Stacy Martin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Stacy Martin
Martin in 2017
Born (1990-03-20) 20 March 1990 (age 34)
Alma materUniversity of the Arts London
Years active2013–present

Stacy Martin (born 20 March 1990)[1] is a French actress. Her breakthrough role was playing Joe as a young woman in Lars von Trier's 2013 drama film Nymphomaniac. Other credits include The Childhood of a Leader (2015), All the Money in the World (2017), Amanda (2018), The Evening Hour (2020), Lovers (2020), and The Serpent (2021).

Early life[edit]

Martin was born in Paris,[1] where she spent her early childhood. She moved to Tokyo when she was seven, where she lived with her French father, René Martin, a hairstylist, and her English mother, Annette, until she was thirteen.[2] She then returned to Paris.[2] After finishing school, she moved to London to study Media and Cultural Studies at the University of the Arts London's College of Communication whilst modelling on the side. She studied the Meisner technique of acting at the Actors' Temple.[3]


In 2013, Martin starred as Young Joe aged 15 to 31, in the drama film Nymphomaniac.[4][5] For her role in the film, which had real sex scenes and featured hardcore porn in some cases; Martin had a "porn double" and used a prosthetic vagina.[2][6] The role earned her nominations for Best Actress from two Danish organizations, the Robert Awards and the Bodil Awards. She was also a part of the Breakthrough Brits of 2014 which was organized by BAFTA to recognize emerging talents. She played Faye in the 2015 film High-Rise[7] and Young Dora in Tale of Tales, also in 2015.

As a model, Martin was part of the Rag & Bone Spring 2014 campaign and the Miu Miu 2014 and 2015 Fall/Winter campaigns, and served as the face of Miu Miu's first fragrance.


Stacy Martin at Nymphomaniac One Night Stand Q&A in 2014
Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Nymphomaniac Young Joe
2015 Tale of Tales Young Dora
Subjective Reality Model Short film
The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun Anita
The Childhood of a Leader The Teacher
Taj Mahal Louise
High-Rise Fay
Winter Sophie
2017 The Last Photograph Bird
Redoubtable Anne Wiazemsky
All the Money in the World J. Paul Getty's assistant
2018 Treat Me Like Fire Ella
Rosy Rosy
Leading Lady Parts Herself Short film
Amanda Léna
Vox Lux Eleanor
2019 Casanova, Last Love Marianne de Charpillon
2020 The Night House Madelyne
The Evening Hour Charlotte Carson
Archive Jules Almore J3/J2(voice)
Lovers Lisa Redler
2021 The Electrical Life of Louis Wain Felicie Wain
TBA Halo of Stars Girl in Night Store Post-production
TBA The Brutalist Post-production


2021 The Serpent Juliette Voclain

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Title Award Result
2014 Nymphomaniac Bodil Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
2015 Nymphomaniac: Director's Cut Robert Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated


  1. ^ a b "Stacy Martin - Fast Life". YouTube. Archived from the original on 8 May 2020. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Jo Ellison (21 March 2014). "The Nymph: Stacy Martin in Vogue". Vogue. Archived from the original on 14 April 2015. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  3. ^ "5 Things about Stacy Martin, the Nymphomaniac". Swide. 19 March 2014. Archived from the original on 27 July 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  4. ^ Fan Zhong (19 March 2014). "Stacy Martin Is a Pro". W Magazine. Archived from the original on 10 July 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  5. ^ Charlotte Cripps (19 February 2013). "Nymphomaniac star Stacy Martin talks sex, nudity and porn doubles". The Independent. Archived from the original on 22 February 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  6. ^ Emma Brown (December 2013). "The Young Parisian". Interview Magazine. Archived from the original on 22 October 2020. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  7. ^ Kevin Jagernauth (30 June 2014). "Ben Wheatley's 'High Rise' Adds 'Nymphomaniac' Actress". Indie Wire. Archived from the original on 27 July 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014.

External links[edit]