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Sophie Marceau

Actress + Director + Screenwriter + Author
Born Nov 17, 1966

Sophie Marceau is a French actress, director, screenwriter, and author. She has appeared in 38 films. As a teenager, Marceau achieved popularity with her debut films La boum (1980) and La boum 2 (1982), receiving a César Award for Most Promising Actress. She became a film star in Europe with a string of successful films, including L'étudiante (1988), Pacific Palisades (1990), and Fanfan (1993).… Read More

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    Yahoo News - Apr 30, 2015
  • Jake Gyllenhaal, Sienna Miller, Sophie Marceau On Cannes Jury
    Yahoo News - Apr 21, 2015
  • French Actress Sophie Marceau Promotes New Film In China
    Reuters.com - Dec 03, 2012
  • William Bradley: Skyfall In Perspective
    Huffington Post - Nov 16, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sophie Marceau.


1966 Birth Born on November 17, 1966.


1980 13 Years Old In February 1980, Marceau and her mother came across a model agency looking for teenagers. … Read More
1981 14 Years Old In 1981, Marceau made her singing debut with French singer François Valéry on record "Dream in Blue", written by Delanoë.
1982 15 Years Old In 1982, at the age of 15, Marceau bought back her contract with Gaumont for one million French francs. … Read More
1984 17 Years Old After starring in the sequel film La boum 2 (1982), Marceau focused on more dramatic roles, including Fort Saganne in 1984 with Gérard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve, Joyeuses Pâques (Happy Easter) in 1984, L'amour braque and Police in 1985, and Descente aux enfers (Descent Into Hell) in 1986.


1988 21 Years Old In 1988, she starred in L'étudiante (The Student) and Chouans! … Read More
1989 22 Years Old In 1989, Marceau starred in Mes nuits sont plus belles que vos jours (My Nights Are More Beautiful than your Days), which was directed by her long-time boyfriend Andrzej Zulawski.
1990 23 Years Old In 1990, she starred in Pacific Palisades and La note bleue, her third film directed by her companion.
1991 24 Years Old In 1991, she ventured into the theater in Eurydice, which earned Marceau the Moliere Award for Best Female Newcomer.
1993 26 Years Old Throughout the 1990s, Marceau began making less-dramatic films, such as the comedy Fanfan in 1993 and La fille de D'artagnan in 1994—both popular in Europe and abroad. … Read More
1995 28 Years Old Marceau achieved international recognition in 1995 as Princess Isabelle in Mel Gibson's Braveheart. … Read More


1997 - 1999 2 More Events
2000 33 Years Old In 2000, Marceau teamed up again with her then-boyfriend Andrzej Zulawski to film La fidélité. … Read More
2001 34 Years Old …  In 2001, Marceau separated from Żuławski and became involved with producer Jim Lemley and later gave birth to her second child, Juliette, born in London in 2002. … Read More
2002 35 Years Old In 2002, Marceau made her directorial debut in the feature film Parlez-moi d'amour, for which she was named Best Director at the Montreal World Film Festival.
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