Most Beautiful and Talented Actors That Need To Be Introduced to American Audiencesby bridgette-blackman | created - 08 Dec 2011 | updated - 08 Dec 2011 | Public
I was inspired to create this list after watching a week's worth of foreign films, that's why some of these people are probably not familiar to American audiences...but they really need to be.
2. Elodie Yung
Actress | The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Elodie Yung was born in Paris, France, of Cambodian and French descent. She grew up in Seine-saint-Denis, in Le Bourget, where she practiced karate and obtained her black belt. She graduated from University of La Sorbonne in Paris and has a law degree. She then decided to study acting at London ...
8. Leïla Bekhti
Actress | Paris, je t'aime
Leïla Bekhti was born on March 6, 1984 in Issy-les-Moulineaux, Hauts-de-Seine, France as Yasmine Leïla Behkti. She is an actress, known for Paris, je t'aime (2006), A Prophet (2009) and Tout ce qui brille (2010). She has been married to Tahar Rahim since 2010.
11. Stefano Cassetti
Actor | Roberto Succo
Born in Italy, his acting career began with the lead role in the French movie Roberto Succo, directed by Cedric Kahn, official selection Cannes Festival 2001. He is seen in film and television in Europe and USA: he is usually shooting in France, Italy and Germany. He Is also a contemporary artist ...
Actress | Les invasions barbares
Marie-Josée Croze first studied fine arts before opting for the stage at La Veillée-Prospero Theatre workshop in Montreal. In 1993 she got her first movie part in La Florida (1993) and started working for numerous Canadian TV series and movies.
In 2000, with her performance in Denis Villeneuve's ...
14. Nina Dobrev
Actress | The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Nina Dobrev is a Bulgarian-Canadian actress. Her best known television roles are as Mia Jones in Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001), and Elena Gilbert and Katherine Pierce on The Vampire Diaries (2009). Her film work includes The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012), Let's Be Cops (2014), The Final...
Actor | Polisse
Touted as a rebel, Duvauchelle seem to be one of the most promising young actors in France and Europe. While studying to become a pharmacy employee, he was discovered in a boxing club in Paris. After some auditions, he starred in Le petit voleur (1999), and many other films such as Snowboarder (...
18. Romain Duris
Actor | De battre mon coeur s'est arrêté
Appealing actor Romain Duris is the exact example of those who arrived in the movie industry by chance, and to stardom without really desiring it. Discovered by a casting director while he was waiting in front of a high school in Paris, he was offered a role. Between popular successes such as Le p&...
Actress | Va savoir
Hélène de Fougerolles was born on February 25, 1973 in Vannes, Morbihan, France as Hélène Christine Rigoine de Fougerolles. She is an actress and director, known for Va Savoir (Who Knows?) (2001), The Beach (2000) and Mutants (2009). She was previously married to Eric Hubert.