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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), High Tension (2003) and The Fifth Element (1997). 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)
High Tension
High Tension Alexia
(2003)
The Fifth Element
The Fifth Element Diva Plavalaguna
(1997)
Polisse
Polisse Melissa
(2011)

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 2017 The Price of Success
Linda
 2013 L'amour est un crime parfait
Anna Eggbaum
 2012 Télé gaucho
Yasmina
 2011 Polisse
Melissa
 2009 Le bal des actrices
Maïwenn
 2006 Pardonnez-moi
Violette
 2005 Le courage d'aimer
Shaa
 2003 Osmose
Une amie à la fête
 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)
 1988 L'autre nuit
Joan (as Maïwenn Le Besco)
 1986 L'état de grâce (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.

Publicity Listings:

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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:

Daughter of Catherine Belkhodja. See more »

Nickname:

Ouin-Ouin

Star Sign:

Aries

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