Louise Bourgoin at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival
|Born||Ariane Louise Bourgoin
November 28, 1981
Vannes, Morbihan, Brittany, France
|Occupation||Actress, model, television presenter|
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|
|The Love Punch||Manon|
|Miss and the Doctors||Judith Durance|
- "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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