Marie Gillain
Marie Gillain is a Belgian
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In 1996 Gillain received the Prix Romy Schneider
Prix Romy Schneider
The Prix Romy Schneider is the most prestigious award for promising upcoming actresses in the French film industry.It was initiated in 1984 by the French journalists Marlène and Eugène Moineau and is named after the actress Romy Schneider...

. She is single but has two daughters, Dune (born in 2004, from musician Martin Gamet) and Vega (born in 2009, from French-Italian actor Christopher Degli Esposti).

In popular culture

  • She was the heroine of the John Malkovich
    John Malkovich
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     play Hysteria in Chicago on December 1999.
  • She is a model for cosmetics brand Lancôme
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Brief filmography

  • Mon père ce héros (1991) - Véronique aka My Father the Hero
  • Un homme à la mer (TV) (1993) - Camille aka A Man at Sea
  • Marie (1994) - Marie
  • L'appât
    L'Appât is a 1995 French film directed by Bertrand Tavernier about two boys and a girl who commit a murder, with the girl acting as a 'bait'...

    (1995) - Nathalie aka The Bait
  • Le affinità elettive
    The Elective Affinities
    The Elective Affinities is a 1996 Italian-French comedy film directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani. It was screened out of competition at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival.-Cast:* Isabelle Huppert - Carlotta* Fabrizio Bentivoglio - Ottone...

    (1996) - Ottilia
  • Un air si pur (1997) - Julie d'Espard aka An Air So Pure
  • Le Bossu
    Le Bossu (1997 film)
    Le Bossu is a French swashbuckler film directed by Philippe de Broca, released in 1997...

    (1997) - Aurore
  • La cena (1998) - Allieva aka The Dinner
  • Harem Suare
    Harem Suare
    Harem Suare is a 1999 Turkish drama film directed by Ferzan Özpetek. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival.-Cast:* Marie Gillain - Safiye* Alex Descas - Nadir* Lucia Bosé - Old Safiye* Valeria Golino - Anita...

    (1999) - Safiye
  • Laissons Lucie faire! (2000) - Lucie
  • Barnie et ses petites contrariétés (2001) - Margot aka Barnie's Minor Annoyances
  • Absolument fabuleux
    Absolument fabuleux
    Absolument fabuleux is a French comedy film, released in 2001. Written and directed by Gabriel Aghion, the film was an adaptation of the British television comedy series Absolutely Fabulous....

    (2001) - Safrane aka Absolutely Fabulous
  • Laissez-passer (2002) - Olga aka Safe Conduct
  • Ni pour, ni contre (bien au contraire) (2003) – Caty aka Not for or Against
  • Tout le plaisir est pour moi (2004) - Louise aka The Pleasure Is All Mine
  • L'enfer (2005) - Anne aka Hell
  • La voix de Laura (TV) (2005) - Laura
  • Black Box (2006)
  • Ma vie n'est pas une comédie romantique (2007)
  • Les Femmes de l'Ombre
    Les Femmes de l'ombre
    Female Agents is a French film about female resistance fighters in the Second World War...

  • La très très grande entreprise
    La très très grande entreprise
    La très très grande entreprise is a French comedy film directed by Pierre Jolivet and released in France in November 2008...

  • Magique (2009)
  • Coco Before Chanel (2009)

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