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About Marion Cotillard (1975 – )La Vie en Rose (Musical Biography – PG-13)
Marion Cotillard won the Best Actress Academy Award for her lead performance in the 2007 film La Vie en Rose, the musical biography of legendary French cabaret singer Édith Piaf.
Cotillard was born in Paris on September 30, 1975, and grew up around Orléans, Loiret, in an artistically gifted family. Her father, Jean-Claude Cotillard, is an actor, teacher, former mime, and Award-winning director. Cotillard's mother, Niseema Theillaud, is an actress and drama teacher. Her two younger brothers are twins: Quentin and Guillaume. Guillaume is a screenwriter and director. Cotillard began acting in her childhood, appearing on stage in one of her father's plays.
She was chosen by director Olivier Dahan to portray the French singer Édith Piaf in the biopic La Vie en Rose before he had even met her, saying that he saw a similarity between Piaf's and Cotillard's eyes. Her performance won her widespread praise. When the film premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival, Cotillard received a 15-minute standing ovation. She is the first and so far only actress to win an Academy Award for a performance entirely in the French language.
In 2010, she won a Golden Globe for Best Actress - Comedy or Musical and a Critics' Choice Award nomination for her performance in the musical film Nine. In 2012, she saw wide acclaim for her portrayal of an amputee orca trainer in Rust and Bone. Two years later, she earned rave reviews for her performances in The Immigrant and Two Days, One Night, including her second Best Actress Academy Award for nomination for the latter.
In 2014, Cotillard was named "The Most Bankable French Actress of the 21st Century", with her films taking in more than 37 million in ticket sales in France from 2001 to 2014. Worldwide her films have grossed more than 3 billion dollars.
In the late ‘90s, Cotillard was in a relationship with the French actor Julien Rassam. She also had a long relationship with French actor Stéphan Guérin-Tillié from 2000 until 2005. From 2005 to 2007 she dated the French singer Sinclair. Cotillard has been in a relationship with French actor and director Guillaume Canet since late 2007. The couple have a son, Marcel, born on May 20, 2011.
Marion Cotillard's movie credits include...
|1996||My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument||Student|
|1996||La Belle Verte||Nurse|
|1998||Interdit de vieillirands||Julie Bonzon|
|1999||Blue Away to America||Solange|
|2000||Taxi 2||Lilly Bertineau|
|2001||Une femme piégée||Florence Lacaze|
|2002||A Private Affair||Clarisse Entoven|
|2003||Taxi 3||Lilly Bertineau|
|2003||Love Me If You Dare||Sophie Kowalsky|
|2003||Big Fish||Joséphine Bloom|
|2004||A Very Long Engagement||Tina Lombardi le rat|
|2005||Love Is in the Air||Alice|
|2005||The Black Box||Isabelle Kruger/Alice|
|2005||Edy||Céline/La chanteuse du rêve|
|2006||You and Me||Léna|
|2006||A Good Year||Fanny Chenal|
|2006||Happy Feet||Gloria (voice)|
|2007||La Vie en Rose||Édith Piaf|
|2009||Public Enemies||Billie Frechette|
|2009||The Last Flight||Marie Vallières de Beaumont|
|2010||Inception||Mallorie "Mal" Cobb|
|2010||Little White Lies||Marie|
|2011||Midnight in Paris||Adriana|
|2011||Contagion||Dr. Leonora Orantes|
|2012||Rust and Bone||Stéphanie|
|2012||The Dark Knight Rises||Miranda Tate/Talia al Ghul|
|2013||The Immigrant||Ewa Cybulski|
|2013||Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues||CBC News Co-host Cameo|
|2014||Two Days, One Night||Sandra Bya|
|2016||From the Land of the Moon||Gabrielle Rabascal|
|2016||It's Only the End of the World||Catherine|
Nominations/Awards Won by Marion Cotillard...
|2007||La mome||Academy Award Winner — Best Actress|
|2014||Two Days, One Night||Academy Award Nomination — Best Actress|
“The first English-language movie I saw might have been E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). I remember I was so into it, I cried so loud that the audience around me wanted to take me out of the theater.”
“I'm not somebody who opens up to people very easily. With this form of expression,I think I've found a way to speak to a lot of people and share something of myself, while still keeping my distance.”
Did You Know
Was in consideration for the role of Ryan in “Gravity” (2013) but Sandra Bullock was cast instead.
Re-enacted the iconic shower scene of “Psycho” (1960) in a photoshoot for Vanity Fair in 2008. In the film, the scene was made by Janet Leigh and Cotillard shares the same first name and has the same initials as Janet Leigh's character in “Psycho”, Marion Crane.
Marion Cotillard in Inception (2010).
Marion Cotillard in The Dark Knight Rises (2012).