Who is Eva Green?
Eva Green is an award-winning French actress and model best known for her role in The Dreamers.
Her early life and career beginnings
Eva Green is the daughter of actress Marlène Jobert and a dental surgeon, Walter Green. She has a fraternal twin sister called Joy. Eva is a naturally dark blonde who coloured her hair brown at fifteen. Her interest in acting began after seeing Isabelle Adjani in a French historical drama film, The Story of Adele H, when she was fourteen.
Having come from an entertainment family, with her mother being an actress and author and her dad an occasional actor, she always aspired to be an actress. Her parents raised her in France, where she attended the American University of Paris, an English-speaking institution. She also studied at Cours Eva Saint Paul in Paris, performing in plays and picking evil roles because it helped her deal with emotions.
Eva shuttled between Ireland and London growing up and even did a workshop in England to improve her English and three-month acting to see if she liked to be an actress. On realizing that she enjoyed drama, she began pursuing the career. She returned to Paris and began featuring in theater productions.
Eva’s professional career life
Eva’s film debut was in 2002 when director Bernardo Belucci cast her in The Dreamers. Her role as Isabelle had many graphic sex scenes and nudity that were well-received and shot her into popularity. Although her agent and mother asked her not to act in The Dreamers, worrying that it would destroy her reputation, she did it regardless because she was ready to take challenging roles.
After her onscreen debut, she gained so much attention that it propelled her to more significant roles, becoming a Bond girl in the 2006 James Bond film Casino Royale. Her performance was well received with many accolades and won her a BAFTA and Empire Award voted for by the British public.
The talented actress has portrayed various films ranging from witchy, horror, epic-action sci-fi, mysterious, sultry characters, and more. She played in The Golden Compass, Franklyn, Cracks, Womb, Camelot, Dark Shadows between 2006 to 2013.
Eva received excellent reviews and nominations for many of her starring films, including her role as Artemisia in 300: Rise of an Empire, in Penny Dreadful, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Proxima, amongst others. News in June 2021 has it that she will be appearing as the lead character in the British French Apple TV+ series.
Apart from acting, she has featured in campaigns for global designers like Lancome, Dior, Mont Blanc, Emporio Armani, and more. Also, featured on the cover of the Italian Vanity Fair editorial shot in Villa Miana, Rome, Italy.
Her personal life
Behind those daring acts is a homebody who leads a quiet lifestyle. She is multilingual, and lives between France and London. Her hobbies are visiting museums, collecting art, playing music, etc.
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