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Maïwenn


Maïwenn was born on April 17, 1976 in Les Lilas, Seine-Saint-Denis, France as Maïwenn Le Besco. She is an actress and director, known for Léon: The Professional (1994), The Fifth Element (1997) and High Tension (2003). She was previously married to Jean-Yves Le Fur and Luc Besson. See full bio »
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Known For

Léon: The Professional
(1994)
The Fifth Element
The Fifth Element Diva Plavalaguna
(1997)
High Tension
High Tension Alexia
(2003)
Polisse
Polisse Melissa
(2011)

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 2012 Télé gaucho
Yasmina
 2011 Polisse
Melissa
 2009 Le bal des actrices
Maïwenn
 2006 Pardonnez-moi
Violette
 2005 Star Stuff (Short)
 2005 Le courage d'aimer
Shaa
 2004 I'm an actrice (Short)
Isabelle, la mère
 2003 Osmose
Une amie à la fête
 2002 The Cranberries: The Best Videos 1992-2002 (Video)
Scarecrow (segment "Promises") (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
 2002 Caméra café (TV Series)
Irina Katostefia
- La fiancée venue du froid (2002) ... Irina Katostefia (as Maiwen)
 2002 Nestor Burma (TV Series)
Jade
- Concurrences déloyales (2002) ... Jade (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
 2001 8 rue Charlot (Short) (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
 2001 L'oiseau rare (TV Movie)
Diane (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
 2000 Le marquis (Short) (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
 1998 Coquillettes (Short) (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
 1998 Keskidi? (Short)
La serveuse (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
 1997 The Fifth Element
Diva Plavalaguna (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
 1994 Léon: The Professional
Blond Babe (as Ouin-Ouin)
 1992 La gamine
Carole Lambert
 1990 Lacenaire
Hermine (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
 1990 La famille Ramdam (TV Series)
 1988 L'autre nuit
Joan (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
 1987 Double face (TV Movie)
La fillette (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
 1986 L'état de grâce (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
 1983 Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret (TV Series)
Colette
- Un Noël de Maigret (1983) ... Colette (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
 1983 Cinéma 16 (TV Series)
Albine
- Le bois-Cormier (1983) ... Albine (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
 1983 One Deadly Summer
Elle enfant (as Maiwen Lebesco)
 1981 Next Year If All Goes Well
Prune, la fille d'Henry et Huguette (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
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Other Works:

Played 'The Scarecrow' in The Cranberries "Promises" music video.

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Alternate Names:

Maïwenn Le Besco | Maiwen Lebesco | Maiwenn | Maiwen | Ouin-Ouin

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Trivia:

Sister of Jowan Le Besco. See more »

Nickname:

Ouin-Ouin

Star Sign:

Aries

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