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Overview (2)

Born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Carole Bouquet was born on August 18, 1957 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France. She is an actress and director, known for For Your Eyes Only (1981), That Obscure Object of Desire (1977) and Wasabi (2001). She was previously married to Jacques Liebowitch.

Spouse (1)

Jacques Liebowitch (1992 - 1996) (divorced)

Trivia (11)

Spokesmodel for Chanel in the 1990s.
She was the girlfriend of late producer Jean-Pierre Rassam. They have a son, Dimitri Rassam, who is also a producer.
Festival tribute at the Créteil International Women's Film Festival, France. [1997]
Was formerly engaged to Gérard Depardieu from 2003 to 2005. Has been with him since 1997 except for a break up of a few weeks in the summer of 2002.
Was interviewed for the lead role in the James Bond film Moonraker (1979) but lost the role to Lois Chiles. Nevertheless, she impressed director John Glen who cast her in the lead for the next Bond film For Your Eyes Only (1981). Even though, she received good notices from critics and moviegoers for her performance as a revenge-seeking heroine, the producers excluded her from the film's publicity tour, because of an earlier interview she gave where she said Roger Moore was old enough to be her father, rather than a romantic lead, because of the thirty year age difference. Over the years, she had also avoided Bond events and interviews about the film.
Graduated from the CNSAD (the National Conservatory of Dramatic Art of Paris)
Has two sons: Dimitri Rassam (b. 1982) with Jean-Pierre Rassam, and Louis Giacobetti (b. 1988) with Francis Giacobetti. She wasn't married to either men.
She owns vineyards in Pantelleria, Italy, and speaks Italian fluently.
Was Mike Newell's first choice for the role of Madame Maxime on Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) but declined because Studio Canal (the studio she was contracted to) refused to give permission for her to negotiate for the role. The role went to Frances de la Tour.
Became a grandmother, when her son Dimitri Rassam and his wife, Russian model Masha Novoselova started having children in 2011.
Is the second French actress to play a major James Bond girl in For Your Eyes Only (1981). The first was Claudine Auger in Thunderball (1965).

Salary (3)

Bienvenue chez les Rozes (2003) 228,673 euros
Aurore (2006) €130,000
Un ami parfait (2006) €130,000

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