Dominique Blanc

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Dominique Blanc
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Born (1956-04-25) April 25, 1956 (age 57)
Lyon, France
Occupation Actress

Dominique Blanc (born April 25, 1956 in Lyon) is a French actress.

She trained at the French Drama school, Cours Florent. In 1980, at the suggestion of Pierre Romans in whose class she was, Patrice Chéreau went to see her[1] and engaged her for a performance of Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt. She remains one of Chéreau's preferred actresses.

One of the most critically acclaimed French actresses, Blanc has won four César Awards. One for Best Actress in 2000 for Stand-by (fr) and three for Best Actress in a Supporting Role: in 1990 for May Fools (Milou en mai), in 1992 for Indochine and in 1998 for Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (Ceux qui m'aiment prendront le train) and has been nominated four more times. On 6 September 2008, she won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the 65th Venice Film Festival.

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Director
1984 Lace (Miniseries) Teresa William Hale
1988 A Few Days With Me Georgette Claude Sautet
Story of Women Jasmine Claude Chabrol
I'm the King of the Castle Madame Vernet Régis Wargnier
1989 May Fools Claire Louis Malle
1991 Indochine Yvette Régis Wargnier
1993 La Reine Margot Henriette of Cleves Patrice Chéreau
1995 Total Eclipse Isabelle Rimbaud Agnieszka Holland
1998 A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries Candida James Ivory
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train Catherine Patrice Chéreau
2001 The Pornographer Jeanne Bertrand Bonello
2002 Peau d'Ange Sister Augustine Vincent Pérez
Un couple épatant Agnès Manise Lucas Belvaux
Cavale
Après la vie
2008 Capitaine Achab Anna Philippe Ramos
2010 The other Dumas Céleste Scriwaneck Safy Nebbou
A Cat in Paris (animation film) Jeanne (voice) Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli
2011 À la recherche du temps perdu (TV film) Madame Verdurin Nina Companéez

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paris Match No: 3148

External links[edit]

Media related to Dominique Blanc at Wikimedia Commons