* TOP 30 OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL FRENCH ACTRESSES *by ninacosta87 | created - 29 Aug 2012 | updated - 26 Jul 2017 | Public
A list with beautiful and talented French actresses, in my opinion. There are still so many, but these are my favorite ones!
I love cinema and television and therefore I really enjoy making lists here! Although you might disagree with a few things in my lists, my main reason to do these is to have fun!
So, enjoy and check out my other lists! Thanks!
Obs.: Names here may vary as time goes by, as new actresses are always emerging and becoming famous world-wide.
Actress | Possession
Isabelle Yasmine Adjani was born in Gennevilliers, Hauts-de-Seine, a suburb of Paris, to Emma Augusta "Gusti" (Schweinberger) and Mohammed Adjani. Her father was a Kabyle Algerian, from Iferhounène, and her mother was a Bavarian German. She grew up speaking German fluently. After winning a school ...
Whoever watched La Reine Margot knows why she's in the first place...
2. Eva Green
Actress | Casino Royale
French actress and model Eva Gaëlle Green was born on July 6, 1980, in Paris, France. Her father, Walter Green, is a dentist who appeared in the 1966 film Au Hasard Balthazar (1966). Her mother, Marlène Jobert, is an actress turned children's book writer. Eva's mother was born in Algeria, of French...
Like Bertolucci said: "She's so beautiful, it's indecent".
Actress | Arbitrage
Born in Pont-Audemer, France, Laetitia Casta spent her childhood in the lush countryside of Normandy. At age 15, she was approached by an agent of Paris' Madison Models while building sand castles on a beach in Corsica. After her father agreed to let the agency take some test photographs, ...
If Aphrodite was a brunette, that's how she would look like.
Actress | La boum
Sophie Marceau was born Sophie Danièle Sylvie Maupu in Paris, France, to Simone (Morisset), a shop assistant, and Benoît Maupu, a truck driver. She grew up far from the studio spotlights. When she was 14 she was living in the Paris suburb of Gentilly with her father. She learned from friends that ...
Actress | La môme
Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard was born on September 30, 1975 in Paris. Cotillard is the daughter of Jean-Claude Cotillard, an actor, playwright and director, and Niseema Theillaud, an actress and drama teacher. Her father's family is Breton.
Raised in Orléans, France, she made her ...
Olhos verdes de ressaca...
Actress | La petite Jérusalem
Actress | Martyrs
Mylène Jampanoï (born 12 July 1980) is a French actress and model.
Mylène Jampanoï was born on 12 July 1980 in Aix-en-Provence, France to a Chinese father and a French Breton mother. She married Indian supermodel and actor Milind Soman in Goa in 2006. They met during the shooting of their film ...
Actress | Inglourious Basterds
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 ...
Actress | Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain
Audrey Justine Tautou was born on August 9, 1976 in Beaumont, France, to Evelyne Marie Laure (Nuret), a teacher, and Bernard Tautou, a dental surgeon. Audrey showed an interest for comedy at an early age and started her acting lessons at 'Cours Florent'. In 1998 she won the best young actress award...
The eyes of a dark night...
10. Léa Seydoux
Actress | La vie d'Adèle
French actress Léa Seydoux was born in 1985 in Paris, France, to Valérie Schlumberger, a philanthropist, and Henri Seydoux, a businessman. Her grandfather, Jérôme Seydoux, is chairman of Pathé, and her father is a great-grandson of businessman and inventor Marcel Schlumberger (her mother also ...
11. Vahina Giocante
Actress | Lila dit ça
12. Anne Parillaud
Actress | Nikita
Anne Parillaud was born in Paris, France on May 6, 1960 and even though all her travels took her to many lands, is still a Paris resident. Anne studied ballet in school, and her first appearance was in the film Un amour de sable (1977) where she played "La jeune fille avec un petit chat" ("The girl...
A true femme fatale...
13. 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 ...
Sexy, sexy, sexy!
14. Emmanuelle Béart
Actress | 8 femmes
Emmanuelle Béart was born August 14, 1963, in Gassin, France. She lived with her mother, brothers, and sister on a farm not far from Saint-Tropez in Provence (southern France), because her father, singer and poet Guy Béart, did not want his children to be affected by the glamour world of Paris. ...
Des étoiles dans les yeux...
15. Bérénice Marlohe
Actress | Skyfall
French actress Bérénice Marlohe first came to international attention when she was cast as the glamorous and enigmatic Severin in the twenty-third Bond film Skyfall (2012), alongside Daniel Craig which grossed over 1.11 billion dollars worldwide. Marlohe will continue to expand her presence in the ...
Actress | La vie d'Adèle
Adèle Exarchopoulos is a French actress with partially Greek roots (her grandfather was Greek). She was born in Paris, France. Her mother, Marina (Niquet), is a nurse, and her father, Didier Exarchopoulos, is a guitarist. At the age of 9 she started acting and watching movies. As she said on the ...
17. Carole Bouquet
Actress | For Your Eyes Only
Carole Bouquet is a French actress and fashion model. She is best known for played Bond girl Melina Havelock in the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only (1981).
She also starred in That Obscure Object of Desire (1977), Nemo (1984), The Bridge (1999) and Do Not Disturb (2014).
In 2017 she starred in the...
18. Juliette Binoche
Actress | The English Patient
Juliette Binoche was born in Paris, France, to Monique Yvette Stalens, a director, teacher, and actress, and Jean-Marie Binoche, a sculptor, director, and actor. Her mother was born in Czestochowa, Poland, of French, Walloon Belgian, and Polish descent, while her father is French. Juliette was only...
A French rose.
19. Louise Monot
Actress | OSS 117: Rio ne répond plus
20. Noémie Lenoir
Actress | Rush Hour 3
21. Laure Marsac
Actress | L'ennemi public n°1
Laure Marsac was born on February 18, 1970 in Paris, France. She is an actress and director, known for Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1 (2008), Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) and La pirate (1984). She is married to Ivan Taieb. They have two children.
A Simonetta Vespucci
22. Sara Forestier
Actress | Le nom des gens
As of her youth, Sara Forestier revealed an artistic temperament, loving to write, to paint, and especially to act. When she was thirteen and half years old, she decided to accompany one of her friends to an audition. She took the audition with brilliance, and her career in the acting started here....
Classic European beauty
23. 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.
La belle couleur...
24. Élodie Navarre
Actress | Jeux d'enfants
Casual and chic
25. Julie Gayet
Producer | Grave
Julie Gayet was born on June 3, 1972 in Suresnes, Hauts-de-Seine, France. She is an actress and producer, known for Grave (2016), 8 fois debout (2009) and Sélect Hôtel (1996). She was previously married to Santiago Amigorena.
26. Jemima West
Actress | The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Jemima West was born on August 11, 1987 in Paris, France. She is an actress, known for The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013), The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999) and The Borgias (2011).
27. Anna Mouglalis
Actress | Romanzo criminale
Anna Mouglalis was born on April 26, 1978 in Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, France. She is an actress and director, known for Romanzo criminale (2005), Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2009) and Kiss of the Damned (2012). She was previously married to Vincent Raes.
Deep, strong voice...
28. Louise Bourgoin
Actress | Je suis un soldat
Louise Bourgoin was born on November 28, 1981 in Vannes, Morbihan, France as Ariane Louise Bourgoin. She is an actress, known for Je suis un soldat (2015), Les aventures extraordinaires d'Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010) and La fille de Monaco (2008).
Comme le soleil!
29. Frédérique Bel
Actress | Un long dimanche de fiançailles
Frédérique Bel was born in Annecy in the department of Haute-Savoie. Her parents both owned a small shop and because of their tough living, she worked for them during eight years. After obtaining her high school final exam, she moved to Strasbourg and studied at the university graduating in both ...
30. Roxane Mesquida
Actress | À ma soeur!
French/US actress, Roxane Mesquida grew up in Le Pradet, a little town in the South of France. At the age of 11, while walking with her mother, writer Francoise Mesquida, she was spotted by director Manuel Pradal who cast her in Mary from the Bay of Angels (Marie Baie de Anges). In 1998, she played...
31. Elsa Zylberstein
Actress | Il y a longtemps que je t'aime
32. Delphine Chanéac
Actress | Splice
Delphine Chanéac (born 14 November 1978) is a model, actress, and DJ. She was born in Rueil-Malmaison, France. Chanéac worked on the French screen, appearing in European films and TV in the late 90s and 2000s. In 2010, she appeared in the Canadian science fiction horror drama movie Splice, as Dren,...
33. Audrey Fleurot
Actress | Intouchables
34. Marine Vacth
Actress | Jeune & jolie
Marine Vacth was born on April 9, 1991 in Paris. She grew up in the Paris suburb of Maisons-Alfort with a younger brother. She had difficult childhood growing up with a violent father, a lorry driver - his company is named after his daughter Marine, and a mother, an accountant at Malaysia Airlines,...