Tessa Charlotte Rampling
5 February 1946
Jean Michel Jarre
Charlotte Rampling (born 5 February 1946) is an English actress. She has appeared in English language, French and Italian cinema. She was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2001 and received France's Legion of Honour in 2002.
Rampling's film career began in 1965. Her films include Georgy Girl (1966), Visconti's The Damned (1969), The Night Porter (1974), Farewell My Lovely (1975), Woody Allen's Stardust Memories (1980), Sidney Lumet's The Verdict (1982), Angel Heart (1987), The Duchess (2008) and Fred Schepisi's The Eye of the Storm (2011). She has been nominated four times for a Cesar Award, for On ne meurt que 2 fois (1985), Sous le sable (2000), Swimming Pool (2003) and Lemming (2005) and received an Honorary Cesar in 2001. On television, she starred in the 2012 BBC miniseries Restless, for which she received an Emmy Award nomination.
Early life[change | change source]
Bisset was born in Sturmer, Essex, England. Her birth name is Tessa Charlotte Rampling. She is the daughter of Isabelle Anne and Godfrey Rampling, a olympic gold medalist. She had one sister, Sarah, who committed suicide in 1966 at the age of 23.