Valérie Lemercier

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Valérie Lemercier
Valérie Lemercier 2012.jpg
Lemercier in 2012
Born (1964-03-09) 9 March 1964 (age 50)
Dieppe, France
Occupation Actress, film director, screenwriter, singer
Years active 1988–present

Valérie Lemercier (French pronunciation: ​[va.le.ʁi lə.mɛʁ.sje]; born 9 March 1964) is a French actress, screenwriter, director and singer.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Dieppe, Seine-Maritime as the daughter of farmers, she grew up in Gonzeville and then studied at the Rouen Conservatoire - a dance, music and drama school. Lemercier made her screen debut in 1988, in the television series Palace. Lemercier has won two César Awards for her supporting roles in Les Visiteurs (1994) and Fauteuils d'orchestre (2007), and hosted the award ceremony in 2006 and 2007.

She released her first music album, Valérie Lemercier chante, in 1996, and has subsequently recorded three singles with other singers.

Filmography[edit]

As actress[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes
1989 Palace Lady Palace / a client TV series, 1 episode
1990 May Fools Mme Boutelleau Louis Malle
Après après-demain Loriane Gérard Frot-Coutaz
1991 L'Opération Corned-Beef Marie-Laurence Granianski Jean-Marie Poiré Nominated—César Award for Best Supporting Actress
1992 Le Bal des casse-pieds (fr) Mme Béteille Yves Robert
Sexes faibles ! Maud Le Chesnay Serge Meynard
1993 Les Visiteurs Frénégonde de Pouille, Béatrice de Montmirail Jean-Marie Poiré César Award for Best Supporting Actress
1994 La Cité de la peur The widow of the first projectionist Alain Berbérian
Casque bleu Laurette Gérard Jugnot
1995 Sabrina Martine Sydney Pollack
1997 Quadrille Paulette Nanteuil Valérie Lemercier Also as director
1999 Le Derrière Frédérique Sénèque Valérie Lemercier Also as director and writer
2002 Vendredi soir Laure Claire Denis
2003 Samedi soir en direct TV series
2004 RRRrrrr!!! Pierre Alain Chabat
Narco Herself Tristan Aurouet and Gilles Lellouche
2005 Palais royal ! Princesse Armelle Valérie Lemercier Also as director and writer
Nominated—César Award for Best Actress
2006 Avenue Montaigne Catherine Versen Danièle Thompson César Award for Best Supporting Actress
Le Héros de la famille Pamela Thierry Klifa
2007 L'Invité Colette Laurent Bouhnik
2008 Musée haut, musée bas Valérie Jean-Michel Ribes
Agathe Cléry Agathe Cléry Etienne Chatiliez
2009 Neuilly sa mère! Barbara Gabriel Julien-Laferrière
Le Petit Nicolas Nicolas's Mother Laurent Tirard
2011 Beur sur la ville The stadium announcer Djamel Bensalah
Bienvenue à bord Isabelle Eric Lavaine
Monte Carlo Madame Valerie Thomas Bezucha
2012 L'amour dure trois ans Fransceca Vernesi Frédéric Beigbeder
Granny's Funeral Alix Bruno Podalydès
Asterix and Obelix: God Save Britannia Miss Macintosh Laurent Tirard
Main dans la main Hélène Marchal Valérie Donzelli
2013 100% cachemire Aleksandra Valérie Lemercier Also as director and writer
2014 Nicholas on Holiday Nicolas's Mother Laurent Tirard

As director/writer[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Quadrille Director
1999 Le derrière Director and writer
2005 Palais royal! Director
2013 The Ultimate Accessory Director and writer

Theatre[edit]

Discography[edit]

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