‘Lights, Camera & Action’ – With this begins a story that unfolds at various junctures, taking with it, its audience on a virtual tour of a paralleled world showcased by the actors. Films and stage shows are two of the most modern sources of entertainment that people today are glued to. Though all flashy and glamorous superficially, filmmaking is an intricate art that involves a lot of things than few people playing character actors. Right from director who conceptualizes a vision to screenwriter to pens the entire plot to art director who sets the look of each frame, action director who plans the fights and brawls to choreographers who make the artists dance to the tune and spot boys who help at various genres, there are a lot of artists involved in filmmaking. The French film industry, one amongst the world’s most renowned film industries, is home to some of the finest and most talented individuals who have helped French cinematic experience reach the zenith. With their strong sense of acumen, overpowering talent and insightful approach, they have managed to ring glory to French cinema. Some such personalities include Patrick Bokanowski, Anna Held, Audrey Tautou, Antonin Artaud, Avril Lavigne and so on. Check out this section for the life and works of French film and theatre personalities.
Roman PolanskiRoman Polanski
18 August 1933
French-Polish Film Director
Pom KlementieffPom Klementieff
03 May 1986

Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne
27 September 1984

Mélanie LaurentMélanie Laurent
21 February 1983
Actress, Director

Léa SeydouxLéa Seydoux
01 July 1985

Eva GreenEva Green
06 July 1980
Model, Actress
Vanessa ParadisVanessa Paradis
22 December 1972
Singer & Actress

Marion CotillardMarion Cotillard
30 September 1975

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford
16 August 1953
TV Host, Actress

Olga KurylenkoOlga Kurylenko
14 November 1979
Actress, Model
Marlene DietrichMarlene Dietrich
27 December 1901
Actress & Singer

Sofia BoutellaSofia Boutella
03 April 1982
Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot
28 September 1934
Actress & Animal Rights Activist

Emma MackeyEmma Mackey
04 January 1996

Max von SydowMax von Sydow
10 April 1929
Charlotte GainsbourgCharlotte Gainsbourg
21 July 1971

Christopher LambertChristopher Lambert
29 March 1957
Jean RenoJean Reno
30 July 1948

Catherine Deneuve Catherine Deneuve
22 October 1943
French Actress

Juliette BinocheJuliette Binoche
09 March 1964
Sophie MarceauSophie Marceau
17 November 1966
Actress, Screenwriter, Director

Eric CantonaEric Cantona
24 May 1966
Actor & Football Player
Emmanuelle SeignerEmmanuelle Seigner
22 June 1966

Jean-Luc GodardJean-Luc Godard
03 December 1930
Film Director

Claudine LongetClaudine Longet
29 January 1941
Singer, Actress

Leslie CaronLeslie Caron
01 July 1931
Olivier MartinezOlivier Martinez
12 January 1966
Lindsay HartleyLindsay Hartley
17 April 1978

Hervé VillechaizeHervé Villechaize
23 April 1943

Audrey TautouAudrey Tautou
09 August 1976
French actress

Angelique BoyerAngelique Boyer
04 July 1988
Actress, Model
Joséphine de La BaumeJoséphine de La Baume
08 October 1984

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Marie LaforêtMarie Laforêt
05 October 1939

Adèle ExarchopoulosAdèle Exarchopoulos
22 November 1993

Golshifteh FarahaniGolshifteh Farahani
10 July 1983
Actress, Musician

Sarah BernhardtSarah Bernhardt
22 October 1844
Charles AznavourCharles Aznavour
22 May 1924

Roger VadimRoger Vadim
26 January 1928
Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
05 July 1889
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker

Tchéky KaryoTchéky Karyo
04 October 1953

Morgane PolanskiMorgane Polanski
20 January 1993
Actress, Model
Valerie PerrineValerie Perrine
03 September 1943

Samuel BenchetritSamuel Benchetrit
26 June 1973
Emmanuelle BeartEmmanuelle Beart
14 August 1963

Zahia DeharZahia Dehar
25 February 1992
Fashion Designer, Model

Charlotte Le BonCharlotte Le Bon
04 September 1986
Actress, TV Host, Model

Maurice ChevalierMaurice Chevalier
12 September 1888
Actor, Singer

Charles BoyerCharles Boyer
28 August 1899
Romain GaryRomain Gary
21 May 1914

Anne ParillaudAnne Parillaud
06 May 1960

Marjane Satrapi Marjane Satrapi
22 November 1969
Graphic Novelist

Antonin ArtaudAntonin Artaud
04 September 1896
Dramatist, Poet, Essayist, Actor, & Theatre
Jean RenoirJean Renoir
15 September 1894
Film Director, Actor, Producer

Julien KangJulien Kang
11 April 1982
Actor, Model
Nora ArnezederNora Arnezeder
08 May 1989

Simone SignoretSimone Signoret
25 March 1921

Lizzie BrocheréLizzie Brocheré
22 March 1985
Patrick BruelPatrick Bruel
14 May 1959

Françoise DorléacFrançoise Dorléac
21 March 1942
Pierre CorneillePierre Corneille
06 June 1606

Anna HeldAnna Held
08 March 1872
Actress, Singer

Anatole LitvakAnatole Litvak
21 May 1902
Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Costa GavrasCosta Gavras
12 February 1933
Film Director

Pio MarmaiPio Marmai
13 July 1984
Cecile BrecciaCecile Breccia
Actress, Model

Elvis PolanskiElvis Polanski
12 April 1998
Actor, Son of Roman Polanski

Julia KellyJulia Kelly

Vanessa VadimVanessa Vadim
28 September 1968
Film Director, Daughter of Jane Fonda
Gad ElmalehGad Elmaleh
19 April 1971
Stand-up comedian
Anna KarinaAnna Karina
22 September 1940
Actor, Singer, Film director, Novelist,

Kristin Scott ThomasKristin Scott Thomas
24 May 1960
Character actor, Stage actor, Film actor

Luc BessonLuc Besson
18 March 1959
Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter, Actor,

Vincent CasselVincent Cassel
23 November 1966
Alain DelonAlain Delon
08 November 1935
Actor, Screenwriter, Film director, Military

Manuel FerraraManuel Ferrara
01 November 1975
Adult Film Star, Film director

Damien ChazelleDamien Chazelle
19 January 1985

Clémence PoésyClémence Poésy
30 October 1982

Gérard DepardieuGérard Depardieu
27 December 1948
Film actor, Actor, Film director, Film producer,
Louis GarrelLouis Garrel
14 June 1983
Actor, Cinematographer, Screenwriter, Film

Henri CharrièreHenri Charrière
16 November 1906
Hiam AbbassHiam Abbass
30 November 1960
Actor, Film director, Photographer, Screenwriter,

Isabelle AdjaniIsabelle Adjani
27 June 1955
Film actor, Stage actor, Singer

Guillaume CanetGuillaume Canet
10 April 1973
Screenwriter, Film actor, Actor, Film director
Isabelle HuppertIsabelle Huppert
16 March 1953
Film producer, Film actor, Stage actor

Blanche GardinBlanche Gardin
03 April 1977
Alejandro JodorowskyAlejandro Jodorowsky
17 February 1929
Writer, Film director, Actor, Playwright,

17 January 1933
Actor, Film actor, Singer, Musician, Model

Donald PleasenceDonald Pleasence
05 October 1919

Michael VartanMichael Vartan
27 November 1968
Claudine AugerClaudine Auger
26 April 1941
Actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant

Marie Thérèse of FranceMarie Thérèse of France
19 December 1778
Dominique WilkinsDominique Wilkins
12 January 1960
Basketball Player

06 January 1928
Actor, Model
François TruffautFrançois Truffaut
06 February 1932
Film director, Screenwriter, Film actor, Film

Yeardley SmithYeardley Smith
03 July 1964
American-French actress
Robert ClaryRobert Clary
01 March 1926