Stéphane Audran

This delicately beautiful blonde French actress became an star, gaining prominence with starring roles in films directed by her second husband, Claude Chabrol. Born as Colette Suzanne Dacheville, she adapted her stage ... Read more »
Born: 11/08/1932 in Versailles, , FR


Actor (78)

Six Figures 2014 (Movie)


The Girl From Monaco 2009 (Movie)

Edith Lasalle (Actor)

My Wife Maurice 2004 (Movie)


J'ai faim !!! 2001 (Movie)


Le Pique-nique de Lulu Kreutz 2000 (Movie)

Lulu Kreutz (Actor)

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie 2000 (Movie)

Alice Senechal (Actor)

Belle Maman 1999 (Movie)


Les Bonnes Femmes 1999 (Movie)

Ginette (Actor)

Madeline 1998 (Movie)

Lady Covington (Actor)

The Son of Gascogne 1998 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Arlette 1997 (Movie)


Au petit Marguery 1996 (Movie)

Josephine (Actor)

Maximum Risk 1996 (Movie)

Chantal (Actor)

Betty 1993 (Movie)

Laure (Actor)

The Turn of the Screw 1991 (Movie)

Mrs Grose (Actor)

La Messe en si mineur 1990 (Movie)

Madame Villegrain (Actor)

Il Nido del ragno 1989 (Movie)


Manika 1989 (Movie)

Sister Ananda (Actor)

Quiet Days in Clichy 1989 (Movie)

Adrienne (Actor)

Sons 1989 (Movie)

Florence (Actor)

Babette's Feast 1988 (Movie)

Babette Hersant (Actor)

Corps z'a corps 1988 (Movie)

Edna Chabert (Actor)

Les Predateurs de la nuit 1988 (Movie)


Les Saisons du plaisir 1988 (Movie)

Bernadette (Actor)

La Cage aux folles III: "Elles" se marient 1986 (Movie)

Matrimonia (Actor)

Suivez mon regard 1986 (Movie)


Ernest Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises" 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)


La Gitane 1984 (Movie)

Brigitte (Actor)

La Nuit Magique 1984 (Movie)

Janice (Actor)

Poulet au Vinaigre 1984 (Movie)

Madame Cuno (Actor)

The Blood of Others 1983 (Movie)

Gigi Grandjouan (Actor)

Thieves After Dark 1983 (Movie)

Isabelle's Mother (Actor)

La Scarlatine 1982 (Movie)


Coup de Torchon 1981 (Movie)

Huguette Cordier (Actor)

Le Choc 1981 (Movie)

Madame Falques (Actor)

Mortelle Randonnee 1981 (Movie)


Paradis pour tous 1981 (Movie)

Edith (Actor)

The Big Red One 1980 (Movie)

Walloon (Actor)

Le Coeur a l'Envers 1979 (Movie)

Jeanne (Actor)

Le Gagnant 1978 (Movie)

Helene Dupre-Granval (Actor)

Le Soleil en face 1978 (Movie)

Genevieve (Actor)

Silver Bears 1978 (Movie)

Shireen Firdausi (Actor)

Violette 1978 (Movie)

Germaine Noziere (Actor)

Eagle's Wing 1977 (Movie)

The Widow (Actor)

Les Liens de sang 1976 (Movie)

Mrs Lowrey (Actor)

Mort d'un pourri 1976 (Movie)

Christiane (Actor)

The Devil's Advocate 1976 (Movie)

Anne--Contessa DiSanctis (Actor)

And Then There Were None 1975 (Movie)

Ilona Bergen (Actor)

The Black Bird 1975 (Movie)

Anna Kemidov (Actor)

Le Cri Du Coeur 1973 (Movie)

Claire (Actor)

Vincent, Francois, Paul... et les Autres 1973 (Movie)

Catherine (Actor)

Les Noces Rouges 1972 (Movie)

Lucienne (Actor)

Le Boucher 1971 (Movie)

Mademoiselle Helene (Actor)

Un Meurtre est un Meurtre 1971 (Movie)

Marie-Anne (Actor)

Aussi Loin Que L'Amour 1970 (Movie)

Wife (Actor)

Juste avant la nuit 1970 (Movie)

Helen (Actor)

Sans Mobile Apparent 1970 (Movie)

Helen (Actor)

La Femme Infidele 1969 (Movie)

Helene Desvallees (Actor)

La Rupture 1969 (Movie)

Helene (Actor)

The Champagne Murders 1968 (Movie)

Jacqueline (Actor)

La Ligne de Demarcation 1966 (Movie)

Wife (Actor)

Les Biches 1966 (Movie)

Frederique (Actor)

Marie-Chantal Contre le Docteur Kha 1965 (Movie)

Olga (Actor)

Six in Paris 1964 (Movie)

The Wife (Actor)

Bluebeard 1961 (Movie)

Fernande Segret (Actor)

L' Oeil du Malin 1961 (Movie)

Helene (Actor)

Les Godelureaux 1961 (Movie)


The Sign of Leo 1960 (Movie)


Les Cousins 1958 (Movie)

Francoise (Actor)

Brideshead Revisited (Tv Show)


Champagne Charlie (TV Show)


Devil's Advocate (TV Show)


Faceless (TV Show)


Mistral's Daughter (TV Show)


Weep No More My Lady (TV Show)



This delicately beautiful blonde French actress became an star, gaining prominence with starring roles in films directed by her second husband, Claude Chabrol. Born as Colette Suzanne Dacheville, she adapted her stage name of Stephane Audran in the mid-1950s. A doctor's daughter, she was born and raised in Versailles and began her acting career onstage and in a short film directed by Eric Rohmer. Audran entered features in 1957 with a small role in Herve Bromberger's gangster-themed "La Bonne tisane/Good Medicine/Kill or Cure." After being introduced to Chabrol by Gerard Blain and Jean-Claude Brialy, the actress asked for a part in the director's next film; the result was a supporting role in "Les Cousins" (1959) but it marked the beginning of a their on and off screen relationships. Even after their marriage ended, the actress and the director continued to work together.


Jeanne Dacheville


Claude Chabrol Director

Married in 1964 divorced 1980 directed Audran in over 20 films

Thomas Chabrol

father, Claude Chabrol

Corneille Dacheville


Jean-Louis Trintignant

brief marriage


Lycee Lamartine


studied acting with Charles Dullin, Rene Simon, Tania Balachova and Michel Vitold



Appeared in supporting role in Ringo Lam's "Maximum Risk", starring Jean-Claude Van Damme


Starred as Babette in Gabriel Axel's Oscar-winning foreign film "Babette's Feast"


Co-starred in the HBO film "The Blood of Others", directed by Claude Chabrol


Had featured role as Cara, the mistress of Lord Marchmain (Laurence Olivier) in the British miniseries "Brideshead Revisited"


Earned Best Supporting Actress Cesar for her portrayal of Isabelle Huppert's mother in "Violette Noziere"


Began appearing in English-language roles in "The Black Bird" and "And Then There Were None/Ten Little Indians"


Co-starred in Luis Bunuel's Oscar-winning "Le Charme discret de la Bourgeoisie/The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie"


Recieved further attention for her performance in Chabrol's "Le Boucher/The Butcher"


Had breakthrough leading role in Chabrol's "Les Biches/The Does", opposite ex-husband Jean-Louis Tringtignant and Jacqueline Sassard


Starred in Rohmer's first feature, "The Sign of Leo/Le Signe du Lion"


First collaboration with Claude Chabrol, "Les Cousins"


Feature acting debut in "La Bonne Tisane/Kill or Cure"


Stage acting debut in "La Maison carree"

Appeared in ashort film directed by Eric Rohmer