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Catherine Deneuve

Catherine Deneuve (born October 22, 1943) is a French actress, born in Paris, France.

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She made her movie debut as early in 1957, when she was still a teenager. She played several small parts in minor films. Her breakthroughs came with the musical film Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) (Jacques Demy[?], 1964), the late Surrealist masterpiece Belle de Jour (Luis Buñuel, 1967) and the Franco-English production Repulsion (Roman Polanski, 1964).

She won the Cesar Award for Best Actess in 1981 for her performance in Le Dernier métro. She won the Cesar Award for Best Actress a second time for her starring role in the 1992 film, Indochine and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for the same performance.

She is a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador.

In addition to her two wins, she was also nominated for a Cesar Award for her role in:

  • 1999 - Place Vendôme
  • 1997 - Les Voleurs
  • 1994 - Ma saison préférée
  • 1989 - Drôle d'endroit pour une rencontre
  • 1988 - Agent trouble
  • 1982 - Hôtel des Amériques
  • 1976 - Le Sauvage

A partial filmography:

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