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Emmanuelle Seigner Poster

Biography

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Overview (2)

Born in Paris, France
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Emmanuelle Seigner is the daughter of a well known photographer and her mother is a journalist. She was born in Paris, France on June 22, 1966. Her grandfather was Louis Seigner, chairman of the Comédie Française and who also appeared in several movies. Emmanuelle was raised at a convent school . At age fourteen she became a model. Her mysterious beauty made her an international cover-model. Jean-Luc Godard gave her a part in his crime movie Détective (1985), starring Johnny Hallyday and Nathalie Baye. In 1986 Emmanuelle played the part of Zanon a young girl in the movie Cours privé (1986) (by Pierre Granier-Deferre. She met Roman Polanski and married him. He gave her a part in the thriller Frantic (1988) with Harrison Ford. Four years later Polanski gave her the leading part in the movie Bitter Moon (1992).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Wladimir van Heemst <clar@kabelfoon.nl

Spouse (1)

Roman Polanski (30 August 1989 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (12)

Children with Roman Polanski - daughter Morgane Polanski (b. 1993) and son Elvis Polanski (b. 1998).
Granddaughter of actor Louis Seigner.
Tested for Outlaws (1985), the 1985 Robin Davis film packed with French newcomers.
Niece of actress Françoise Seigner.
Began modeling at the age of 14.
Has been lead singer of Ultra Orange & Emmanuelle since 2006.
Had supported Nicolas Sarkozy's 2012 presidential campaign.
Was considered for the role of Madame Maxime on Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), but the role went to Frances de la Tour.
She's a sponsor of ELA (the European leukodystrophy association).
She's a fan of Desperate Housewives (2004).
She's an avid boxer.

Personal Quotes (1)

I don't read. I'm stupid!

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