Marion Cotillard

Cotillard in 2019 Marion Cotillard (; born 30 September 1975) is a French actress. She has appeared in independent films and blockbusters in both European and Hollywood productions and her accolades include an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, two César Awards, a European Film Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Lumières Award. She became a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters in France in 2010, and was promoted to Officer in 2016, the same year she was named a Knight of the Legion of Honour. She has served as a spokeswoman for Greenpeace since 2001. She was the face of the Lady Dior handbag for nine years, and since 2020, she is the face of the fragrance Chanel No. 5.

Cotillard started acting as a child in theatre and in TV films. She had her first English-language role in the TV series ''Highlander'' (1993), and made her feature film debut in ''The Story of a Boy Who Wanted to Be Kissed'' (1994). Her breakthrough came in the successful French film ''Taxi'' (1998), which earned her a César Award nomination for Most Promising Actress. She made her Hollywood debut in ''Big Fish'' (2003), and won her first César Award for Best Supporting Actress for ''A Very Long Engagement'' (2004). She had her major English-language role up to that point in ''A Good Year'' (2006). For her portrayal of French singer Édith Piaf in (2007), Cotillard won her second César Award, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Lumières Award and the Academy Award for Best Actress, becoming the first and (as of 2024) only actor to win an Academy Award for a French-language performance, and also the second actress to have won this award for a non-English language performance.

Cotillard earned several critics' awards for ''The Immigrant'' (2013) and ''Two Days, One Night'' (2014), three more Golden Globe nominations for ''Nine'' (2009), ''Rust and Bone'' (2012), and ''Annette'' (2021), and received a second Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for ''Two Days, One Night'' in 2015, her second nomination for a French-language film, becoming one of only seven actors to receive multiple Academy Award nominations for non-English language performances. She has continued to star in major English-language films such as ''Public Enemies'' (2009), ''Inception'' (2010), ''Contagion'' (2011), ''Midnight in Paris'' (2011), ''The Dark Knight Rises'' (2012), ''Macbeth'' (2015), ''Allied'' (2016), ''Annette'' (2021), and ''Lee'' (2023).

Cotillard has played Joan of Arc on stage in several countries between 2005 and 2022 in the oratorio ''Joan of Arc at the Stake''. She has narrated several documentaries and provided voice acting for the animated films ''The Little Prince'' (2015), ''April and the Extraordinary World'' (2015), the French version of ''Minions'' (2015), ''Charlotte'' (2021), and ''The Inventor'' (2023). Her other notable French, Belgian and Canadian films include ''La Belle Verte'' (1996), ''Pretty Things'' (2001), ''Love Me If You Dare'' (2003), ''Dikkenek'' (2006), ''Little White Lies'' (2010), ''It's Only the End of the World'' (2016), and ''Little Girl Blue'' (2023). Provided by Wikipedia
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