because as a dancer you learn that you need to work for many years before you can perform correctly. After tasting that great pleasure I couldn't take a dance class for three months. Acting was no pain and you could talk to people. I didn't want to go back and suffer.

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