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Emmanuelle Seigner

Emmanuelle Seigner (born 22 June 1966) is a French actress, former fashion model, and singer. She is known for her roles in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007), The Ninth Gate (1999) and Frantic (1988). She has been nominated for a César Award for Best Actress for Venus in Fur (2013), and for two César Awards for Best Supporting Actress in Place Vendôme (1998) and La Vie En Rose (2007). She has been married to Polish film director Roman Polanski since 30 August 1989. Seigner was born in Paris to a photographer father and a journalist mother. She is the granddaughter of the actor Louis Seigner and sister of the actress Mathilde Seigner. She was educated at a Catholic convent school and began modelling at the age of fourteen. She married Roman Polanski on 30 August 1989, and they have two children: daughter Morgane and son Elvis. Polanski is 33 years her senior. Her husband directed her in Frantic (1988), Bitter Moon (1992), The Ninth Gate (1999), Venus In Fur (2013), Based On A True Story (2017) and An Officer and a Spy (2019). In 2010, Seigner was featured in Jerzy Skolimowski's Essential Killing, which went on to win the Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival. In 2012, she played the principal role of Vanda in Polanski's French film adaption of David Ives's two-character play Venus in Fur, based on the Austrian novel of the near-same name, for which she received praise as Vanda, an actress, playing against writer and theatre director Thomas played by Mathieu Amalric. Seigner appears as the main character in the music video "Hands Around My Throat" by Death in Vegas. In 2006, she became the lead singer of the pop rock band Ultra Orange, and the group's name was changed to Ultra Orange & Emmanuelle. They released a self-titled album in 2007. Seigner released a solo album called Distant Lover in 2014. She and Polanski live with their two children in Paris. She was an ambassadress of the Polish brand Dr Irena Eris. Source: Article "Emmanuelle Seigner" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

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Jun 22, 1966 In Paris, France
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Detective 1985-08-23
Latest Project:
Movie An Officer and a Spy 2019-09-30
Known For
Poster of At Eternity's Gate
Poster of The Siege of Jadotville
Poster of The Ninth Gate
Poster of Detective
Movie An Officer and a Spy Pauline Monnier 2019-09-30
Series Insoupçonnable Chloé Fisher 2018-08-31
Movie At Eternity's Gate Madame Ginoux 2018-11-15
Movie Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait Herself 2017-05-05
Movie Based on a True Story Delphine 2017-11-01
Movie The Siege of Jadotville Madame LaFontagne 2016-09-19
Movie Stalin's Couch Lidia 2016-11-13
Movie Heal the Living Marianne 2016-11-01
Movie Venus in Fur Vanda 2013-05-28
Movie Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out 2012-09-09
Movie A Few Hours of Spring Clémence 2012-09-19
Movie The Man Who Laughs Josiane 2012-12-26
Movie In the House Esther 2012-09-26
Movie Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir Unknown 2011-09-27
Movie Chicas Nuria 2010-03-10
Movie Giallo Linda 2010-03-13
Movie Essential Killing Margaret 2010-09-06
Movie Change of Plans Sarah Mattei 2009-02-18
Movie La Vie en Rose Titine 2007-02-14
Movie Four Last Songs Helena 2007-01-11
Movie The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Céline Desmoulins 2007-05-23
Movie Backstage Lauren Waks 2005-11-16
Movie Happily Ever After Nathalie 2004-08-25
Movie Body to Body Laura 2003-04-22
Movie The Immortals Madeleine Durand 2003-11-07
Movie Hotel Laguna Thelma Pianon 2001-04-15
Movie Streghe verso nord Lucilla 2001-11-15
Movie The Ninth Gate The Girl 1999-08-25
Movie Buddy Boy Gloria 1999-09-05
Movie RPM Michelle Claire 1998-06-23
Series Vivement dimanche self 1998-09-20
Movie Place Vendôme Nathalie 1998-10-07
Movie Nirvana Lisa 1997-01-24
Movie The Gods Must Be Daring Bobbi 1997-04-30
Movie Let's Hope It Lasts Julie Neyrac 1996-02-07
Movie The Smile Odile 1994-08-17
Movie Bitter Moon Mimi 1992-09-02
Movie The King of Ads Herself 1991-11-01
Movie Dark Illness The Girl 1990-02-22
Movie Frantic Michelle 1988-02-16
Movie Cours Privé Zanon 1986-11-12
Movie Detective Princess of the Bahamas 1985-08-23