Catherine Deneuve

Actor, Model, Producer
A paradigm of Gallic beauty, Catherine Deneuve's flawless features and chilly onscreen persona made her the art house muse of Europe's greatest directors and an unrelenting object of desire for men the world over ... Read more »
Born: 10/21/1943 in Paris, FR

Filmography

Actor (119)

Hedonist 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Herself

3 Hearts 2015 (Movie)

The Mother (Actor)

Dans la cour 2015 (Movie)

Mathilde (Actor)

In the Name of My Daughter 2015 (Movie)

Renée Le Roux (Actor)

Le Tout Nouveau Testament 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

Abattre 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

On My Way 2014 (Movie)

Bettie (Actor)

Standing Tall 2014 (Movie)

The Judge (Actor)

Astérix et Obélix: Au Service de sa Majesté 2012 (Movie)

Queen Cordelia (Actor)

Beloved 2012 (Movie)

Madeleine 2 (Actor)

God Loves Caviar 2012 (Movie)

(Actor)

Lines of Wellington 2012 (Movie)

Severina (Actor)

The Big Picture 2012 (Movie)

Anne (Actor)

His Mother's Eyes 2011 (Movie)

(Actor)

Potiche 2011 (Movie)

Suzanne (Actor)

The Girl on the Train 2010 (Movie)

Louise (Actor)

Bancs publics 2009 (Movie)

(Actor)

Cyprien 2009 (Movie)

Vivianne (Actor)

Hidden Diary 2009 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Christmas Tale 2008 (Movie)

Junon (Actor)

I Want to See 2008 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Mes Stars et moi 2008 (Movie)

Solange Duvivier (Actor)

Apres Lui 2007 (Movie)

Camille (Actor)

Persepolis 2007 (Movie)

Voice of Marjane's Mother Tadji (Actor)

Changing Times 2006 (Movie)

Cecile (Actor)

Le Concile De Pierre 2006 (Movie)

Sybille (Actor)

Le Heros De La Famille 2006 (Movie)

Alice (Actor)

The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Kings and Queen 2005 (Movie)

Mme. Vasset (Actor)

Palais Royal! 2005 (Movie)

Eugenia (Actor)

A Talking Picture 2004 (Movie)

Delphine (Actor)

Dangerous Liaisons 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Francois Truffaut, An Autobiography 2004 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

8 Women 2002 (Movie)

Gaby (Actor)

I'm Going Home 2002 (Movie)

Marguerite (Actor)

Nearest To Heaven 2002 (Movie)

(Actor)

Tanguy 2002 (Movie)

(Actor)

Absolument fabuleux 2001 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Le Petit Poucet 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

The 10th Annual IFP Gotham Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The Musketeer 2001 (Movie)

The Queen of France (Actor)

Clouds 2000 (Movie)

(French language version) (Narrator)

Dancer in the Dark 2000 (Movie)

Kathy (Actor)

East-West 2000 (Movie)

Gabrielle Develay (Actor)

Place Vendôme 2000 (Movie)

Marianne (Actor)

Pola X 2000 (Movie)

Marie (Actor)

Roman Polanski: Reflections of Darkness 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Time Regained 2000 (Movie)

Odette de Forcheville (Actor)

Belle Maman 1999 (Movie)

Lea (Actor)

Night Wind 1999 (Movie)

Helene (Actor)

One Hundred and One Nights 1999 (Movie)

Actor for a Day (Actor)

The Book That Wrote Itself 1999 (Movie)

(cameo appearance) (Actor)

The Entertainment Business 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Genealogies d'un crime 1998 (Movie)

Solange (Actor)

The Young Girls of Rochefort 1998 (Movie)

Delphine Garnier (Actor)

Les Voleurs 1996 (Movie)

Marie (Actor)

Ma Saison Preferee 1996 (Movie)

Emilie (Actor)

The Convent 1995 (Movie)

Helene Padovic (Actor)

The Chess Game 1994 (Movie)

Marquise (Actor)

The Universe of Jacques Demy 1994 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

50th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The 65th Annual Academy Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Indochine 1992 (Movie)

Eliane (Actor)

Contre l'oubli 1991 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

La Reine Blanche 1991 (Movie)

Liliane Ripoche (Actor)

Helmut Newton: Frames From the Edge 1989 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

A Strange Place to Meet 1988 (Movie)

France (Actor)

Frequence meurtre 1988 (Movie)

Jeanne Quester (Actor)

Agent Trouble 1987 (Movie)

Amanda Weber (Actor)

Le Lieu du Crime 1987 (Movie)

Lili (Actor)

Pourvu que ce soit une fille 1986 (Movie)

Aunt Claudia (Actor)

Words and Music 1986 (Movie)

Margaux Marker (Actor)

Fort Saganne 1983 (Movie)

Louise Tissot (Actor)

The Hunger 1983 (Movie)

Miriam (Actor)

L' Africain 1982 (Movie)

Charlotte (Actor)

Le Bon Plaisir 1982 (Movie)

Claire (Actor)

Hotel des Ameriques 1981 (Movie)

Helene (Actor)

Le Choc 1981 (Movie)

Claire (Actor)

The Choice of Weapons 1981 (Movie)

Nicole (Actor)

The Last Metro 1981 (Movie)

Marion Steiner (Actor)

Reporters 1980 (Movie)

(Actor)

I Love You 1979 (Movie)

Alice (Actor)

A nous deux 1978 (Movie)

Francoise (Actor)

Courage Fuyons 1978 (Movie)

Eva Silver (Actor)

Ils sont grands ces petits 1978 (Movie)

Louise (Actor)

Ecoute Voir... 1977 (Movie)

Claude Alphand (Actor)

L' Argent des autres 1977 (Movie)

Cecile Rainier (Actor)

March Or Die 1977 (Movie)

Simone Picard (Actor)

The Beach House 1976 (Movie)

(Actor)

Anima Persa 1975 (Movie)

Elisa Stolz (Actor)

Hustle 1975 (Movie)

Nicole Britton (Actor)

Si c'etait a refaire 1975 (Movie)

Catherine (Actor)

Fatti di Gente Perbene 1974 (Movie)

Linda Murri (Actor)

Le Sauvage 1974 (Movie)

Nelly Chastellier (Actor)

L' Agression 1973 (Movie)

Sarah (Actor)

La Femme aux Bottes Rouges 1973 (Movie)

Francoise (Actor)

Zig-Zig 1973 (Movie)

Marie (Actor)

Don't Touch the White Woman! 1972 (Movie)

Marie-Helene (Actor)

Un Flic 1971 (Movie)

Cathy (Actor)

Ca n'arrive qu'aux autres 1970 (Movie)

Catherine (Actor)

La Cagna 1970 (Movie)

Liza (Actor)

Mississippi Mermaid 1970 (Movie)

Marion/Julie Roussel (Actor)

Tristana 1970 (Movie)

Tristana (Actor)

Donkey Skin 1969 (Movie)

Peau d'ane (Actor)

Heartbeat 1969 (Movie)

Lucile (Actor)

Langlois 1969 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

The April Fools 1969 (Movie)

Catherine Gunther (Actor)

Benjamin, or the Diary of an Innocent Young Man 1968 (Movie)

Anne DeClecy (Actor)

Mayerling 1968 (Movie)

Baroness Maria Vetsera (Actor)

Belle de Jour 1967 (Movie)

Severine Serizy (Actor)

The Worlds's Most Beautiful Swindles 1967 (Movie)

("L'homme qui vendit la tour eiffel") (Actor)

La Vie de Chateau 1965 (Movie)

Marie (Actor)

Repulsion 1965 (Movie)

Carol Ledoux (Actor)

Les Creatures 1964 (Movie)

Mylene (Actor)

Man Hunt 1964 (Movie)

Denise (Actor)

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg 1964 (Movie)

Genevieve Emery (Actor)

Vice and Virtue 1963 (Movie)

Justine (Actor)
Music (2)

Dancer in the Dark 2000 (Movie)

("Cvalda") (Song Performer)

Courage Fuyons 1978 (Movie)

("Amsterdam Girl") (Song Performer)
Producer (1)

A Strange Place to Meet 1988 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

A paradigm of Gallic beauty, Catherine Deneuve's flawless features and chilly onscreen persona made her the art house muse of Europe's greatest directors and an unrelenting object of desire for men the world over. Though her talent was undisputed, it was often overshadowed by her extraordinary beauty. Any doubts that she was fated to be a star were dispelled once Jacques Demy cast her in his critically acclaimed feature film musical "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" (1964). Three years later, the French actress became an international movie star after starring as a bored housewife who fulfills her sexual fantasies while working as an afternoon call girl in Luis Bunuel's classic, "Belle de Jour" (1967). Living a glamorous life filled with more than its share of drama and passion, the great beauty proved herself a great artist as well, particularly as she aged and played down that which had made her famous.

Relationships

Milo

Grandson
Born December 31, 1996 son of Chiara Mastroianni and Pierre Torreton

Anna

Granddaughter
Born April 22, 2003 daughter of Chiara Mastroianni and Benjamin Biolay

David Bailey

Husband
Married from 1965-1972

Igor Divetain-Vadim

Grandson
Born in 1987 son of Christian Vadim and Hortense Divetain

Francoise Dorleac Actor

Sister
Born in 1942 killed in a car crash in 1967 appeared with Deneuve in several films, including "The Young Girls of Rochefort" (1967)

Maurice Dorleac

Father
French

Renee Dorleac

Mother
French was the French voice of Esther Williams

Danielle Dorleac

Sister

Sylvie Dorleac

Sister

Pierre Lescure

Companion
Together c. 1984 to c. 1991

Chiara Mastroianni Actor

Daughter
Born May 28, 1972 father, Marcello Mastroianni co-starred with her mother in the film "Ma Saison Preferee" (1993)

Marcello Mastroianni Actor

Companion
Together from 1971 to 1975 father of Chiara

Francois Truffaut Actor

Companion

Roger Vadim Actor

Companion
Met in 1961 father of Christian

Christian Vadim

Son
Born in 1963 father, Roger Vadim

Lou Vadim

Granddaughter
Born in 2010 daughter of Christian Vadim and Caroline Buffatini

Milestones

2007

Voiced the mother in "Persepolis"; Marjane Satrapi's animated film based on the graphic novel of the same name

2005

Published her diary A l'ombre de moi-meme/In My Shadow; Deneuve writes about her experiences shooting the films "Indochine" and "Dancer in the Dark"

2004

Starred in Manoel de Oliveira's "Um Filme Falado/A Talking Picture"

2002

Had featured role in comedy "8 Women"

2000

Appeared in award-winning drama "Dancer in the Dark" starring Bjork

1998

Earned praise for her performance as a jeweler's widow in "Place Vendome"

1996

Reteamed with Techine for "Les Voleurs/Thieves"

1995

Starred in Manoel de Oliveira's "The Convent"

1993

Co-starred in Techine's "Ma saison preferee/My Favorite Season" (released in the USA in 1996)

1992

Received Best Actress Oscar nomination for "Indochine"

1988

First film as producer (also actress), "Drole d'endroit pour une rencontre/A Strange Place to Meet"

1985

Profile chosen as the model for the symbol of the French Republic, "Marianne" (a statuette of which is displayed in every city and town hall in the country)

1983

Appeared opposite Susan Sarandon in the vampire-themed "The Hunger"

1982

First of four films (to date) with Andre Techine, "Hotel des Ameriques"

1980

Reteamed with Truffaut for "The Last Metro"; first of six films with Gerard Depardieu

1975

Starred in "Le Sauvage"; directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau

1975

Returned to Hollywood to co-star opposite Burt Reynolds in "Hustle"

1973

Co-starred with Mastroianni in the Jacques Demy-directed "A Slightly Pregnant Man"

1970

First of five films with Marcello Mastroianni, "It Only Happens to Others"

1969

Third film with Demy, "Peau d'anne/Donkey Skin"

1968

First Hollywood film, "The April Fools"

1968

Played dual role in Francois Truffaut's "The Mississippi Mermaid"

1967

Cast as a bored housewife who becomes a call girl in Luis Bunuel's "Belle de Jour"

1967

Reteamed with Demy for the musical "Les Demoiselles of Rochefort/The Young Girls of Rochefort"; starred with her sister Francoise Dorleac, playing twin sisters

1965

English language debut in Roman Polanski's "Repulsion"

1964

Starred in Jacques Demy's award-winning musical "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg"

1959

Film acting debut in "Les Petits Chats" (billed as Catherine Dorleac)

1956

First film appearance (a bit part) in "Les Collegiennes" (billed as Catherine Dorleac)

Bonus Trivia

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She has her own line of beauty products, Deneuve perfumes

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"I like American movies. I would very much like to work with Woody Allen or Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, Jonathan Demme. And I'm sure there are others." - Catherine Deneuve quoted in The Boston Globe, Sep. 27, 1998

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"I started out working so young. I was very much of a dreamer, then I went into active life. In between, I'm not sure I had those hopes [about romance]. I was quite successful very young. I think my hopes were always on my personal and private life, on love." - Deneuve to New York Post, Aug. 17, 1998

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"I'm not as sophisticated as people think. I live as I am. That's how it is. Even if not at my best, I won't hide myself and stay in. I'm human and I have my days on and my days off." - Catherine Deneuve in New York Post, April 18, 1996

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"To be a part of a film is what I love more than anything else. If you don't love acting, it would be the most embarrassing thing to do. If I stopped loving acting I would quit and think of something else to do." - Deneuve to New York Newsday, June 29, 1995

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