French cuties

by cooks-2 | created - 01 Dec 2011 | updated - 08 Sep 2012 | Public

1. Déborah François

Actress | Populaire

The daughter of a police officer and a social worker and the middle of three siblings, Déborah François was cast by the Dardenne brothers in L'enfant in 2005 while she was in high school. Between the ages of 10 to 16 François had taken acting classes but she did not expect to make acting her career...

2. Adèle Haenel

Actress | Les combattants

Adèle Haenel was born on January 1, 1989 in Paris, France. She is an actress, known for Les combattants (2014), House of Tolerance (2011) and Naissance des pieuvres (2007).

3. Clémence Poésy

Actress | In Bruges

Clémence Poésy was born Clémence Guichard in Paris in 1982. She took her mother's maiden name, Poésy, as her stage name. She attended an alternative school for most of her education, but spent her last year at L'École alsacienne.

She trained at the "Conservatoire National Supérieur d'Art Dramatique",...

4. Louise Bourgoin

Actress | Je suis un soldat

Louise Bourgoin was born on November 28, 1981 in Vannes, Morbihan, France as Ariane Bourgoin. She is an actress, known for Je suis un soldat (2015), La fille de Monaco (2008) and Les aventures extraordinaires d'Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010).

5. Mélanie Thierry

Actress | The Zero Theorem

Mélanie Thierry was born on July 17, 1981 in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Yvelines, France. She is an actress, known for The Zero Theorem (2013), Babylon A.D. (2008) and The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch (2008).

6. Léa Seydoux

Actress | La vie d'Adèle

French actress Léa Seydoux was born in 1985 in Paris, France, to Valérie Schlumberger, a philanthropist, and Henri Seydoux, a businessman. Her grandfather, Jérôme Seydoux, is chairman of Pathé, and her father is a great-grandson of businessman and inventor Marcel Schlumberger (her mother also ...

7. Mélanie Laurent

Actress | Inglourious Basterds

Mélanie Laurent was born in Paris, France. She is the daughter of Annick, a ballet teacher, and Pierre, a voice actor, who is most recognized for the French version of The Simpsons (1989). She has a younger brother, Mathieu, and has both Sephardi Jewish (from Tunisia) and Ashkenazi Jewish (from ...

8. Lizzie Brocheré

Actress | Full Contact

Lizzie Brocheré was born on March 22, 1985 in Paris, France. She is an actress, known for Full Contact (2015), Rings (2017) and American Translation (2011).

9. Léopoldine Serre

Actress | Ronin

Léopoldine Serre was born on July 14, 1988. She is an actress and director, known for Ronin (1998), Les misérables (2000) and Ponette (1996).

10. Roxane Mesquida

Actress | Rubber

French/American actress, Roxane Mesquida grew up in Le Pradet, a little town in the South of France. At the age of 11, while walking with her mother, writer Francoise Mesquida, she was spotted by director Manuel Pradal who cast her in Mary from the Bay of Angels (Marie Baie de Anges). In 1998, she ...

11. Mylène Jampanoï

Actress | Martyrs

Mylène Jampanoï was born on July 12, 1980 in Aix-en-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. She is an actress, known for Martyrs (2008), Hereafter (2010) and 36th Precinct (2004). She was previously married to Milind Soman.

12. Louise Grinberg

Actress | Entre les murs

Louise Grinberg is an actress, known for The Class (2008), 17 filles (2011) and Respire (2014).

13. Pauline Etienne

Actress | La religieuse

Pauline Etienne was born on June 26, 1989 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for La religieuse (2013), Qu'un seul tienne et les autres suivront (2009) and Tokyo Fiancée (2014).

14. Anaïs Demoustier

Actress | L'enfance du mal

Anaïs Demoustier was born on September 29, 1987. She is an actress, known for L'enfance du mal (2010), Les neiges du Kilimandjaro (2011) and Une nouvelle amie (2014).

15. Adélaïde Leroux

Actress | Home

Adélaïde Leroux was born on December 30, 1982 in Béthune, Pas-de-Calais, France. She is an actress, known for Home (2008), Flandres (2006) and Uchronia (2016).