Sabine Crossen

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Sabine Crossen
Sabine Camille Crossen

27 November 1983
Béthune, France
United States
OccupationActor, director, fishmonger

Sabine Crossen is a dual-citizen French American actress and director.[1]

Early life[edit]

Born in Béthune, Hauts-de-France, France, to an American father and a French mother, Sabine Crossen grew up in New Zealand[2] before settling at age 20 in Paris, France where she took drama lessons at the Actorat Dramatic Arts College.[3]


Her first appearance (uncredited) in a feature film was that of an elf in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in 2001.[1][4]

In 2003, she starred as killer Kim Lee in the French film Shadow Girl by Steven Couchouron and Isabelle Lukacie, which won awards at the Houston (United States) and Thessaloniki (Greece) festivals.[5][3]

From 2005 to 2006 she made appearances in four French films (L'Antidote,[2] Brice de Nice,[2] Olé!, Jean-Philippe)) and two short films Surface Sensible, and Illusion.[5]

In 2006 she plays in the video game Evidence: The Last Ritual and in the straight-to-DVD comedy Car Academy.[5] In 2007 she had a bit part in the Franco-American film Hitman directed by Xavier Gens.[5][2] In 2011 she played the part of "The Blonde" in Éric Lavaines Bienvenue à bord (Welcome on Board).[2] Two years later she appeared in the movie The Big Bad Wolf and in The Borderland where she went to shoot in Hong Kong.[5]

On television, she became a columnist in 2002 on Frédéric Beigbeder Canal+ show Hypershow. In 2007, she participatd in an episode of the series Le juge est une femme (The Judge is a Woman, in 2008 to an episode the series Femmes de loi (Women of law), in 2009 in an episode of La vie est à nous(Life is ours) and in two episodes of Plus belle la vie.[5]

For her directorial debut in 2015, the short film L'amour rend Aveugle (Love Makes Blind),[1] Crossen was awarded the Ciné Ma Vénus Public Prize in 2017,[5][6] and Best Short Film and Best director awards at the 2015 Monaco International Film Festival. She has lived in London since 2013.[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Magalas : vendange et dédicace" [Magalas: vintage and dedication]. Midi Libre (in French). 2017. Archived from the original on 27 November 2017. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e Chartrel, Aline (14 April 2017). "Ils passent de " Star Wars " et Dany Boon au court-métrage ternésien !" [They go from "Star Wars" and Dany Boon to a Ternes short film!]. La Voix du Nord (in French). Archived from the original on 27 November 2017. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Sabine Crossen biography". 2013. Archived from the original on 27 November 2017. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  4. ^ Pohier, Charlotte (22 May 2014). "Une actrice du Seigneur des Anneaux a logé quinze jours dans la ville" [A Lord of the Rings actress lodged for fifteen days in the city]. l'Echo de la Lys (in French). Aire sur la Lys. Archived from the original on 27 November 2017.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h "Clap de Fin pour le festival de films de court metrage Ciné ma Vénus 2017" [That's a Wrap for the Cine Ma Venus Short Film Festival 2017]. (in French). 12 September 2017. Archived from the original on 29 September 2017. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  6. ^ Pilati, Céline (17 March 2016). "Clap de fin pour le 1er festival de court métrage de La Plagne – Montalbert" [That's a Wrap for the first short film festival in La Plagne – Montalbert] (in French). France 3 Alpes. Archived from the original on 27 November 2017.