Louise Bourgoin at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival
|Born||Ariane Louise Bourgoin
28 November 1981
|Occupation||Actress, model, television presenter|
Life and career
She was born on 28 November 1981 in Rennes. 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. She became a  while simultaneously beginning to work as a model; some of her most notable early work as a model was for the photographer Ian Sanderson.
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, , she chose the name "Louise Bourgoin" as a tribute to her favorite sculptor, Louise Bourgeois.
In 2007, she was offered a role in a film, playing a television weather girl in The Girl From Monaco. Subsequently she played in several films including The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec directed by Luc Besson and Black Heaven directed by Gilles Marchand, a film that was screened Out of Competition at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.
|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|
|The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec||Adèle Blanc-Sec|
|2011||A Happy Event||Barbara Dray|
|L'amour dure trois ans||Alice|
|2013||The Nun||Supérieure Christine|
|The Love Punch||Manon|
|Miss and the Doctors||Judith Durance|
|Je suis un soldat||Sandrine|
|The White Knights||Laura|
|La Fin de la nuit||Marie||Telefilm|
- "Louise Bourgoin". TVMag (in French). Le Figaro press group.
- Samuel Blumenfeld (May 17, 2010). "Le corps et l'esprit de Louise Bourgoin". Le Monde (in French).
- A. O. SCOTT (July 3, 2009). "Movie Review: The Girl From Monaco (2007)-Long-Range Forecast: All Hot and Bothered". The New York Times.
- "Adventures of a redhead rebel". Global Times. August 2, 2010.
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