Bergès-Frisbey in 2013
26 May 1986 |
|Known for||Roles of Suzanne in The Sea Wall and of the mermaid Syrena in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides|
Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey (born 26 May 1986) is a Franco-Spanish actress. She is best known for playing Suzanne in The Sea Wall and the mermaid Syrena in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the fourth film in the series. She is also a recipient of the Trophée Chopard Award for Female Revelation of the Year at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.
Life and career
Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey was born in Barcelona, Spain, to a Spanish father and a French-American mother. She mentioned having a sister. Her family moved to Paris, France, when she was five years old. She is fluent in French, Catalan, and Spanish, and in 2011 she also learned to speak English. She made her acting debut in 2007 on French television and has since appeared in films alongside Isabelle Huppert, Vincent Perez, and Daniel Auteuil. In 2008, she made her feature début in the film The Sea Wall. She began modelling in 2010, fronting French Connection's spring/summer and autumn/winter campaigns.
Personally picked by director Rob Marshall and producer Jerry Bruckheimer, she made her English language debut in 2011 in the highly anticipated sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. She landed the role of the mermaid Syrena, after a whirlwind of auditions in France, Hollywood, and the UK. She had to learn to speak English for the role. During filming in Hawaii, she was restricted from going out in daylight in order to keep her skin pale.
She currently serves as a brand ambassador for Chanel.
|2007||Sur le fil||Marie Sertissian||TV series; 3 episodes|
|2007||Divine Émilie||Marquise de Boufflers||TV film|
|2008||Elles et moi||Young Isabel||TV mini-series|
|2008||The Sea Wall||Suzanne||also known as Un barrage contre le Pacifique|
|2009||La première étoile||Juliette|
|2009||La reine morte||The infanta||TV film|
|2010||Bruc. El desafío||Gloria|
|2011||La fille du puisatier||Patricia Amoretti||also known as The Well Digger's Daughter|
|2011||Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides||Syrena|
|2012||El sexo de los ángeles||Carla||English-language title Sex of Angels|
- Bergès-Frisbey, Àstrid. "Interview: Astrid Berges-Frisbey – Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides". Retrieved 9 June 2014. "I have two nationalities and I speak both languages."
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- Reynolds, Simon (8 February 2011). "On Set: 'Pirates 4' – Astrid Berges-Frisbey". Digital Spy. Retrieved 23 July 2011.
- Barker, Lynn (16 May 2011). ""Pirates" Mermaid Astrid Berges-Frisbey". Kidzworld.com. Retrieved 23 July 2011.
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