My Fav. French Actresses

by crichton68 | created - 12 Dec 2017 | updated - 4 months ago | Public

1. 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...

2. Virginie Efira

Actress | Elle

Virginie Efira was born on May 5, 1977 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and writer, known for Elle (2016), Victoria (2016) and La chance de ma vie (2011). She was previously married to Patrick Ridremont.

3. Élodie Fontan

Actress | Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait au Bon Dieu?

Élodie Fontan was born on July 9, 1987 in Bondy, Seine-Saint-Denis, France. She is an actress, known for Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait au Bon Dieu? (2014), Mission Pays Basque (2017) and Nicky Larson (2018).

4. Marion Cotillard

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 ...

5. Mélanie Laurent

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 ...

6. Audrey Fleurot

Actress | Intouchables

Audrey Fleurot was born on July 6, 1977 in Mantes-la-Jolie, Yvelines, France. She is an actress, known for The Intouchables (2011), Spiral (2005) and Un village français (2009).

7. Sophie Marceau

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 ...

8. 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 ...

9. 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 ...

10. Audrey Tautou

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...

11. Isabelle Adjani

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 ...

12. Ludivine Sagnier

Actress | 8 femmes

The French actress Ludivine Sagnier was born on July 3, 1979 in La Celle-Saint-Cloud, in France's Yvelines département. Ludivine studied acting as a young girl and had made her movie debut at the age 10 in Les maris, les femmes, les amants (1989). She has established her reputation as one of the ...

13. 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...

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. ...

15. Emmanuelle Seigner

Actress | Bitter Moon

Emmanuelle Seigner is the daughter of a well known photographer and her mother is a journalist. She was born in Paris, France on June 22, 1966. Her grandfather was Louis Seigner, chairman of the Comédie Française and who also appeared in several movies. Emmanuelle was raised at a convent school . ...

16. Catherine Deneuve

Actress | 8 femmes

Catherine Fabienne Deneuve was born October 22, 1943 in Paris, France. Her parents were actors. She made her movie debut in 1957, when she was barely a teenager and continued with small parts in minor films, until Roger Vadim gave her a meatier role in Le vice et la vertu (1963). But her ...

17. 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...

18. Nora Arnezeder

Actress | Faubourg 36

Nora Arnezeder was born in Paris, France, to an Austrian father and a Sephardi Jewish mother from Egypt. While she was still in high-school, she studied acting, dancing and singing at the renowned drama school Cours Florent. Nora's first major role was in 2008 in Paris 36 (French: Faubourg 36), ...

19. Zoé Félix

Actress | Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis

Zoé Félix was born on May 7, 1976 in Paris, France. She is an actress, known for Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis (2008), Captifs (2010) and Le coeur des hommes (2003).

20. Ingrid Chauvin

Actress | Demain nous appartient

Ingrid Chauvin was born in Argenteuil in the department of Val-d'Oise, located the outer suburb of Paris, to a master lifeguard father and a documentalist and painter mother, who opposed her daughter to become an actress. Her parents divorced when she was eight years old, and her mother married ...

21. Véronique Genest

Actress | Julie Lescaut

Véronique Genest was born on June 26, 1956 in Meaux, France as Véronique Combouilhaud. She is an actress, known for Julie Lescaut (1992), Un amour de cousine (1998) and Nana (1981). She has been married to Meyer Bokobza since September 1992. They have one child.

22. 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 ...

23. Mylène Jampanoï

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 ...

24. Lou de Laâge

Actress | Les innocentes

Lou de Laâge is an actress, known for The Innocents (2016), Jappeloup (2013) and Respire (2014).

25. Laurence Arné

Actress | À coup sûr

Laurence Arné was born on February 4, 1982 in Angoulême, Charente, France. She is an actress, known for À coup sûr (2014), L'amour, c'est mieux à deux (2010) and Dépression et des potes (2012).



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