Karin Viard

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Karin Viard
Karin Viard Lumières 2015.jpg
Born (1966-01-24) 24 January 1966 (age 50)
Rouen, France
Occupation Actress
Years active 1986–present

Karin Viard (French: [ka.ʁin vjaʁ]; born 24 January 1966) is a multi-award-winning French actress. She made her film debut in Tatie Danielle in 1990.[1] Viard is one of the most critically acclaimed French actresses of the past decade.

Since then she has appeared in films such as Delicatessen, L'Emploi du temps (Time Out), Adultère, mode d'emploi and La parenthèse enchantée.

She was a member of the 2003 Cannes Film Festival jury.

Life and career[edit]

She was educated at the Lycée Pierre Corneille in Rouen.[2]

Viard has won two César Awards. The first for Best Actress for her role in Haut les cœurs! and the second for Best Supporting Actress for Embrassez qui vous voudrez. She was nominated for the César Awards three other times.

Viard has also won the Best Actress award at the Montréal World Film Festival for her performance in Le Rôle de sa vie.

Theater[edit]

Year Title Author Director
1988 Nina, c’est autre chose Michel Vinaver Jean-Christian Grinevald
1989 La Famille Lodewijk de Boer Jean-Christian Grinevald (2)
1992 Inaccessibles Amours Paul Emond Abbès Zahmani
1993 Les Filles du néant ou le guignol de dieu Maurice Attias Maurice Attias
1995-96 Inaccessibles Amours Paul Emond Abbès Zahmani
2008-09 La Estupidez Rafael Spregelburd Marcial Di Fonzo Bo & Élise Vigier
2011 Love, Loss, and What I Wore Nora & Delia Ephron Danièle Thompson
2012 Lúcido Rafael Spregelburd Marcial Di Fonzo Bo (2)
2016 Vera Petr Zelenka Marcial Di Fonzo Bo (3) & Élise Vigier

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes
1986 L'amour en marche The woman Bruno Chiche Short
La goula Roger Guillot Short
1989 Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret Céline Jean-Paul Sassy TV Series (1 Episode)
1990 Auntie Danielle Agathe Étienne Chatiliez
La mort d'une vache The butcher Dante Desarthe Short
1991 Delicatessen Mademoiselle Plusse Jean-Pierre Jeunet & Marc Caro
25 décembre 58, 10h36 Diane Bertrand Short
L'amant de ma soeur Elise Pierre Mondy TV Movie
Les gens ne sont pas forcément ignobles Philippine Bernard Murat TV Movie
Strangers dans la nuit Noëlle Faucher Sylvain Madigan TV Movie
1992 Little Nothings Isabelle Cédric Klapisch
Max and Jeremy The girl Claire Devers
Urgence d'aimer Anne-Victoire Philippe Le Guay TV Movie
Maigret Thérèse Bertrand Van Effenterre TV Series (1 Episode)
1993 La nage indienne Clara Xavier Durringer Nominated - César Award for Most Promising Actress
Ce que femme veut... Cécile Gérard Jumel
Zone bleue The woman Catherine Morlat Short
Elles étaient trois Laurent Boulanger Short
Rhésus Roméo Anne-Victoire Philippe Le Guay (2) TV Movie
1994 La Séparation Claire Christian Vincent
The Favourite Son Martine Nicole Garcia
Emmène-moi Sophie Michel Spinosa
1995 Adultery: A User's Guide Fabienne Corteggiani Christine Pascal Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur - Best Actress
La Haine Gallerly Girl Mathieu Kassovitz
Fast The yellow hair Girl Dante Desarthe (2)
Une journée entière sans mentir Claire Philippe Kotlarski Short
1996 Fourbi Rosemonde Alain Tanner
Les victimes Claire Jaillac Patrick Grandperret
Le journal du séducteur Charlotte Danièle Dubroux
Une visite Carole Philippe Harel Short
1997 Les randonneurs Coralie Philippe Harel (2) Nominated - César Award for Best Supporting Actress
Je ne vois pas ce qu'on me trouve Monica Christian Vincent (2)
Rouen, cinq minutes d'arrêt Marguerite Ingrid Gogny Short
Où tu vas Nadine Frédéric Gélard Short
1999 Haut les cœurs! Emma Sólveig Anspach César Award for Best Actress
Lumières Award for Best Actress
Ghent International Film Festival - Acting Ensemble
Children of the Century Marie Dorval Diane Kurys
The New Eve Camille Catherine Corsini B-Movie Film Festival - Best Actress
Mes amis Lola Michel Hazanavicius
2000 La parenthèse enchantée Eve Michel Spinosa (2)
2001 Time Out Muriel Laurent Cantet
Un jeu d'enfants Marianne Fauvel Laurent Tuel
Reines d'un jour Hortense Lassalle Marion Vernoux
2002 Summer Things Véronique Michel Blanc César Award for Best Supporting Actress
Mes copines Anne Fassio Short
2003 France Boutique France Mestral Tonie Marshall
2004 The Role of Her Life Claire Rocher François Favrat Montreal World Film Festival - Best Actress
Nominated - César Award for Best Actress
The Ex-Wife of My Life Nina Josiane Balasko
Je suis un assassin Suzy Castelano Thomas Vincent
2005 The Axe Marlène Davert Costa-Gavras
Hell Céline Danis Tanović
Les enfants Jeanne Lancry Christian Vincent (3)
2006 Les ambitieux Judith Zahn Catherine Corsini (2) Alpe d'Huez International Comedy Film Festival - Best Acting
2007 La face cachée Isabelle Bernard Campan
La tête de maman Juliette Gotchac Carine Tardieu
La vérité ou presque Anne Sam Karmann
2008 Paris The baker Cédric Klapisch (2) Nominated - César Award for Best Supporting Actress
Baby Blues Alexandra Diane Bertrand (2)
Les randonneurs à Saint-Tropez Coralie Philippe Harel (3)
2009 Happy End Chloé Arnaud & Jean-Marie Larrieu
All About Actresses Herself Maïwenn
Le code a changé Marie-Laurence Claverne Danièle Thompson
2010 Potiche Nadège Dumoulin François Ozon Nominated - César Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nothing to Declare Irène Janus Dany Boon
My Father's Guests Babette Paumelle Anne Le Ny
2011 Polisse Nadine Maïwenn (2) Globes de Cristal Award for Best Actress
Nominated - César Award for Best Actress
Nominated - Lumières Award for Best Actress
Nominated - CinEuphoria Award for Best Supporting Actress
My Piece of the Pie France Cédric Klapisch (3)
Le Skylab Albertine Julie Delpy
2012 Parlez-moi de vous Claire Martin / Mélina Pierre Pinaud
Yann Piat, chronique d'un assassinat Yann Piat Antoine de Caunes TV Movie
2013 Lulu femme nue Lulu Sólveig Anspach (2) Lumières Award for Best Actress
Love Is the Perfect Crime Marianne Arnaud & Jean-Marie Larrieu (2)
Des gens qui s'embrassent Herself Danièle Thompson (2)
Le débarquement Various Renaud Le Van Kim TV Series (1 Episode)
2014 Almost Friends Marithé Bressy Anne Le Ny (2)
The Bélier Family Gigi Bélier Eric Lartigau Lumières Award for Best Actress
Nominated - César Award for Best Actress
Week-ends Christine Anne Villacèque
2015 21 Nights with Pattie Pattie Arnaud & Jean-Marie Larrieu (3) Nominated - César Award for Best Supporting Actress
Families Forence Deffe Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Lolo Ariane Julie Delpy (2)
The Roommates Party Christine Dubreuil Alexandra Leclère
2016 The Visitors: Bastille Day Adélaïde de Montmirail Jean-Marie Poiré
Le locataire Nicole Nadège Loiseau

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sotinel, Thomas (1 November 2003). "Karin Viard joue pour de vrai (article preview, in French)". Le Monde. 
  2. ^ Frédéric Vivien (12 September 2009). "Lycée Pierre Corneille de Rouen - History". The Lycée Corneille of Rouen. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 

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