Biography

Irène Marie Jacob (born 15 July 1966) is a French-born Swiss actress considered one of the preeminent French actresses of her generation. Jacob gained international recognition and acclaim through her work with Polish film director Krzysztof Kieslowski, who cast her in the lead role of The Double Life of Véronique and Three Colors: Red. She came to represent an image of European sophistication, through her "classic beauty and thoughtful, almost melancholic style of acting."

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Irène Marie Jacob (born 15 July 1966) is a French-born Swiss actress considered one of the preeminent French actresses of her generation. Jacob gained international recognition and acclaim through her work with Polish film director Krzysztof Kieslowski, who cast her in the lead role of The Double Life of Véronique and Three Colors: Red. She came to represent an image of European sophistication, through her "classic beauty and thoughtful, almost melancholic style of acting."

Description above from the Wikipedia article Irène Jacob, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 49

Birthday 1966-07-15

Place of Birth Suresnes, France

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Patrick Melrose(5 episodes) as Jacqueline D'Alantour
2017 Dark as Michelle Zubarain
2017 La habitación
2017 Angela Merkel, une histoire allemande as Narrator
2017 Two Snails Set Off as (voice)
2016 Eternity as Mère de Gabrielle
2015 Sayonara
2015 Arnaud fait son 2ème film as Chloé
2014 Dying of the Light as Michelle Zuberain
2014 Salaud, on t'aime as Printemps Kaminsky
2014 Les Enfants rouges
2013 The Man Who Made Angels Fly as Herself
2013 Amore carne
2012 La solitude du pouvoir as Laurence
2010 Rio Sex Comedy as Irène
2009 Déchaînées as Aurore
2009 The French Kissers as La mère d'Aurore
2008 The Dust of Time as Eleni
2007 The Inner Life of Martin Frost as Claire Martin
2007 Fallen Heroes
2006 The Education of Fairies as Ingrid
2004 Battle of the Brave as Angélique de Roquebrune
2004 Autumn as Michelle
2004 The Pornographer: A Love Story as Anna
2003 A Discussion on Kieślowski: The Early Years as Herself
2003 The Legend of Princess Parva as Parva's Mother (voix)
2002 Mille millièmes as Julie
2001 Four Play as Fiona Delgrazia
2001 Letter from an Unknown Woman as Rose
2000 L'affaire Marcorelle
1999 Spy Games as Natasha Scriabina / Anna Belinka
1999 My Life So Far as Aunt Heloise
1999 The Big Brass Ring as Cela Brandini
1998 American Cuisine as Gabrielle Boyer
1998 U.S. Marshals as Marie Bineaux, Mark's Girlfriend
1997 Incognito as Prof. Marieke van den Broeck
1996 Victory as Alma
1995 Othello as Desdemona
1995 All Men Are Mortal as Regina
1995 Runaways as Prune
1995 Beyond the Clouds as La futura suora
1994 Three Colors: Red as Valentine Dussaut
1993 The Prediction as Ludmila Egorova
1993 The Secret Garden as Mary's Mother / Lilias Craven
1992 Le moulin de Daudet as Mme Daudet
1991 The Double Life of Véronique as Weronika/Véronique
1989 Erreur de Jeunesse
1989 Gang of Four as Marine
1987 Au Revoir les Enfants as Mlle Davenne

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