Louise Bourgoin at Cannes 2010.
|Born||Ariane Louise Bourgoin
November 28, 1981
Vannes, Morbihan, Brittany, France
Early life and career
She was born on November 28, 1981 in Vannes. As her parents, both secondary level teachers, were encouraging her to pursue a stable career, Bourgoin studied for five years at the École des Beaux-Arts in Rennes. She became a  while simultaneously beginning to work as a model; some of her most notable early work as a model was for the photographer Ian Sanderson.
After she graduated in 2004, Bourgoin became a presenter for the television program "Kawaï !" on the Filles TV channel. Two years later, she made a brief appearance on "Direct 8". .
In 2006, she worked as the weathergirl for "Le Grand Journal" with Michel Denisot, broadcast nightly on Canal +. In order to avoid audiences confusing her for fellow "Grand Journal" presenter, Ariane Massenet, , she chose the name "Louise Bourgoin" as a tribute to her favorite sculptor, Louise Bourgeois.
In 2007, she was offered a first role in a film, playing a television weather girl in The Girl From Monaco. Subsequently she played in several films including The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec from Luc Besson and Black Heaven (original title L'autre monde) from Gilles Marchand that was Out of Competition at 2010 Cannes Film Festival.
|2008||The Girl from Monaco||Audrey Varella|
|Les Bonus de Guillaume||Louise/Various Characters||TV series|
|2009||Little Nicholas||La fleuriste|
|2010||White as Snow||Michèle|
|The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec||Adèle Blanc-Sec||Nominated—Cesar Award for Most Promising Actress|
|2011||A Happy Event (Un heureux événement)||Barbara Dray|
|2011||L'amour dure trois ans||Alice|
|2013||La Religieuse (The Nun)||Supérieure Christine|
|2013||The Love Punch|
- "Louise Bourgoin". TVMag (in French). Le Figaro press group.
- Samuel Blumenfeld (May 17, 2010). "Le corps et l'esprit de Louise Bourgoin". Le Monde (in French).
- A. O. SCOTT (July 3, 2009). "Movie Review: The Girl From Monaco (2007)-Long-Range Forecast: All Hot and Bothered". The New York Times.
- "Adventures of a redhead rebel". Global Times. August 2, 2010.
- "A Happy Event". IMDB. 2011. Retrieved October 17, 2013.
- "Love Lasts Three Years". IMDB. 2011. Retrieved October 17, 2013.
- "The Nun". IMDB. March 20, 2013. Retrieved October 17, 2013.
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