French actresses you want to see

by Jax_Avolltech | created - 27 Feb 2014 | updated - 09 Oct 2017 | Public

1. 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 ...

2. 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 ...

3. Olga Kurylenko

Actress | Oblivion

Olga Kurylenko, a Ukrainian-born actress and model, went from sharing a cramped flat with her aunt, uncle, grandparents and cousin to starring as a Bond girl opposite Daniel Craig.

She was born Olga Konstantinovna Kurylenko on November 14, 1979, in Berdyansk, Ukraine, Soviet Union. Her mother, ...

4. Alice Taglioni

Actress | The Pink Panther

Alice began by studying piano at the Music Conservatory of Paris. Taking theater courses to overcome shyness, she quickly caught the drama bug.

She begins her film career in 2001 in the La bande du drugstore (2002) and Quatre copains (2001). She obtains one of the principal roles of Brocé...

5. Vahina Giocante

Actress | Lila dit ça

Vahina Giocante was born on June 30, 1981 in Orléans, Loiret, France. She is an actress, known for Lila dit ça (2004), Krach (2010) and Mata Hari (2016).

6. 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), ...

7. Laetitia Casta

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, ...

8. 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...

9. 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 ...

10. Beatrice Rosen

Actress | 2012

Beatrice Rosen, (born November 29, 1984) also credited as Béatrice Rosen and Béatrice Rosenblatt, is an American-born French actress. Rosen was born in New York City in the United States, although she grew up in Paris where she started acting. Rosen played a role in the eighth season of the WB ...

11. Camille De Pazzis

Actress | The Following

Born and raised in Paris, France, Camille was discovered in a street of Montmartre by french icon designer Jean Paul Gaultier. She went on pursuing an international modeling career. She signs an exclusive 3 years world contract with Lancome, starts her acting career as a leading character in the ...

12. 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...

13. 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.

14. Clémence Poésy

Actress | In Bruges

Clémence Poésy was born Clémence Guichard in Paris in 1982. She took her mother's maiden name, Poésy, as her stage name. She attended an alternative school for most of her education, but spent her last year at L'École alsacienne.

She trained at the "Conservatoire National Supérieur d'Art Dramatique",...

15. Adèle Exarchopoulos

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 ...

16. Lou de Laâge

Actress | Les innocentes

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

17. 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).

18. Anne Marivin

Actress | Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis

Anne Marivin was born on January 23, 1974 in Senlis, Oise, Picardie, France. She is an actress, known for Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis (2008), Tell No One (2006) and Tu seras mon fils (2011).

19. Marie Gillain

Actress | Coco avant Chanel

Marie Gillain was born on June 18, 1975 in Liège, Wallonia, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Coco Before Chanel (2009), Mon père, ce héros. (1991) and Elective Affinities (1996).

20. 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....

21. Vanessa Demouy

Actress | Classe mannequin

Vanessa Demouy was born on April 5, 1973 in Montreuil, France. She is an actress, known for Classe mannequin (1993), Everyone's Life (2017) and Belle à mourir (2002). She was previously married to Philippe Lellouche.

22. Virginie Ledoyen

Actress | 8 femmes

Virginie Ledoyen was born Virginie Fernandez on 15 November 1976 in Aubervilliers, near Paris. At the age of 2, she was already shooting advertisements for television. At 9, she started going to the École des Enfants du Spectacle, and made her film debut at 10 in What Every Frenchwoman Wants (1986)....

23. Lizzie Brocheré

Actress | Rings

Lizzie Brocheré was born on March 22, 1985 in Paris, France. She is an actress and director, known for Rings (2017), Full Contact (2015) and American Horror Story (2011).

24. 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).

25. Astrid Bergès-Frisbey

Actress | King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Astrid Bergès-Frisbey was born the 26th May of 1986 in Barcelona, Spain to a Spanish Father and a French-American Mother of English descent. She is fluent in French, Spanish, and Catalan. Astrid Bergès-Frisbey made her acting debut in 2007 on French television. In 2008, she made her feature debut ...

26. 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 ...

27. Emma de Caunes

Actress | Mr. Bean's Holiday

Emma de Caunes was born on September 9, 1976 in Paris, France. She is an actress and director, known for Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007), The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) and Un frère... (1997). She has been married to Jamie Hewlett since September 10, 2011. She was previously married to ...

28. Laëtitia Milot

Actress | La femme du boulanger

Laëtitia Milot was born on July 5, 1980 in Limoges, Haute-Vienne, France. She is an actress and writer, known for La femme du boulanger (2010), Plus belle la vie (2004) and Une femme d'honneur (1996).

29. Doria Tillier

Actress | Mr & Mme Adelman

Doria Tillier was born on March 27, 1986 in Paris, France. She is an actress and writer, known for Mr & Mme Adelman (2017), Nothing to Hide (2018) and La belle époque (2019).

30. Elisa Tovati

Actress | Highlander

Elisa Tovati was born on March 23, 1976 in Paris, France as Élisa Touati. She is an actress, known for Highlander (1992), À fond la caisse (1997) and 99 francs (2007).

31. 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,...

32. 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.

33. Elisa Sednaoui

Director | Bukra Insh'Allah (Tomorrow, God Willing)

Elisa Sednaoui was born on December 14, 1987 in Bra, Piedmont, Italy. She is an actress and director, known for Bukra Insh'Allah (Tomorrow, God Willing), L'accertamento (2001) and Bus Palladium (2010).

34. Elodie-Lucie Lehue

Actress | Alibi.com

Elodie-Lucie Lehue is an actress, known for Alibi.com (2017).



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