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Lea Seydoux – Famous Actress

Lea-Seydoux

Who is Lea Seydoux?

Lea Seydoux or Léa Hélène Seydoux-Fornier de Clausonne is a French actress. Thanks to her roles in films like Inglourious Basterds, Midnight in Paris, and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, she has received international recognition.

Birthday

1 July 1985

Birth Place

Paris, France

Zodiac Sign

Cancer

Personal Life

Lea Seydoux has been with Andre Meyer for several years. They have a child together.

Professional Life

Seydoux decided to become an actress at 18. She first appeared in a music video in 2005 and in 2006 got her first major role in Girlfriends by Sylvie Ayme. In 2007, she appeared in La Consolation, a short that appeared at the Cannes Film Festival. Her first major role was in The Last Mistress in 2007. In 2008, she was in The Beautiful Person, which earned her the Trophée Chopard and got her first César Award nomination.

In 2009, she was in Inglourious Basterds by Quentin Tarantino. While she got a small role, it would be the first of several Hollywood films. After that, she was in Robin Hood by Ridley Scott in 2010, in Midnight in Paris in 2011, and in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol in 2011 as well.

She continued to appear in French films as well, such as Belle Epine in 2010 and Farewell, My Queen in 2012. In 2013, she received the Palme d’Or for her role in Blue Is the Warmest Colour.

In 2014, she was in Beauty and the Beast, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Saint Laurent. In 2015, the actress was cast as a Bond girl in Spectre, reprising her role in No Time To Die. 2015 also saw the release of The Lobster, which was acclaimed critically.

2018 saw the release of Kursk and Zoe, where she appeared opposite Ewan McGregor.

2018 revealed that the actress was cast in Death Stranding, the new video game by Hideo Kojima. The game was released in 2019, and Seydoux received a lot of critical attention thanks to the nuanced performance. Her character Fragile was among the standouts of the game.

The actress is a part of the cast for Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch. She is also set to play in The Story of My Wife, France, Party of Fools, Un Beau Matin, and Deception. An upcoming Cronenberg film she is scheduled to appear in is Crimes of the Future.

Lea Seydoux has had a lot of success in French cinema, earning prestigious awards like the César Award and others. In addition to this, she has maintained a steady presence across the pond in American cinema, where she has appeared in dramas and blockbusters as well.

Trivia

Lea Seydoux was considered for the part of Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, but Rooney Mara got that part.

Only two actresses have reprised their roles as Bond girls over the films: Seydoux and Eunice Grayson.

She is the only actress who has appeared in both the James Bond franchise and the Mission: Impossible franchise, the two major spy film franchises.

 

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