Charlotte Gainsbourg

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Charlotte Gainsbourg was born in London, England in 1971. She is an Anglo-French actress and singer. The daughter of English singer and actress Jane Birkin and French songwriter, singer and actor Serge Gainsbourg, she was raised in Paris. Charlotte made her motion picture debut in 1984. In 1986, Charlotte won a César Award for "Most Promising ... See full bio »

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  An Ocean Apart (pre-production)
Simone De Beauvoir
  Alphonse (TV Series) (filming)
 2022 En thérapie (TV Series)
Claire Brunet / Claire
- Episode #2.35 (2022) ... Claire Brunet
- Episode #2.30 (2022) ... Claire Brunet
 2022 The Passengers of the Night
Elisabeth Davies
 2021 The Accusation
Claire Farel
 2021 Sundown
Alice Bennett
 2021 French Water (Short)
 2021 Suzanna Andler
Suzanna Andler
 2020 Call My Agent! (TV Series)
Charlotte Gainsbourg
- Charlotte (2020) ... Charlotte Gainsbourg
 2019 My Dog Stupid
Cécile Mohen
 2019 Lux Æterna
Charlotte Gainsbourg
 2018 Charlotte Gainsbourg: Sylvia Says (Music Video)
Charlotte Gainsbourg
 2018 I Think We're Alone Now
 2017 Promise at Dawn
Nina Kacew
 2017 The Snowman
 2017 Ismael's Ghosts
 2016 Dark Crimes
 2016 Norman
Alexandra (Alex) Green
 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence
Catherine Marceaux
 2016 The Jews
Mathilde Bensoussan
 2014 Samba
 2014 3 Hearts
Sylvie Berger
 2014 Misunderstood
Yvonne Casella, la madre
 2014 His Wife
Catherine de Rosa
 2014 Jacky in the Kingdom of Women
La colonelle
 2012/III Do Not Disturb
 2011 Melancholia
 2010/I The Tree
 2009 Charlotte Gainsbourg Feat. Beck: Heaven Can Wait (Music Video short)
Charlotte Gainsbourg
 2009 Persécution
 2009 Antichrist
 2009 The City of Your Final Destination
Arden Langdon
 2008 Charlotte Gainsbourg: Beauty Mark (Music Video)
Charlotte Gainsbourg
 2008 My Heart Laid Bare (Short)
 2007 I'm Not There
 2007 Charlotte Gainsbourg: The Operation (Music Video)
Charlotte Gainsbourg
 2006 Golden Door
Lucy Reed
 2006 The Science of Sleep
 2005 Lemming
Bénédicte Getty
 2004 Une star internationale (Short)
Charlotte Gainsbourg
 2004 Happily Ever After
 2003 21 Grams
Mary Rivers
 2001 My Wife Is an Actress
 2001 Felix and Lola
 2000 Les misérables (TV Mini Series)
- Quatrième épisode (2000) ... Fantine (credit only)
- Troisième épisode (2000) ... Fantine (credit only)
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Fantine
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Fantine
 2000 Nuremberg (TV Mini Series)
Marie Claude Vaillant-Couturier
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Marie Claude Vaillant-Couturier
 2000 Passionnément
Alice Almeida
 1999 The Log
Milla Robin
 1999 The Intruder
Catherine Girard
 1996 Love, etc.
 1996 Anna Oz
Anna Oz
 1996 Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre
 1994 Dead Tired
Charlotte Gainsbourg
 1993 The Cement Garden
 1992 Lover
 1991 In the Eyes of the World
Juliette Mangin
 1991 Merci La Vie
Camille Pelleveau
 1990 Night Sun
 1988 The Little Thief
Janine Castang
 1988 Jane B. for Agnes V.
La fille de J.
 1988 Kung-Fu Master!
 1986 Charlotte for Ever
Charlotte / daughter
 1985 L'effrontée
Charlotte Castang
 1985 La tentation d'Isabelle
 1984 Serge Gainsbourg and Charlotte Gainsbourg: Lemon Incest (Music Video short)
 1984 Paroles et musique
Charlotte Marker
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Other Works:

Badly Drawn Boy (aka "Badly Drawn Boy") invited her to sing on the album "Have You Fed the Fish?" in 2002. See more »

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5 Interviews | 10 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 8" (1.73 m)


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I went on television and I wouldn't say a word; I feel so stupid when I watch them again. See more »


Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu engaged her in his movie 21 Grams (2003) because he was a fan of her father Serge Gainsbourg. But he said that he then "fell in love" with her. See more »


Often works with Lars von Trier

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