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Fanny Ardant

Fanny Ardent was the youngest of 5 children born to a cavalry officer and his wife. She was raised in Monte Carlo where she was educated at a convent school. A voracious reader, she discovered Proust at age 15 and felt as though his writings were for her. When she was 17 her father died and the shock of his loss never left her. Shortly before his ... See full bio »

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8 femmes Pierrette
Confidentially Yours Barbara Becker
Elizabeth Mary of Guise
Paris, je t'aime Fanny (segment "Pigalle")


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 2018 Ma mère est folle
 2018 Shock Waves: Diary of My Mind
Madame Fontanel
 2018 Ondes de choc (TV Mini-Series)
Esther Fontanel
- Journal de ma tête (2018) ... Esther Fontanel
 2017 Lola Pater
Farid Chekib, dite Lola Chekib
 2017 O Turno da Noite (Short)
 2017 Waiting for You
Madeleine Brown
 2016 For This Is My Body
The Woman
 2016/I Five
Fanny (uncredited)
 2015 Chic!
Alicia Ricosi
 2014 La séance (Short)
Comtesse de Castiglione
 2014 Casanova Variations
 2014 Résistance (TV Mini-Series)
The Countess
- Episode #1.6 (2014) ... The Countess
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... The Countess
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... The Countess
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... The Countess
 2013 Les beaux jours
Caroline dite Caro
 2013 The Great Beauty
Fanny Ardant (uncredited)
 2013 Le clan des Lanzac (TV Movie)
Elisabeth Lanzac
 2012 Miroir mon amour (TV Movie)
La Reine
 2012 Le guetteur
La femme de Giovanni (uncredited)
 2012 Nos retrouvailles (TV Movie)
Elisabeth Andrieu
 2011 Rasputin
Impératrice Alexandra
 2011 Raspoutine (TV Movie)
Impératrice Alexandra
 2011 Interno giorno
 2011 Mika: Elle me dit (Video short)
 2010 Chimères absentes (Short)
 2010 Shéhérazade et le délice casher (Short)
 2010 You Never Left (Short)
 2009 Trésor
Françoise Lagier
 2009 Visage
The producer / Queen Herodias
 2008/I Hello Goodbye
Gisèle Gaash
 2008 Il divo - La spettacolare vita di Giulio Andreotti
Moglie dell'ambasciatore francese (uncredited)
 2007 The Trial Begins
 2007 The Secrets
 2007 Roman de gare
Judith Ralitzer
 2006 Paris, je t'aime
Fanny (segment "Pigalle")
 2004 El año del diluvio
Sor Consuelo
 2004 L'odore del sangue
 2003 Sarah (TV Movie)
Sarah Bernhardt
 2003 Nathalie...
 2002 Callas Forever
Maria Callas
 2002 8 femmes
 2001 Change moi ma vie
 2001 No News from God
Marina D'Angelo
 2000 Le libertin
Madame Therbouche
 1999 Le fils du Français
 1999 La débandade
Marie Langmann
 1999 Balzac: A Passionate Life (TV Movie)
Eve Hanska
 1999 Augustin, King of Kung-Fu
Fanny Ardant
 1998 Elizabeth
Mary of Guise
 1998 La cena
 1996 Ridicule
Mme de Blayac
 1996 Désiré
 1996 Pédale douce
Evelyne, dite Eva
 1995 Sabrina
 1995 Al di là delle nuvole
 1995 One Hundred and One Nights
La star qui tourne la nuit
 1994 Colonel Chabert
Rose Chapotel, comtesse Ferraud
 1993 Amok
 1991 Jeux d'hiver (Short)
Récitante / Narrator (voice)
 1991 Rien que des mensonges
 1991 Afraid of the Dark
 1990 Aventure de Catherine C.
Catherine Crachat
 1989 La grande cabriole (TV Mini-Series)
Laure-Adélaïde de Chabrillant
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Laure-Adélaïde de Chabrillant
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Laure-Adélaïde de Chabrillant
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Laure-Adélaïde de Chabrillant
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Laure-Adélaïde de Chabrillant
 1989 Australia
Jeanne Gauthier
 1989 Pleure pas my love
 1988 L'altro enigma (TV Movie)
La veggente
 1988 Paura e amore
Velia Parini
 1988 Piazza Navona (TV Series)
Vicky Sebastiani
- Il mitico Gianluca (1988) ... Vicky Sebastiani
 1988 Médecins des hommes (TV Series)
 1987 The Family
 1986 Mélo
Christiane Levesque
 1986 Le paltoquet
 1986 Conseil de famille
La mère / The Mother
 1985 L'été prochain
 1985 Les enragés
Jessica Melrose
 1984 L'amour à mort
Judith Martignac
 1984 Emmenez-moi au théâtre (TV Series)
- Mademoiselle Julie (1984) ... Julie
 1984 Desiderio
 1984 Swann in Love
Duchesse de Guermantes
 1983 Les uns et les autres (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1983)
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Fanny
- Episode #1.3 (1983)
- Episode #1.2 (1983)
- Episode #1.1 (1983)
 1983 Benvenuta
 1983 Confidentially Yours
Barbara Becker
 1983 Life Is a Bed of Roses
Livia Cerasquier
 1982 Le chef de famille (TV Mini-Series)
 1981 The Woman Next Door
Mathilde Bauchard
 1981 Les bons bourgeois (TV Movie)
 1981 Bolero
 1981 Le roman du samedi: Mémoires de deux jeunes mariées (TV Movie)
Louise de Chaulieu
 1981 Histoires extraordinaires (TV Series)
Madeline Usher
- La chute de la maison Usher (1981) ... Madeline Usher
 1979 Les dames de la côte (TV Mini-Series)
Fanny Villatte
 1979 Ego (TV Movie)
Liliane, l'institutrice
 1979 Cinéma 16 (TV Series)
- La muse et la Madone (1979) ... Natacha
 1979 The Dogs
 1978 Le mutant (TV Mini-Series)
Jeanne Laurent
- Episode #1.6 (1978) ... Jeanne Laurent
- Episode #1.4 (1978) ... Jeanne Laurent
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... Jeanne Laurent
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... Jeanne Laurent
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Jeanne Laurent
 1976 Marie-poupée
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The reason I never married is because my mother and father really loved each other, so we were a perfect family. Little House on the Prairie (1974) was bullshit compared to us. I think I was afraid of not measuring up to that. For me, a successful marriage is something to be revered. Real closeness between a man and a woman, a real family where you can argue and laugh, that's like Notre dame or ... See more »


Sister of Frédéric Ardant and Véronique Ardant. See more »

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