Nora Arnezeder

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Nora Arnezeder
Nora Arnezeder 2.jpg
Arnezeder on 6 July 2009
Born (1989-05-08) 8 May 1989 (age 27)
Paris, France
Nationality French
Occupation Actress, singer, model

Nora Arnezeder (born 8 May 1989) is a French actress, singer, and model.

Life and career[edit]

Arnezeder was born in Paris, France. Her father Wolfgang Arnezeder, is Austrian and Catholic, while her mother Piera (née Schinasi) is an Egyptian Jew and of Sephardic heritage.[1][2][3] At the age of two, she left Paris with her parents for Aix-en-Provence. When she was fourteen, she moved to India for a year and, once back in Paris, studied dancing and singing.[citation needed]

Her first major role was in 2008, in Paris 36 (French: Faubourg 36), which was directed by Christophe Barratier. In this film, Nora Arnezeder sang "Loin de Paname", which was nominated for Best Original Song at the 82nd Academy Awards. In 2009, she was the face of Guerlain's fragrance "L'Idylle". In 2012, Arnezeder appeared in the films Safe House, with Ryan Reynolds, and, as Celia, in The Words, opposite Ben Barnes.

Arnezeder also starred in the horror slasher film Maniac alongside Elijah Wood.[4]

In November 2014, Arnezeder was cast in the CBS summer drama Zoo, based on the novel by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge.[5] Zoo premièred in June 2015.


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
The Words Celia
Maniac Anna
Safe House Ana Moreau
2013 Angélique Angélique
2014 Fiston Sandra
Mozart in the Jungle Anna Maria Season 1-2, Recurring
2014 Inside Me Madeleine Short
2015–2016 Zoo Chloe Tousignant Main role, Seasons 1-2


  1. ^ Nora Arnezeder, une révélation de 19 ans[dead link], La Croix, 23 September 2008, Arnaud Schwartz
  2. ^ "Nora Arnezeder se met à nu, aux sens propre et figuré, et parle de ses drôles d'envies!" (in French). 8 June 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-09. 
  3. ^ "Nora Arnezeder, mince sauf dans sa tête" (in French). ELLE.ft. 12 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  4. ^ Maniac at the Internet Movie Database
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (21 November 2014). "Nora Arnezeder To Co-Star In 'Zoo'; Christian Campbell Joins 'True Detective'". Retrieved 24 November 2014. 

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