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Marine Vacth

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Marine Vacth
Marine Vacth at the Berlin Film Festival 2020
Born (1991-04-09) 9 April 1991 (age 33)
Paris, France
Occupation(s)Actress, model
Years active2011–present
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
PartnerPaul Schmidt
Vacth in 2013

Marine Vacth (born 9 April 1991)[1] is a French actress and model.

Life and career


Vacth was born on 9 April 1991 in the 12th arrondissement of Paris.[1] She grew up in the Paris suburb of Maisons-Alfort. Her father is a truck driver and her mother an accountant.[2] Her surname is of Lorrain origin.[3][4]

She was educated at the Lycée Eugène Delacroix in Maisons-Alfort.

Vacth began her modeling career at the age of fifteen after she was scouted in H&M[1] and started acting at twenty. She played "Tessa" in Cédric Klapisch's film My Piece of the Pie. In 2011, she succeeded Kate Moss as the face for Yves Saint Laurent perfumes[5] and the Chloé brand.

She is signed to Traffic Models.

She has worked with Leonardo DiCaprio for Oppo mobile and appeared in a music video for DJ Cam's "Swim".

Personal life


She lives in Paris with her boyfriend, photographer Paul Schmidt, and their son Henri, born in the spring of 2014.[6][7]


Year Title Role Director Notes
2011 My Piece of the Pie Tessa Cédric Klapisch
2012 L'homme à la cervelle d'or Alice Joan Chemla
What the Day Owes the Night Isabelle Rucillio (adult) Alexandre Arcady
2013 Young & Beautiful Isabelle François Ozon Nominated—César Award for Most Promising Actress
Nominated—Lumières Award for Best Female Revelation
2015 Belles familles Louise Jean-Paul Rappeneau
2016 La Confession [fr] Barny Debruycker Nicolas Boukhrief
2017 L'Amant double Chloé François Ozon
2018 If You Saw His Heart (Si tu voyais son cœur) Joan Chemla Toronto international film festival 2017 - PLATFORM[8]
2019 Pinocchio The Fairy with Turquoise Hair (adult) Matteo Garrone Vacth is dubbed by Domitilla D'Amico. Vacth's voice can be heard in the teaser trailer, while D'Amico's voice was first heard in the final trailer.
Vacth dubbed herself in the French version, while D'Amico dubbed her again in the English version.
2020 DNA Lilah Maïwenn
Moloch Louise Arnaud Malherbe TV series
2021 Black Box Yann Gozlan
Entre la vie et la mort Giordano Gederlini Post-production
2022 Masquerade Margot Nicolas Bedos
November Cédric Jimenez


  1. ^ a b c "Marine Vacth : jeune, très jolie et… fausse Lyonnaise". www.leprogres.fr. Retrieved 2016-03-29.
  2. ^ "Qui est Marine Vacth ?". lesechos.fr. 22 May 2013. Retrieved 2016-03-29.
  3. ^ Médioni, Gilles (24 August 2013). "Marine Vacth: "Je ne me sens pas trop actrice"". lexpress.fr. L'express. Retrieved 13 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Origin of the name VACTH". Geneanet.
  5. ^ "Marine Vacth, a new face of Yves Saint Laurent Parfums". Vogue. Archived from the original on 3 September 2011. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Marine Vacth, the Frequently Unclothed Star of François Ozon's 'Young and Beautiful'". The New York Times. 22 April 2014. Retrieved April 22, 2014.
  7. ^ Jonathan Romney (24 November 2013). "Marine Vacth: 'Nudity is a costume too'". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  8. ^ Kohn, Eric (3 August 2017). "How TIFF's Platform Section Is Pivoting After Launching 'Moonlight' | IndieWire". www.indiewire.com. Retrieved 2017-08-09.