Carole Bouquet

Intro French actress
Is Actor Film actor Model Film director Stage actor Screenwriter
From France
Type Fashion Film, Television, Stage and Radio
Gender female
Birth 18 August 1957, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Star sign Leo

Carole Bouquet (born 18 August 1957) is a French actress and fashion model, who has appeared in more than 60 films since 1977. She played Bond girl Melina Havelock in the 1981 James Bond film For Your Eyes Only. In 1990, she was awarded the César Award for Best Actress for her role in Too Beautiful for You. She was the face of Chanel No. 5 fragrance from 1986 to 1997.

Life and career

Bouquet was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine. Her classic good looks won her a role as the Bond girl Melina Havelock in the 1981 film For Your Eyes Only, but she also acted in a number of mainstream European films throughout the 1980s and continues to do so in France. She is also recognized for her work in Luis Buñuel's surrealist classic That Obscure Object of Desire (1977), and in the internationally successful film Too Beautiful For You (1989), for which she won the César Award for Best Actress. Also she received a César Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in Rive droite, rive gauche (1984). Bouquet was a model for Chanel in the 1980s and 1990s and the face of Chanel No. 5. She was the companion of producer Jean-Pierre Rassam with whom she had a son, Dimitri Rassam, also a producer. In 1987, she gave birth to a son, Louis, with photographer Francis Giacobetti. She married immunologist Jacques Leibowitch in 1992; they divorced in 1996. In 1999, she was a member of the jury of the 4th Shanghai International Film Festival. She was a member of the main competition jury of the Cannes Film Festival in 2014. On May 21, 2014, Carole Bouquet formalized her relationship with Philippe Sereys de Rothschild on the red carpet of the 37th Festival de Cannes, of which she was one of the members of the jury.

Theatre

Year Production Location
1992 Old Times Théâtre Hébertot
2002 Phèdre Théâtre National de Nice & Théâtre Déjazet
2008 Berenice Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord
2009 L'Éloignement Théâtre Édouard VII
2010 Lettres à Génica, folies d'amour Théâtre de l'Atelier
2014 Ashes to Ashes Théâtre de l'Œuvre & Théâtre des Célestins
2015 Home Théâtre de l'Œuvre

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