Louise Bourgoin

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Louise Bourgoin
Louise Bourgoin Cannes 2010.jpg
Louise Bourgoin at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival
Born Ariane Louise Bourgoin
(1981-11-28) 28 November 1981 (age 35)
Rennes, France
Occupation Actress, model, television presenter
Years active 2008–present

Louise Bourgoin (born Ariane Louise Bourgoin; 28 November 1981) is a French actress, model and television presenter.

Life and career[edit]

Louise Bourgoin at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival

She was born on 28 November 1981 in Rennes.[1] Bourgoin's parents, both secondary level teachers, encouraged her to pursue a stable career. She studied for five years at the École des Beaux-Arts in Rennes.[2] She became a plastic arts teacher[3][4] while simultaneously beginning to work as a model; some of her most notable early work as a model was for the photographer Ian Sanderson.[1]

After graduating in 2004, Bourgoin became a presenter for the television program Kawaï ! on Filles TV channel. Two years later, she made a brief appearance on Direct 8.[1] At the same time, she worked with TV presenter Marc Lacombe on a pilot program for Playstation TV. This television channel never started broadcasting, and the pilot was never distributed.[5]

In 2006, she worked as the weather girl for Le Grand Journal with Michel Denisot, which broadcast nightly on Canal+. To avoid audiences confusing her for fellow Le Grand Journal presenter, Ariane Massenet, Bourgoin selected the pseudonym of "Salomé". As this was rejected by Canal +[citation needed], she chose the name "Louise Bourgoin" as a tribute to her favorite sculptor, Louise Bourgeois.[2]

In 2007, she was offered a role in a film, playing a television weather girl in The Girl From Monaco.[6] Subsequently she played in several films including The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec directed by Luc Besson[7] and Black Heaven directed by Gilles Marchand, a film that was screened Out of Competition at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.[2]

Personal life[edit]

She is currently in a relationship with electronic musician Tepr. In December 2015, it was announced that Bourgoin and Tepr were expecting their first child.[8] Bourgoin gave birth to her son, Étienne, on 7 April 2016.[9]


Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Girl from Monaco Audrey Varella Nominated—César Award for Most Promising Actress
Les Bonus de Guillaume Louise/Various Characters TV series
2009 Little Nicholas La fleuriste
2010 White as Snow Michèle
Sweet Valentine Camille
The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec Adèle Blanc-Sec
Black Heaven Audrey
2011 A Happy Event Barbara Dray
L'amour dure trois ans Alice
2013 The Nun Supérieure Christine
The Love Punch Manon
Going Away Sandra
Tirez la langue, mademoiselle Judith Durance
2015 Mojave Milly
I Am a Soldier Sandrine Cabourg Film Festival - Best Actress
Cairo International Film Festival - Best Actress
The White Knights Laura
La Fin de la nuit Marie TV Movie
2017 Sous le même toit Delphine Parisot


  1. ^ a b c "Louise Bourgoin". TVMag (in French). Le Figaro press group. 
  2. ^ a b c Samuel Blumenfeld (May 17, 2010). "Le corps et l'esprit de Louise Bourgoin". Le Monde (in French). 
  3. ^ Closermag.fr. "Louise Bourgoin n'aime pas son vrai prénom". Closermag.fr. Retrieved 2016-04-04. 
  4. ^ "Louise Bourgoin, la vidéo oubliée : anonyme à "Fort Boyard" en 2003". www.puretrend.com. Retrieved 2016-04-04. 
  5. ^ "Paris Games Week : Ma rencontre avec Marcus | WarpZoneBlog.fr". warpzoneblog.fr. Retrieved 2016-04-04. 
  6. ^ A. O. SCOTT (July 3, 2009). "Movie Review: The Girl From Monaco (2007)-Long-Range Forecast: All Hot and Bothered". The New York Times. 
  7. ^ "Adventures of a redhead rebel". Global Times. August 2, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Louise Bourgoin : Bientôt maman pour la première fois !". Public. 
  9. ^ "Louise Bourgoin maman : Elle a accouché d'un petit garçon !". PurePeople. 

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