|Born||in Paris, France|
|Birth Name||Isabelle Yasmine Adjani|
|Height||5' 4¼" (1.63 m)|
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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 recitation contest, she began acting in amateur theater by the age of twelve. At the age of 14, she starred in her first motion picture, Le petit bougnat (1970). Adjani has appeared in 30 films since 1970. She holds the record for most César Award for Best Actress (5), which she won for Possession (1981), One Deadly Summer (1983) (aka "One Deadly Summer"), Camille Claudel (1988), Queen Margot (1994) (aka "Queen Margot") and La journée de la jupe (2008) (aka "Skirt Day"). She was also given a double Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Award in 1981. She also received two Academy Award nominations for Best Actress. She performs in French, English, Italian and German. Adjani was made a Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur in 2010.
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Isabelle Adjani is a French film actress and singer. She is one of the most acclaimed French actresses of all time and is the only actress or actor in history to win five César Awards. She is best known for The Story of Adèle H. (1975), The Driver (1978), Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979), Possession (1981), Camille Claudel (1988) and Queen Margot (1994).
Adjani first son was in 1979 with the cinematographer Bruno Nuytten, and in 1995 she had another son with Daniel Day-Lewis.
For The Story of Adèle H. (1975), Adjani was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress, making her the youngest woman nominated for best actress in a leading role at the time.
In 1988, she co-produced and starred in a biopic of the sculptor Camille Claudel. She received her second Oscar nomination for her role in the film, becoming the first French actress to receive two Oscar nominations. The film was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Her film debut was Le Petit Bougnat (1970).
She also speak German fluently.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Pedro Borges
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|La journée de la jupe (2008)||150,000 euros|