Cécile de France
July 17, 1975
48 Years Old
|Known For||Awards winning films actress|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)|
|Children||Lino and Joy|
Cécile de France is a Belgian actress. After achieving success in French cinema hits such as L’Art (délicat) de la séduction (2001) and Irène (2002), she gained international attention for her lead roles in High Tension (2003) and Hereafter (2010). She won two César Awards for Most Promising Actress in L’Auberge espagnole (2002), and Best Supporting Actress in Les Poupées russes (2005). In addition, she also gained a huge fan following on her social sites, including her Instagram account.
She left Belgium at the age of 17 to go to Paris where she studied theatre for two years with actor Jean Paul Denizon, assistant to British director Peter Brook.
Her international breakthrough came with the horror film High Tension (2003, UK title: Switchblade Romance, US title: High Tension). She caught the attention of Hollywood producers and soon landed her first major role in a US feature, Around the World in 80 Days (2004), in which she starred alongside Jackie Chan and Steve Coogan.
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