Mélanie Laurent

Biography

Mélanie Laurent is a French actress, director, and writer, perhaps best known to international audiences for her role in Inglourious Basterds.

Laurent was born in Paris, the daughter of Annick, a ballerina, and Pierre Laurent, a voiceover actor. Laurent is Jewish, and has both Ashkenazi and Tunisian Sephardic ancestry. Her grandfather survived deportation by the Nazis.

Laurent had a long relationship with fellow French actor Julien Boisselier. She describes recording artist Damien Rice and Tarantino as her two "masters".

Mélanie Laurent is a French actress, director, and writer, perhaps best known to international audiences for her role in Inglourious Basterds.

Laurent was born in Paris, the daughter of Annick, a ballerina, and Pierre Laurent, a voiceover actor. Laurent is Jewish, and has both Ashkenazi and Tunisian Sephardic ancestry. Her grandfather survived deportation by the Nazis.

Laurent had a long relationship with fellow French actor Julien Boisselier. She describes recording artist Damien Rice and Tarantino as her two "masters".

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Gender Female

Known Credits 33

Birthday 1983-02-21

Place of Birth Paris, France

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Eternity as Mathilde
2015 Tomorrow
2015 By the Sea as Lea
2015 Boomerang as Agathe Rey
2014 Enemy as Mary
2014 Aloft as Jannia Ressmore
2013 Now You See Me as Alma Dray
2013 Night Train to Lisbon as Young Estefania
2011 The Adopted as Lisa
2011 Requiem for a Killer as Lucrèce
2011 The Day I Saw Your Heart as Justine Dhrey
2010 Beginners as Anna
2010 The Round Up as Annette Monod
2009 The Concert as Anne-Marie Jacquet
2009 Inglourious Basterds as Shosanna Dreyfus / Emmanuelle Mimieux
2009 Every Jack has a Jill as Chloe
2008 The Business Trip as Réceptioniste de Hôtel
2008 Paris as Laetitia
2008 Le Tueur as Stella
2007 Room of Death as Lucie Hennebelle
2007 Hidden Love as Sophie
2006 Don't Worry, I'm Fine as Lili
2006 Dikkenek as Natacha
2006 Days of Glory as Margueritte village Vosges
2005 Rice Rhapsody as Sabine
2005 The Beat That My Heart Skipped as La petite amie de Minskov
2004 The Last Day as Louise
2004 Une Vie à t'attendre as la jeune fille à l'usine
2003 Jean Moulin, une affaire française as Alice Arguel (jeune)
2002 Summer Things as Carole
1999 The Bridge as Lisbeth

Directing

2015 Tomorrow … Director
2014 Breathe … Director
2011 The Adopted … Director
2008 De moins en moins … Director

Writing

2014 Breathe … Screenplay
2011 The Adopted … Screenplay

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