Anna Marie Cseh

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Anna Marie Cseh
Born (1977-09-17) 17 September 1977 (age 37)
Budapest, Hungary
Occupation Model, Actress
Years active 1995–present
Height 1,78 m

Anna Marie Cseh - in Hungarian: Cseh Anna Mária- (born 17 September 1977 in Budapest[1]) is a Hungarian-born stage and film actress and former fashion model. She rose to international fame as the face of Thierry Mugler's highly popular perfume, Angel. She played her first lead role in Attila Mispál's Paths of Light [1] (2005).

Early life[edit]

Anna Marie Cseh was born in Budapest, Hungary. Her father is an engineer. At the age of 14 she enrolled in a modelling course, quickly gaining attention in the Budapest fashion scene.[2] In 1995 she won the prominent international Ford Models Supermodel of the World modeling contest in Las Vegas.[3] Subsequently, she started to work with Ford Modeling Agency in New York, later transferring to Elite Model Management and Karin Models in Paris.

For most of her modeling career, Anna Marie divided her time between New York and Paris. She later studied International Relations at Corvinus University of Budapest and received a diploma of French literature at Cergy-Pontoise University in Paris.

In 2005, she married Woyzeck actor Lajos Kovács.[citation needed] Presently, Anna Marie lives in London with her second husband and their daughter.[2]

Modeling career[edit]

Having modeled from the age of 17, Anna Marie Cseh appeared on the catwalks of Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Lacroix, Fendi, Chanel, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Giafranco Ferré, Christian Dior, Elie Saab, Pierre Balmain, Salvatore Ferragamo and Matthew Williamson.[citation needed]

Anna Marie was photographed for magazines like Elle, L'Officiel, Marie Claire, Vogue, and Cosmopolitan among others, often appearing on the cover.[4] She was also photographed for a number of leading labels, such as La Perla, Garnier, Louis Vuitton, and Bvlgari.[5] She was the muse and spokesperson of Thierry Mugler's highly popular perfume, Angel.[6]

Acting career[edit]

Hungarian director Attila Mispál approached Anna Marie Cseh during the Budapest promotion of Angel, which resulted in her being cast as the lead in Mispál's acclaimed character drama, Paths of Light (2005).[7] The film premiered at the 36th Hungarian Film Week. For her performance, Cseh was nominated for Best Actress at the Syracuse International Film Festival.[citation needed]

In 2006 she played the double lead role in the British short film The Porter, alongside with Bryan Ferry of Roxy Music and Max Beesley.[8]

In 2007 Anna Marie Cseh again played opposite to legendary Hungarian actress Mari Törőcsik in the feature film Fragments, directed by Gyula Maár. Anna Marie also appeared in the World War II drama Good (2008), starring Viggo Mortensen.[7]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Imdb – Anna Marie Cseh
  2. ^ a b Cseh Anna Mária – A magyar szépség (marieclaire.hu, 2008. október)
  3. ^ Supermodel Wannabes: Face to Face With Fame (nytimes.com, 1995. december 3.)
  4. ^ Anna Marie Cseh (spotlight.com)
  5. ^ [1] (BVULGARI perfume ad)
  6. ^ fashiontv – Angel (2003) (youtube.com)
  7. ^ a b Beszélgetés Cseh Annamáriával (Filmkultúra, 2005. április)
  8. ^ "The Porter" – filmajánló (youtube.com)

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