‘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.
Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne

27 September 1984

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford

16 August 1953

Eva GreenEva Green

06 July 1980

Roman PolanskiRoman Polanski

18 August 1933

Emma MackeyEmma Mackey

04 January 1996

Vanessa ParadisVanessa Paradis

22 December 1972

Sofia BoutellaSofia Boutella

06 April 1982

Olga KurylenkoOlga Kurylenko

14 November 1979

Marion CotillardMarion Cotillard

30 September 1975

Léa SeydouxLéa Seydoux

01 July 1985

Pom KlementieffPom Klementieff

03 May 1986

Max von SydowMax von Sydow

10 April 1929

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Tchéky KaryoTchéky Karyo

04 October 1953

Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot

28 September 1934

Christopher LambertChristopher Lambert

29 March 1957

Eric CantonaEric Cantona

24 May 1966

Marlene DietrichMarlene Dietrich

27 December 1901

Hervé VillechaizeHervé Villechaize

23 April 1943

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Sophie MarceauSophie Marceau

17 November 1966

Mélanie LaurentMélanie Laurent

21 February 1983

Juliette BinocheJuliette Binoche

09 March 1964

Jean RenoJean Reno

30 July 1948

Olivier MartinezOlivier Martinez

12 January 1966

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Catherine Deneuve Catherine Deneuve

22 October 1943

Angelique BoyerAngelique Boyer

04 July 1988

Jean-Luc GodardJean-Luc Godard

03 December 1930

Audrey TautouAudrey Tautou

09 August 1976

Emmanuelle SeignerEmmanuelle Seigner

22 June 1966

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Leslie CaronLeslie Caron

01 July 1931

Roger VadimRoger Vadim

26 January 1928

Charles AznavourCharles Aznavour

22 May 1924

Sarah BernhardtSarah Bernhardt

22 October 1844

Charlotte Le BonCharlotte Le Bon

04 September 1986

Claudine LongetClaudine Longet

29 January 1941

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Jean CocteauJean Cocteau

05 July 1889

Morgane PolanskiMorgane Polanski

20 January 1993

Charles BoyerCharles Boyer

28 August 1899

Valerie PerrineValerie Perrine

03 September 1943

Marjane Satrapi Marjane Satrapi

22 November 1969

Antonin ArtaudAntonin Artaud

04 September 1896

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Maurice ChevalierMaurice Chevalier

12 September 1888

Jean RenoirJean Renoir

15 September 1894

Simone SignoretSimone Signoret

25 March 1921

Romain GaryRomain Gary

21 May 1914

Julien KangJulien Kang

11 April 1982

Françoise DorléacFrançoise Dorléac

21 March 1942

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Patrick BruelPatrick Bruel

14 May 1959

Pierre CorneillePierre Corneille

06 June 1606

Marie LaforêtMarie Laforêt

05 October 1939

Anna HeldAnna Held

08 March 1872

Anatole LitvakAnatole Litvak

21 May 1902

Costa GavrasCosta Gavras

12 February 1933

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Elvis PolanskiElvis Polanski

12 April 1998

Vanessa VadimVanessa Vadim

28 September 1968

Gad ElmalehGad Elmaleh

19 April 1971

Kristin Scott ThomasKristin Scott Thomas

24 May 1960

Man in the Iron MaskMan in the Iron Mask

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Vincent CasselVincent Cassel

23 November 1966

Isabelle HuppertIsabelle Huppert

16 March 1953

Luc BessonLuc Besson

18 March 1959

Manuel FerraraManuel Ferrara

01 November 1975

Alain DelonAlain Delon

08 November 1935

Gérard DepardieuGérard Depardieu

27 December 1948

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Anouk AiméeAnouk Aimée

27 April 1932

Isabelle AdjaniIsabelle Adjani

27 June 1955

Michael VartanMichael Vartan

27 November 1968

Donald PleasenceDonald Pleasence

05 October 1919

Alejandro JodorowskyAlejandro Jodorowsky

17 February 1929

Guillaume CanetGuillaume Canet

10 April 1973

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Yeardley SmithYeardley Smith

03 July 1964

CapucineCapucine

06 January 1928

Marie Thérèse of FranceMarie Thérèse of France

19 December 1778

Adèle ExarchopoulosAdèle Exarchopoulos

22 November 1993

DalidaDalida

17 January 1933

Romy SchneiderRomy Schneider

23 September 1938

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Frank DarabontFrank Darabont

28 January 1959

Claire DenisClaire Denis

21 April 1946

Omar SyOmar Sy

20 January 1978