Marie-Josée Croze

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Marie-Josée Croze
Marie-Josée Croze Cabourg 2016.jpg
Marie-Josée Croze, 2016
Born (1970-02-23) February 23, 1970 (age 47)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1989–present

Marie-Josée Croze (French pronunciation: ​[maʁi ʒoze kʁoz]; born February 23, 1970) is a French Canadian actress. She also holds French citizenship, which she obtained in December 2012.

Early life[edit]

Croze was born in Montreal, Quebec and grew up, adopted, in Longueuil, with four other children.[1] She studied plastic arts at the Cégep du Vieux Montréal from 1986 to 1987.[2]


For her role in Denis Villeneuve's Maelström (2001), she received the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role at the 21st Genie Awards.[3]

She won the award for Best Actress at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival for her performance in The Barbarian Invasions.[4] She was cast by prominent Hollywood director Steven Spielberg for his film Munich which was released in December 2005. She also made a major appearance as a speech therapist in Julian Schnabel's 2007 film adaptation of Jean-Dominique Bauby's memoir The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.

In November 2012 she was selected as a member of the main competition jury at the 2012 International Film Festival of Marrakech.






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