Marie-Christine Barrault

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Marie-Christine Barrault
Marie-Christine Barrault July 2013.jpg
Barrault in July 2013
Born (1944-03-21) 21 March 1944 (age 70)
Paris, France
Occupation Actress
Years active 1967–present
Spouse(s) Daniel Toscan du Plantier
Roger Vadim (m. 1990–2000)

Marie-Christine Barrault (born 21 March 1944) is a French actress who has appeared in over forty feature films and numerous television films and mini-series. She is best known for her performance in Cousin Cousine (1975) for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

Biography[edit]

Marie-Christine Barrault was born 21 March 1944 in Paris, France, Barrault got her start on television in L'oeuvre (1967). Barrault made her feature film debut in My Night at Maud's (1969). In 1970 Barrault was featured along with Pierre Richard in the comedy film Le Distrait. In 1975 Barrault starred in Cousin Cousine, for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role. In 1980 she starred in the Woody Allen film, Stardust Memories.

Barrault is the niece of actors Jean-Louis Barrault and Madeleine Renaud. Barrault's first husband was producer Daniel Toscan du Plantier, with whom she had two children, David and Ariane. She was married to director Roger Vadim from 1990 until his death from cancer in 2000. They did not have children together.

Filmography[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 1977 Academy Award Nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role (for Cousin Cousine)
  • 1989 Gemini Award Nomination for Best Performance by a Supporting Actress (for No Blame)
  • 1991 7 d'Or Award Best Actress (for Marie Curie, une femme honorable) Won[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marie-Christine Barrault". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Awards for Marie-Christine Barrault". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 

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