Stéphane Audran (1932–2018)

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Stéphane Audran was born on November 8, 1932 in Versailles, Seine-et-Oise [now Yvelines], France as Colette Suzanne Jeannine Dacheville. She was an actress, known for Der diskrete Charme der Bourgeoisie (1972), Babettes Fest (1987) and Der Schlachter (1970). She was married to Claude Chabrol and Jean-Louis Trintignant. She died at the age of 85 on... See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »


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Babette's Feast Babette Hersant
Le Boucher Hélène
Les Biches Frédérique


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 2018 The Other Side of the Wind
Stéphane Audran
 2008 The Girl from Monaco
Édith Lassalle
 2005 The Condor Mystery (TV Mini-Series)
Louise Bonnier
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Louise Bonnier
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Louise Bonnier
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Louise Bonnier
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Louise Bonnier
 2005 La battante (TV Mini-Series)
Edwige Fournier
 2004 Sissi, l'impératrice rebelle (TV Movie)
 2002 My Wife Maurice
Jacqueline Boisdain
 2001 J'ai faim!!!
Gaby, la mère de Lily
 2000 The Blue Bicycle (TV Mini-Series)
Lisa Montpleynet
- La douleur de la libération (2000) ... Lisa Montpleynet
- L'occupation et la résistance (2000) ... Lisa Montpleynet
- L'amour et la guerre (2000) ... Lisa Montpleynet
 2000 Lulu Kreutz's Picnic
Lulu Kreutz
 1999 Beautiful Mother
 1998 Madeline
Lady Covington
 1997 Arlette
 1997 Un printemps de chien (TV Movie)
 1996 Petit (TV Movie)
 1996 Maximum Risk
Chantal Moreau
 1995 Au petit Marguery
 1993 L'évanouie (TV Movie)
 1992 Le droit à l'oubli (TV Movie)
 1992 Weep No More, My Lady (TV Movie)
 1992 The Turn of the Screw
Mrs. Grose
 1992 Betty
 1990 TECX (TV Series)
Isabelle Souverain
- Fall from Grace (1990) ... Isabelle Souverain
- Getting Personnel (1990) ... Isabelle Souverain
- Previous Convictions (1990) ... Isabelle Souverain
- 17K (1990) ... Isabelle Souverain
- Dead End (1990) ... Isabelle Souverain
 1990 Jours tranquilles à Clichy
 1990 La messe en si mineur
Marie-Laure Villegrain
 1989 Manika, une vie plus tard
Soeur Amanda
 1989 Sons
 1989 Champagne Charlie (TV Movie)
 1988 Les dossiers secrets de l'inspecteur Lavardin (TV Series)
- L'escargot noir (1988) ... Catherine
 1988 The Spider Labyrinth
Mrs. Kuhn
 1988 Corps z'a corps
Edna Chabert
 1988 Les saisons du plaisir
Bernadette (as Stephane Audran)
 1987 Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (TV Movie)
Pauline de la Rochelle
 1987 Sentiments (TV Series)
- David e David (1987)
 1987 Faceless
Mme Sherman (as Stephane Audran)
 1987 Babette's Feast
Babette Hersant (as Stephane Audran)
 1986 Un'isola (TV Mini-Series)
Signora Lecoq
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Signora Lecoq
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Signora Lecoq
 1986 Follow My Gaze
La femme du téléphage
 1986 La gitane
 1985 Night Magic
 1985 Cop au Vin
Madame Cuno
 1984 The Sun Also Rises (TV Mini-Series)
 1984 Mistral's Daughter (TV Mini-Series)
Paula Deslandes
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Paula Deslandes
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Paula Deslandes
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Paula Deslandes
 1984 The Bay Boy
Blanche (uncredited)
 1984 The Blood of Others (TV Movie)
 1984 Thieves After Dark
Isabelle's mother (as Stephane Audran)
 1983 Scarlet Fever
Minon Palazzi
 1983 Deadly Circuit
The grey lady
 1982 La marseillaise (TV Movie)
Juliette Poussin
 1982 Paradis pour tous
 1982 Le choc
Jeanne Faulques (uncredited)
 1982 Les affinités électives (TV Movie)
 1982 Boulevard des assassins
 1981 Brideshead Revisited (TV Mini-Series)
- Brideshead Revisited (1981) ... Cara (as Stephane Audran)
- Home and Abroad (1981) ... Cara (as Stephane Audran)
 1981 Coup de Torchon
Huguette Cordier
 1981 Le beau monde (TV Movie)
 1981 Cinéma 16 (TV Series)
Marianne Bernejoul
- Le marteau-piqueur (1981) ... Marianne Bernejoul
 1981 Les Plouffe
Mme Boucher
 1980 Le coeur à l'envers
 1980 The Big Red One
Underground Walloon Fighter at Asylum (as Stephane Audran)
 1980 Le soleil en face
 1980 Orient-Express (TV Mini-Series)
La baronne Maria von Pallberg
- Maria (1980) ... La baronne Maria von Pallberg
 1979 Le gagnant
Hélène Dupré-Granval
 1979 Eagle's Wing
The Widow (as Stephane Audran)
 1978 Violette
Germaine Nozière (as Stephane Audran)
 1978 Les liens de sang
Mrs. Lowery
 1977 Death of a Corrupt Man
 1977 The Devil's Advocate
Anne - Contessa di Sanctis
 1977 Silver Bears
Shireen Firdausi
 1976 The Twist
Claire Brandels
 1976 Chi dice donna dice donna
Mimì / Chantal (segment "Donne d'affari")
 1975 The Black Bird
Anna Kemidov
 1974 Hay que matar a B.
Susana (as Stephane Audran)
 1974 Vincent, François, Paul and the Others
Catherine - La femme de Vincent
 1974 Ten Little Indians
Ilona (as Stephane Audran)
 1974 Le cri du coeur
Claire / la mère
 1973 Red Wedding
Lucienne Delamare
 1972 The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
Alice Sénéchal (as Stephane Audran)
 1972 Murder Is a Murder
Marie Kastner / Anne Andrieux
 1972 Tatort (TV Series)
Dr. Bogdanovich
- Tote Taube in der Beethovenstraße (1972) ... Dr. Bogdanovich (as Stephanie Audran)
 1971 As Far as Love Can Go
La femme de Michel
 1971 Sans mobile apparent
Hélène Vallée
 1971 Just Before Nightfall
Hélène Masson
 1970 The Breach
Hélène Régnier
 1970 Only the Cool
Dominique Krestowitz
 1970 Le Boucher
 1969 The Unfaithful Wife
Hélène Desvallées
 1968 Les Biches
 1967 The Champagne Murders
Jacqueline Belling / Lydia
 1966 Line of Demarcation
La femme du Dr. Lafaye / Wife
 1965 Blue Panther
 1965 Six in Paris
The mother (segment "La Muette")
 1964 Code Name: Tiger
La chanteuse d'opéra (uncredited)
 1963 Bluebeard
Fernande Segret
 1962 The Third Lover
 1962 Le signe du lion
La patronne de l'hôtel
 1961 Saint-Tropez Blues
 1961 Wise Guys
Xavière, la danseuse
 1960 Presentation, or Charlotte and Her Steak (Short)
Charlotte (recorded 1961) (voice)
 1960 Les Bonnes Femmes
 1959 The Cousins
 1958 Montparnasse 19
Une fille à la terrasse (uncredited)
 1958 Secrets of a French Nurse
Aline Monnier
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[on Claude Chabrol] Chabrol helped me to understand life. See more »


She played the role of Charlotte in Les affinités électives (1982), a Claude Chabrol adaptation of Goethe's novel. In Paolo Taviani and Vittorio Taviani's film adaptation, Elective Affinities (1996) , the role was played by Isabelle Huppert. Huppert had played Audran's daughter in Chabrol's Violette (1978) and replaced her as the director's muse. See more »


Often the screen wife or lover of Jean-Pierre Cassel See more »

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