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Catherine Deneuve

Actor
Female
Born Oct 22, 1943
Age 70
Hometown Paris, France
Religion Roman Catholic
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Nationality French
Other Names Catherine Fabienn...
Eye Color Hazel

Catherine Deneuve is a French actress. She gained recognition for her portrayal of aloof and mysterious beauties in films such as Repulsion (1965) and Belle de jour (1967). Deneuve was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1993 for her performance in Indochine; she also won César Awards for that film and The Last Metro (1980).… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1943 Birth Born on October 22, 1943.

TEENAGE

1960 16 Years Old In 1960, as she began to work continuously, she took her mother's maiden name (Deneuve) to use as her own professionally in order to differentiate herself from her elder sister, Françoise Dorléac, who was using their father's name.

TWENTIES

1964 - 1965 2 More Events
1966 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Deneuve's underused comic skills were employed in Jean-Paul Rappeneau's 1966 film La Vie de château.
1967 23 Years Old In 1967, she reunited with director Demy for the musical Les Demoiselles de Rochefort with her sister Dorléac—who was killed in a car accident shortly before the film's release. … Read More
1972 28 Years Old They divorced in 1972 but remain friends, and Deneuve has since been quoted as saying "Marriage is obsolete and a trap." … Read More

THIRTIES

1975 31 Years Old The couple split in 1975 but remained friends.
1983 39 Years Old …  Her most famous English-speaking role was as a bisexual Manhattan vampire in her third Hollywood film, the 1983 Tony Scott cult favorite The Hunger, which brought her a significant lesbian following due to her love scene with Susan Sarandon.

FORTIES

1987 43 Years Old Deneuve has four grandchildren. She became a grandmother for the first time at age 43 in September 1987, when Christian's 18-year-old girlfriend gave birth to their son Igor. … Read More
1992 48 Years Old In 1992, Deneuve starred opposite Vincent Perez in the romantic drama Indochine, for which she which won a second César Award and received an Academy Award nomination as Best Actress; Deneuve is one of the distinct few to receive an Oscar nomination for a non-English speaking role. … Read More

FIFTIES

1996 - 1998 3 More Events
1999 55 Years Old In 1999 Deneuve appeared in five films, including: Est-Ouest, Le temps retrouvé, and Pola X.
2000 56 Years Old In 2000, her part in Lars von Trier's musical drama Dancer in the Dark alongside eccentric Icelandic singer Björk was subject to considerable critical scrutiny; the film was selected for the Palme d'Or at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.
2001 57 Years Old In 2001, Deneuve starred in The Musketeer, her fourth and most recent Hollywood film to date. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2005 61 Years Old In 2005, Deneuve published her diary A l'ombre de moi-meme ("In My Own Shadow", published in English as Close Up and Personal: The Private Diaries of Catherine Deneuve); in it she writes about her experiences shooting the films Indochine and Dancer in the Dark.
…  In 2006, Deneuve became the third inspiration for the M•A•C Beauty Icon series.
2007 63 Years Old 1 More Event
Deneuve began appearing in the new Louis Vuitton luggage advertisements in 2007. … Read More
2011 67 Years Old Deneuve is a longtime cigarette smoker and has expressed her frustration with the increasing bans on smoking. During a press conference held in a Madrid hotel in March 2011 to promote Potiche, she was told to put out her cigarette and refused by saying she would pay the fine instead. "I think it is all very excessive", Deneuve told reporters. … Read More
2012 68 Years Old In 2012, Deneuve appeared in the musical Les Bien-aimés, in which she acts alongside her real-life daughter Chiara Mastroianni. … Read More
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