Nora Arnezeder

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Nora Arnezeder
Nora Arnezeder Cabourg 2017.jpg
Born (1989-05-08) 8 May 1989 (age 29)
Paris, France
Nationality French
Occupation Actress, singer, writer

Nora Arnezeder (born 8 May 1989)[1] is a French actress, singer and writer.


Nora Arnezeder was born in Paris, France. Her father is Austrian and her mother is of Egyptian and Italian heritage. While she was still in high-school, she studied acting, dancing and singing at the renowned drama school Cours Florent.[2]


Nora Arnezeder's first major role was in 2008 in Paris 36 (French: Faubourg 36), which was directed by Christophe Barratier and for which she won the Lumières Award[3] as well as the Étoile d'Or award.[3] In this film Nora Arnezeder performed the song "Loin de Paname", which was nominated for Best Original Song at the 82nd Academy Awards.[4] In 2009 she was the face of Guerlain's fragrance "L'Idylle". In 2012 Nora Arnezeder appeared in the film Safe House, with Ryan Reynolds and Denzel Washington. In the same year she appeared in role of Celia in The Words, opposite Bradley Cooper and Ben Barnes. The film was presented at the Sundance Film Festival.[5]

Nora Arnezeder also acted in the horror slasher film Maniac alongside Elijah Wood.[6]

In 2013 Nora Arnezeder was the leading actress in the internationally praised[7] costume drama Angélique by Ariel Zeitoun.

In November 2014 Nora Arnezeder was cast in the CBS series Zoo, based on the novel by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge.[8] Zoo premiered in June 2015.

Recently Nora Arnezeder participated in the series Mozart in the Jungle playing Anna Maria, the wife of the main character, Rodrigo (Gael Garcia Bernal). The show won two Golden Globes.[9]

In 2017 Nora Arnezeder was named among top 3 most influential French actresses in Vanity Fair alongside Marion Cotillard and Isabelle Huppert.[10]


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Les deux mondes Lyri
2008 Faubourg 36 Douce first major role
2011 Louis la Chance Katia (voice)
La croisière Chloé
2012 What the Day Owes the Night Émilie major role
The Words Celia
Maniac Anna
Safe House Ana Moreau
2013 Angélique Angélique first lead role
2014 Fiston Sandra
Mozart in the Jungle Anna Maria season 1-2, 4, recurring
2014 Inside Me Madeleine short
2015–2016 Zoo Chloe Tousignant seasons 1-2
2017 Riviera Nadia[11]
2018 In the Cloud Z
2018 Le Musk Juliet lead role


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