Bérénice Marlohe

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Bérénice Marlohe
Bérénice Marlohe 2, 2012.jpg
Bérénice Marlohe at the Australian premiere of Skyfall, November 2012.
Born Bérénice Lim Marlohe
(1979-05-19) 19 May 1979 (age 37)
Paris, France
Nationality French
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2007–present
Known for Skyfall

Bérénice Lim Marlohe (born 19 May 1979) is a French actress. She is mostly known for playing anti-heroine Bond girl Sévérine in the twenty-third James Bond film Skyfall.[1] Her television credits include Père et Maire, Femmes de loi, and Equipe médicale d’urgence. She had an uncredited role in the French comedy Happiness Never Comes Alone with Sophie Marceau. She is also a brand ambassador for Omega Watches.

Early life[edit]

Marlohe was born in Paris, France. Her father, a doctor who moved from Cambodia to France, is of Cambodian and Chinese descent, and her mother, a teacher, is French.[2][3][4][5] She originally held aspirations of becoming a pianist, as well as an artist, studying at the French arts school Conservatoire de Paris for ten years.[4]


Marlohe first appeared in 2007 in a French short film titled La discordance before appearing in French TV series such as Pas de secrets entre nous (2008), Femmes de loi (2008), R.I.S, police scientifique (2009), and Père et maire (2009). She has appeared twice in the French crime series R.I.S, police scientifique, once in 2009 and once in 2012. In 2012 she played Laurent's, played by Maurice Barthélémy, date in Happiness Never Comes Alone.

She is best known for her role as Bond girl Sévérine in 2012's twenty-third James Bond film Skyfall. She is a strong believer in fate.[4] During an interview, she stated that she dreamt of acting alongside Javier Bardem six months before her Bond audition. After the dream, she knew that everything would be fine. It was not until the second audition for Skyfall that someone mentioned to her that Bardem might also be cast.[4] She starred in the 2015 film 5 to 7 and is set to appear in the upcoming 2017 film Song to Song alongside Ryan Gosling, Natalie Portman, and Rooney Mara.


Marlohe at the French premiere of Skyfall in October 2012


Year Original title English title Role Director
2007 La Discordance (Short film) The young lady Patrick Hernandez
2011 L'art de séduire The young sports Guy Mazarguil
2012 Un bonheur n'arrive jamais seul Happiness Never Comes Alone Laurent's date James Huth
Skyfall Sévérine Sam Mendes
2015 5 to 7 Arielle Victor Levin
2016 Redivider Abby Tim Smit
2016 Valley of the Gods Karen Kitson Lech Majewski
2017 Song to Song TBA Terrence Malick
2017 Revolt Nadia Joe Miale


Year Title Role Country / Type
2008 Pas de secrets entre nous Ingrid France – TV series
Femmes de loi
(Episode: "Passager clandestin")
Barmaid France – TV series
Section de recherches
(Episode: "Une femme comme les autres")
Isabelle Marnay France – TV series
2009 R.I.S, police scientifique
(Episode: "Mise à l'épreuve - 2ème partie")
Eglantine du Meunier France – TV series
Le temps est à l'orage Alicia France – TV film
Père et maire
(Episode: "La reconquête")
Caroline pylet France – TV series
2010 Le pigeon Host Golf France – TV film
Équipe médicale d'urgence
(Episode: "2, 3, 7, 9")
Alexia France – TV series
2012 R.I.S, police scientifique
(Episode: "Diamant bleu")
Jewelry Woman France – TV series
2015 The Spoils Before Dying
(6 episodes)
Beatrice EEUU – TV miniseries
2017 Twin Peaks
(Unknown episodes)
Unknown TV series


  1. ^ Lawless, Jill (4 November 2011). "Next Bond title revealed: 'Skyfall'". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 11 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Berenice Marlohe researched ancestry while filming Skyfall". 22 October 2012. Retrieved 13 September 2016. 
  3. ^ West, Kelly (7 October 2011). "Helen McCrory and French Actress Berenice Marlohe Join Bond Cast". Cinema Blend. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Meet the sexiest, deadliest, frenchiest Bond Girl of all time". GQ Magazine. 2 July 2012. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Meet the newest Bond beauties: Berenice Marlohe and Naomie Harris". Toronto Sun. 3 November 2012. Retrieved 1 December 2012. 

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