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Mélanie Laurent

Mélanie Laurent was born in Paris, France. She is the daughter of Annick, a ballet teacher, and Pierre, a voice actor, who is most recognized for the French version of The Simpsons (1989). She has a younger brother, Mathieu, and has both Sephardi Jewish (from Tunisia) and Ashkenazi Jewish (from Poland) ancestry. In 1998, Laurent was visiting the ... See full bio »
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 2015/I By the Sea
 2015/I Boomerang
Agathe Rey
 2014 Lucid Dreams: The Making of Enemy (Video short)
 2013 Enemy
 2011 The Adopted
 2011 The Day I Saw Your Heart
Justine Dhrey
 2011 Requiem for a Killer
 2010 Beginners
 2010 La Rafle
Annette Monod
 2009 The Concert
Anne-Marie Jacquet / Lea
 2009 Jusqu'à toi
 2008 The Business Trip (Short)
Réceptioniste de Hôtel
 2008/I Paris
 2007 Room of Death
Lucie Hennebelle
 2007 Le tueur
 2007 Beluga
 2007 Hidden Love
 2006 Don't Worry, I'm Fine
Elise "Lili" Tellier
 2006 Dikkenek
 2006 Days of Glory
Margueritte village Vosges
 2005 Les visages d'Alice (Short)
 2005 The Beat That My Heart Skipped
Minskov's Girlfriend
 2004 The Last Day
 2004 Rice Rhapsody
 2004 Une vie à t'attendre
La jeune fille à l'usine
 2003 La faucheuse (Short)
 2003 Jean Moulin, une affaire française (TV Movie)
Alice Arguel (jeune)
 2002 Summer Things
 2001 This Is My Body
 2000 Route de nuit (TV Movie)
 1998 Les malheurs de Sophie (TV Series)
Madeleine de Fleurville enfant
- Retour en France (1998) ... Madeleine de Fleurville enfant (voice)
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"En t'attendant" is the name of her debut album, with the collaboration of Irish singer Damien Rice, which was released on May 2, 2011 in France.

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When I read the script of Inglourious Basterds (2009), I was like, wow, it's been my dream to kill [Adolf Hitler] since I was like four, so I was kind of like Shosanna, already. I'm Jewish. I read the script, together with my grandfather, and he told me, "You have to make that movie, please". So, it was not just for me, it was for my family. See more »


She is the host of the 64th Cannes Film Festival. See more »

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