Eva Green

Actress
With an ethereal beauty and emotional complexity, French actress Eva Green made an international breakthrough with her very first film, "The Dreamers" (2003), a controversial erotic drama that propelled her from unknown ... Read more »
Born: 07/04/1980 in Paris, FR

Filmography

Actor (20)

Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiars 2016 (Movie)

Miss Peregrine (Actor)

Penny Dreadful 2013 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

The Salvation 2015 (Movie)

Madeleine (Actor)

300: Rise of an Empire 2014 (Movie)

Artemisia (Actor)

Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For 2014 (Movie)

Ava Lord (Actor)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2012, 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

White Bird in a Blizzard 2014 (Movie)

Eve Connor (Actor)

Dark Shadows 2012 (Movie)

Angelique Bouchard (Actor)

Perfect Sense 2012 (Movie)

Susan (Actor)

Womb 2012 (Movie)

Rebecca (Actor)

Camelot 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

Cracks 2011 (Movie)

Miss G (Actor)

Franklyn 2009 (Movie)

Emilia/Sally (Actor)

The British Academy Film Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

The Golden Compass 2007 (Movie)

Serafina Pekkala (Actor)

Casino Royale 2006 (Movie)

Vesper Lynd (Actor)

Kingdom of Heaven 2005 (Movie)

Sibylla (Actor)

Arsene Lupin 2004 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Dreamers 2004 (Movie)

Isabelle (Actor)

In the Country of the Last Things (Movie)

Anne Blume (Actor)

Biography

With an ethereal beauty and emotional complexity, French actress Eva Green made an international breakthrough with her very first film, "The Dreamers" (2003), a controversial erotic drama that propelled her from unknown to sought-after actress. One of the first Hollywood directors to take notice of her daring performance was Ridley Scott, who cast her in the leading female role for his historical epic "Kingdom of Heaven" (2005), though her scenes were substantially reduced in the editing room. From there, she played Bond villainess Vesper Lynd in "Casino Royale" (2006) and was the witch queen in "The Golden Compass" (2007). But instead of continuing to play major roles in studio blockbusters, Green left Hollywood for Europe, where she made several smaller foreign films like "Franklyn" (2008), "Cracks" (2009) and "Womb" (2010). Making her television debut, she was the ruthless and ambitious Morgan on the short-lived "Camelot" (Starz, 2011), which gave a revisionist spin on the Arthurian tale. Eventually, she co-starred in Tim Burton's feature adaptation of the cult 1960s series "Dark Shadows" (2012), which marked Green's return to the Hollywood fold. Whether in small indies or major studio films, Green was a star whose talent and allure were unmistakable from the start.

Relationships

Walter Green

Father
Swedish

Joy Green

Sister
Born July 5, 1980 fraternal twin, born two minutes earlier

Marlene Jobert Actor

Mother
French

EDUCATION

Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art

Spent 10 weeks

Eva St. Paul

Paris
Enrolled at age 17

New York University

New York , New York
Trained at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts

Milestones

2012

Co-starred with Johnny Depp in Tim Burton's remake of the gothic soap opera "Dark Shadows"

2011

Cast opposite Ewan McGregor in romantic drama "Perfect Sense"

2011

Played sorceress Morgan le Fay in "Camelot" (Starz)

2007

Portrayed the witch Serafina Pekkala in the film adaptation of "The Golden Compass"

2006

Cast as Vesper Lynd opposite Daniel Craig's James Bond in "Casino Royale"

2005

Made U.S. film debut as Orlando Bloom's love interest in Ridley Scott's "Kingdom of Heaven"

2003

Starred in "Arsène Lupin" for director Jean-Paul Salomé

2003

Made film debut as Isabelle in Bernardo Bertolucci's "The Dreamers"

Bonus Trivia

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"It's more important to be famous than a good actor, which is quite bad, I think." – Green quoted in Movieline's Hollywood Life, May/June 2005

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"I love photo shots where I can be like a pinup, not myself," she says. "I hate it when you go in and they want you to be 'natural.'" – Green quoted in Vanity Fair magazine, November 2007

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"A lot of the films now are more focused on the visuals than on the actors. I think all directors should go to drama school." – Green quoted in Interview magazine, November 2008

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