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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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 2012 Pirate TV
Yasmina
 2011 Polisse
Melissa
 2009 All About Actresses
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 Osmosis
Une amie à la fête
 2001 8 rue Charlot (Short) (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)
 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.

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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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She may be the inspiration for Mathilda in Léon: The Professional (1994). Maïwenn met writer/director Luc Besson when she was 12 (Mathilda's age in the film), in later years they got in a relationship and had a child. See more »

Nickname:

Ouin-Ouin

Star Sign:

Aries

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