Audrey Tautou

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Audrey Tautou
Audrey Tautou at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival
Audrey Tautou at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival
Born Audrey Justine Tautou
9 August 1976 (1976-08-09) (age 38)
Beaumont, Puy-de-Dôme, France
Nationality French
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1996–present
Known for Marie in Venus Beauty Institute
Amélie Poulain in Amélie
Sophie Neveu in The Da Vinci Code
Awards César Award:
Most Promising Actress - Venus Beauty Institute (1999)

Audrey Justine Tautou (born in Beaumont on 9 August 1976)[1] is a French actress and model. She made her acting debut at 18 on television and the following year in the feature film in Venus Beauty Institute (1999) when she won the César Award for Most Promising Actress. Tautou got recognition for her work in the 2001 film Amélie, which was a box office success.

She has been nominated three times for the César Award and twice for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She became one of the few French actors in history to have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in June 2004; she is a member of the Academy since 1 September 2006.

Tautou has modeled for companies such as Chanel, Montblanc, L'Oréal, and others.

Early life[change | change source]

Tautou was born in Beaumont in the Puy-de-Dôme department, France, and was raised together with her two sisters and his brother in the city of Montluçon (Allier, Auvergne). Her father is a dental surgeon, and her mother is a teacher.[1] Tautou started her acting lessons at the Cours Florent, an acting school in Paris.

Movies[change | change source]

These are the movies where Tautou has acted:[2]

Title Year Role
Chinese Puzzle (Casse-tête chinois) 2013 Martine
Mood Indigo (L’Écume des jours) 2013 Chloé
Thérèse Desqueyroux 2012 Thérèse Desqueyroux
Delicacy (La délicatesse) 2011 Nathalie
Full Treatment (De vrais mensonges) 2010 Emilie Dandrieux
Coco Before Chanel (Coco avant Chanel) 2008 Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel
Hunting and Gathering (Ensemble, c'est tout) 2007 Camille
Priceless (Hors de prix) 2006 Irène
The Da Vinci Code 2006 Sophie Neveu
The Russian Dolls (Les poupées russes) 2005 Martine
A Very Long Engagement (Un long dimanche de fiançailles) 2004 Mathilde
Nowhere to Go But Up (Happy End) 2003 Val Chipzik
Not on the Lips (Pas sur la bouche) 2003 Huguette Verberie
Les marins perdus 2003 Lalla
Dirty Pretty Things 2002 Senay
Pot Luck (L'Auberge espagnole) 2002 Martine
He Loves Me... He Loves Me Not (À la folie... pas du tout) 2002 Angélique
God Is Great and I'm Not (Dieu est grand, je suis toute petite) 2001 Michèle
Amélie (Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain) 2001 Amélie Poulain
Happenstance (Le battement d'ailes du papillon) 2000 Irène
Le libertin 2000 Julie d'Holbach
Pretty Devils (Voyous voyelles) 2000 Anne-Sophie
Épouse-moi 2000 Marie-Ange
Triste à mourir 1999 Caro
Venus Beauty Institute (Vénus beauté (institut)) 1999 Marie

TV Movies[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Le Boiteux Blandine Piancet TV movie, episode: Baby blues
1998 Julie Lescaut Tracy TV movie, episode: Bal masqué
1998 Chaos technique Lisa TV movie
1998 Bébés boum Elsa TV movie
1998 La Vieille Barrière A girl in the district TV movie
1997 Les Cordier, juge et flic Léa TV movie, episode: Le Crime d'à côté
1997 La Vérité est un vilain défaut The telephone operator TV movie
1996 Cœur de cible TV movie

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "TAUTOU Audrey" (in French). Les Gens du Cinema. 28 February 2013. http://www.lesgensducinema.com/affiche_acteur.php?nom=TAUTOU%20Audrey&from=dvdtoile. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  2. "Audrey Tautou: Filmography". Internet Movie Database (IMDb). http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0851582/?nmdp=1&ref_=nm_ql_5#filmography. Retrieved 5 January 2015.

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