Chiara Mastroianni in 2013
||Chiara Charlotte Mastroianni
28 May 1972
||Benjamin Biolay (2002-2005)
Chiara Charlotte Mastroianni (born 28 May 1972) is a French-Italian actress and singer. She is the daughter of Marcello Mastroianni and Catherine Deneuve.
She earned a César Award nomination for her first feature film appearance in André Téchiné's My Favorite Season (1993), starring her mother in the lead role. The next year she appeared in Robert Altman's Prêt-à-Porter. Her first starring role came in 1995, opposite Melvil Poupaud in Le Journal du séducteur, a romantic comedy inspired by "The Seducer's Diary" chapter from Søren Kierkegaard's first major text Either/Or. She worked with Poupaud again in Three Lives and Only One Death (1996), playing the daughter to her real-life father, and in Time Regained (1999), also starring her mother.
Along with a few supporting performances in French films, she appeared in Gregg Araki's Nowhere (1997) and took time off to have her first child with sculptor Pierre Thoretton. She returned to filmmaking to star in the leading role of Manoel de Oliveira's The Letter (1999), based on the novel La Princesse de Clèves by Madame de La Fayette. After appearances in Mike Figgis' Hotel (2001) and shooting in Italy for Le parole di mio padre (2001), she played the lead in Delphine Gleize's interconnected drama Carnages (2002), a winner at several international film festivals. In 2003, she starred in the comedy drama Il est plus facile pour un chameau....
Mastroianni's two children are son Milo (b. 31 December 1996) with ex-boyfriend Pierre Thoretton and daughter Anna (b. 22 April 2003) from her former marriage to musician Benjamin Biolay.