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Isabelle Yasmine Adjani (born June 27, 1955) is one of France's best known actresses. Multilingual, she performs in her native French language, English and German. Image File history File links Rainha-margot01. ... Image File history File links Rainha-margot01. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...

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Early life

Adjani was born in Gennevilliers, Hauts-de-Seine to an Algerian-Turkish father and a German mother. She was drawn to acting at a young age, playing in amateur theater by the age of twelve. As a fourteen-year-old, she appeared in her first motion picture. Gennevilliers is a commune of France, in the Hauts-de-Seine département, in the northwestern suburb of Paris. ... Hauts-de-Seine is a département in France. ...


Film career

After minor roles in several films, she received positive reviews and much public acclaim for her performance in the 1974 film La Gifle, (The Slap). The following year, she was cast in her first starring role in François Truffaut's film, L'Histoire d'Adèle H., (The Story of Adele H.) which brought her international acclaim; it resulted in nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actress and offers for roles in Hollywood films. 1974 (MCMLXXIV) is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... François Truffaut François Roland Truffaut (born in Paris, on February 6, 1932; died in Neuilly-sur-Seine on October 21, 1984) was one of the founders of the French New Wave in filmmaking, and remains an icon of the French film industry. ... The Story of Adele H. (also LHistoire dAdèle H.) is a 1975 English/French film which tells the story of the real-life Adèle Hugo, the daughter of writer Victor Hugo, whose obsessive love for a naval officer led to her downfall. ... The Academy Award for Best Actress is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... ...


In 1981 Adjani received the César Award, France's equivalent of an Oscar, for her role in Possession. In 1983, she won the César again, for her vengeful turn in the French blockbuster L'ete meurtrier. In 1989, she co-produced and starred in the filmography of tragic French sculptor Camille Claudel, alongside Gerard Depardieu as Rodin. She received her third César Award and second nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the film, which was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Following this publicity, she was chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world. Her unprecedented fourth Cesar win was for the 1994 film La Reine Margot / Queen Margot, an impressive vehicle for Adjani as well as an ensemble epic smoothly directed by opera wunderkind Patrice Chereau. 1981 (MCMLXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The César Award is the national film award of France first given out in 1975. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Possession is the title of several movies, including: 2002 movie Possession is a 2002 motion picture. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Camille Claudel is a 1988 movie about the life of the 19th century female sculptor Camille Claudel. ... Gérard Depardieu (born December 27, 1948) is a French actor. ... Rodins The Burghers of Calais in Calais, France. ... The Academy Award for Best Actress is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... // As a Special Award 1947 Shoeshine (Sciuscià) (Italy) - Societa Co-operativa Alfa Cinematografica - Paolo William Tamburella producer - Vittorio De Sica director 1948 Monsieur Vincent (France) - E. D. I. C., Union Général Cinématographique - George de la Grandiere producer - Maurice Cloche director 1949 The Bicycle Thief (Ladri di biciclette... People, a weekly magazine of celebrity and popular culture news, debuted on February 27, 1974. ... Categories: Literature stubs | Movie stubs | 1845 books | 1994 films | French novels ... Patrice Chéreau (born 1944) is a French director and film maker. ...


Private life

Adjani has two sons: Barnabé with Bruno Nuytten, and Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis from her tempestuous six-year relationship with British actor Daniel Day-Lewis. Gabriel-Kane was born in New York City in 1995, several months after her relationship with Day-Lewis ended. Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born April 29, 1957) is a British/Irish actor. ...


Filmography

  • Bon voyage (2003)
  • Adolphe (2002)
  • La repentie (2001)
  • Diabolique (1996)
  • La Reine Margot (Queen Margot) (1994) (César Award)
  • Toxic Affair (1993)
  • Lung Ta: Les Cavaliers du Vent (1990)
  • Camille Claudel (1988) (César Award - Oscar nomination)
  • Ishtar (1987)
  • Subway (1985)
  • L'été meurtrier (One Deadly Summer) (1983) (César Award)
  • Antonieta (1982)
  • Mortelle randonnee (Deadly Circuit) (1982)
  • L'année prochaine, si tout va bien (Next Year If All Goes Well) (1981)
  • Possession (1981) (César Award)
  • Quartet (1981)
  • Tout feu, tout flamme (All Fired Up) (1981)
  • Clara et les Chics Types (Clara and the Swell Guys) (1980)
  • Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (Nosferatu the Vampyre) (1979)
  • Les Soeurs Bronte (The Bronte Sisters) (1979)
  • The Driver (1978)
  • Barocco (1976)
  • Le locataire (The Tenant) (1976)
  • Violette et François (1976)
  • L'Histoire d'Adèle H. (The Story of Adele H.) (1975) (Oscar nomination)
  • La gifle (The Slap) (1974)
  • L'école des femmes (1972)
  • Faustine (1971)
  • Le petit bougnat (1969)

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External links

  • The IMDb entry on Adjani
  • A Tribute to Gainsbourg, Isabelle Adjani interprète

 
 

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