Tonie Marshall

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Tonie Marshall
Tonie Marshall in Paris in April 2008.
Born (1951-11-29)29 November 1951
Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Occupation Actress
Film director
Years active 1971 – present

Tonie Marshall (born 29 November 1951 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France) is an actress, screenwriter, and film director in French cinema.

She is the daughter of American actor William Marshall and French actress, Micheline Presle and the half-sister of actor Mike Marshall.

In 1994, her film Pas très catholique was entered into the 44th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

Her 1999 film Venus Beauty Institute (Vénus beauté (institut)) won the 2000 César Award for Best Film and she won the César Award for Best Director and for Best Writing - Original or Adaptation.

In 2002 her film Au plus près du paradis was nominated for the Golden Lion Award as best film at the Venice Film Festival.

Marshall is a signatory of the "Free Roman Polanski" Petition.[2]


  • X Femmes (2009), Season 2, Episode 3. Director
  • "Vénus et Apollon" (2005). Producer.


  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1994 Programme". Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  2. ^ Knegt, Peter. "Over 100 In Film Community Sign Polanski Petition" indieWIRE. 9/30/2009 (page downloaded 12/9/2009).

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