Delphine Seyrig

Actor, Short-film director
Coolly elegant leading lady who graced several important international productions of the 1960s and 70s. Seyrig first came to prominence in Alain Resnais' stylish, labyrinthine "Last Year at Marienbad" (1961) and won a ... Read more »
Born: 04/10/1932 in Lebanon

Filmography

Actor (35)

Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles 2009 (Movie)

Jeanne Dielman (Actor)

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie 2000 (Movie)

Simone Thevenot (Actor)

In and Out of Fashion 1997 (Movie)

(Actor)

Golden Eighties 1992 (Movie)

Jeanne Schwartz (Actor)

Johanna d'Arc of Mongolia 1989 (Movie)

Lady Windermere (Actor)

Seven Women - Seven Sins 1986 (Movie)

("Superbia - Pride") (Actor)

Letters Home 1985 (Movie)

(Actor)

Dorian Gray im Speigel der Boulevardpresse 1983 (Movie)

Frau Dr Mabuse (Actor)

Le Grain de Sable 1982 (Movie)

(Actor)

Freak Orlando 1980 (Movie)

Helena Mueller (Actor)

Chere Inconnue 1979 (Movie)

Yvette (Actor)

Le Chemin Perdu 1979 (Movie)

(Actor)

Faces of Love 1978 (Movie)

(Actor)

Utkozben 1978 (Movie)

Barbara (Actor)

Baxter, Vera Baxter 1976 (Movie)

L'Inconnue (Actor)

Reperages 1976 (Movie)

Julie (Actor)

Caro Michele 1975 (Movie)

Adriana (Actor)

Der Letzte Schrei 1975 (Movie)

Simone (Actor)

Aloise 1974 (Movie)

Aloise (Actor)

India Song 1974 (Movie)

Anne-Marie Stretter (Actor)

Le Jardin Qui Bascule 1974 (Movie)

Kate (Actor)

The Black Windmill 1974 (Movie)

Ceil (Actor)

Dites-Le avec des fleurs 1973 (Movie)

Francoise (Actor)

Le Cri Du Coeur 1973 (Movie)

Wife (Actor)

The Day of the Jackal 1973 (Movie)

Colette (Actor)

A Doll's House 1972 (Movie)

Kristine Linde (Actor)

Le Journal D'Un Suicide 1971 (Movie)

Interpreter (Actor)

Daughters of Darkness 1970 (Movie)

Countess Elisabeth Bathory (Actor)

Donkey Skin 1969 (Movie)

Fairy (Actor)

Stolen Kisses 1969 (Movie)

Fabienne Tabard (Actor)

The Milky Way 1969 (Movie)

Prostitute (Actor)

Accident 1967 (Movie)

Francesca (Actor)

Mister Freedom 1967 (Movie)

Marie-Madeleine (Actor)

Muriel 1963 (Movie)

Helene Aughain (Actor)

Last Year at Marienbad 1962 (Movie)

A (Actor)
Director (1)

Sois belle et tais-toi 1976 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

Coolly elegant leading lady who graced several important international productions of the 1960s and 70s. Seyrig first came to prominence in Alain Resnais' stylish, labyrinthine "Last Year at Marienbad" (1961) and won a best actress award at Venice for her role in his "Muriel" (1963). Her aloof charm was well used by directors Francois Truffaut, Joseph Losey and Luis Bunuel.

Relationships

Jack Youngerman

Husband
father of Seyrig's one son

EDUCATION

Actors Studio

New York , New York

Comedie de Saint-Etienne

studied with Jean Daste

Centre Dramatique de l'Est

studied with Michel de Saint-Denis

Milestones

1989

Among last features was the Ulrike Ottinger film, "Johanna d'Arc of Mongolia/Joan of Arc of Mongolia"

1977

Feature directorial debut, "Soi belle et tais-toi"

1972

Broadway debut opposite Richard Benjamin in "The Little Black Book" (directed by Milos Forman)

1961

Returned to France, appeared in first professional film, "Last Year at Marienbad"

1958

Film debut in Robert Frank's "Pull My Daisy" (16mm underground film)

1956

Spent time in the USA

1954

First notable stage role as "Ondine" at Theatre des Nations

1952

Began stage career in Paris

Directed several experimental video shorts in the 1970s

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