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Marina Foïs

Marina Sylvie Foïs (born 21 January 1970) is a French actress. Born in Boulogne-Billancourt in the department of Hauts-de-Seine in a family from Russian, Jewish Egyptian, German and Italian ancestry, Marina Foïs was discovered in 1986 for her comedy work in The School for Wives, at the age of 16. She decided to take classes by correspondence and obtained her high school final exam two years later. She then joined The Royal Imperial Green Rabbit Company, which later became Les Robins des Bois, composed of students from the Cours Florent taught by Isabelle Nanty. The troupe caught the attention of Dominique Farrugia in 1996 and went on to act and direct in the Comédie+ show La Grosse Émission for two years. During that period, Foïs co-wrote sketches with Pierre-François Martin-Laval, playing a number of various characters, like the dim-witted Sophie Pétoncule and the pedantic director Marie-Mûre. The show continued the next year on Canal+ and had a bigger audience. In June 2001, Foïs and the troupe parted ways to focus on their individual film careers. Marina Foïs became a prolific actress, with two to five films released every year. On 25th November 2020, it was announced that she will be the host for the 46th César Awards. Marina Foïs has two sisters. Giulia Foïs is a journalist at Libération and a former columnist in the program Arrêt sur images presented by Daniel Schneidermann on France 5, and a current news anchor on I-Télé. Her second sister Elena is a doctor. Their brother, Fabio, died of an airplane crash while participating in an aerobatic demonstration. Marina was in a partnership with fellow "Robins des Bois" actor Maurice Barthélémy. She also dated Maxime Lefrançois, Mister Univers 2010. She started dating the director Éric Lartigau in 1999. On December 3, 2004, she gave birth to a boy, Lazare at the Hôpital Saint-Antoine in Paris. They had a second son, Georges, born on 25 September 2008. Source: Article "Marina Foïs" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

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Jan 21, 1970 In Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Assoiffés
Latest Project:
Movie La Salamandre 2022
Known For
Poster of Enormous
Poster of Gaspard at the Wedding
Poster of 22 Bullets
Poster of Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra
Movie Assoiffés 2022
Movie Papa ou Maman Collection Florence Corrigan 2022
Movie La Salamandre Catherine 2022
Movie Some Like It Rare Sophie 2021-09-10
Movie The Divide Julie 2021-07-09
Movie Enormous Claire Girard 2020-09-02
Movie The Players 2020-07-15
Movie Conviction Nora 2019-02-06
Series Savages Marion 2019-09-23
Movie Sink or Swim Claire, Bertrand's wife 2018-10-24
Movie The Workshop Olivia Dejazet 2017-10-11
Movie Gaspard at the Wedding Peggy 2017-10-23
Movie Two Snails Set Off (voice) 2017-06-08
Movie La Tour 2 Contrôle Infernale La conseillère du ministre 2016-02-10
Movie Faultless Constance 2016-07-06
Movie Pericle il nero Anastasia 2016-05-12
Movie Divorce French Style 2 Florence Corrigan 2016-12-07
Movie Daddy or Mommy Florence Leroy 2015-02-04
Movie A Stormy Summer Night 2015-10-07
Movie Démons Katarina 2015-09-15
Movie French Dolls Louise 2014-11-26
Movie Paris Follies Christiane 2014-03-08
Series 3x Manon Monique 2014-04-10
Movie Bodybuilder Léa 2014-10-01
Movie Vandal Hélène, la mère 2013-10-09
Movie Boule & Bill Maman Boule 2013-02-27
Movie Le Débarquement 2 Unknown 2013-12-20
Movie The Ultimate Accessory Sophie 2013-12-11
Movie Maman Alice 2012-05-09
Movie Frank-Etienne Towards Beatitude Unknown 2012-09-07
Movie His Mother's Eyes Maylis Tremazan 2011-03-23
Movie Polisse Iris 2011-10-06
Series Bref Herself 2011-08-29
Movie 22 Bullets Marie Goldman 2010-03-23
Movie Four Lovers Rachel 2010-09-15
Movie The Big Picture Sarah 2010-11-03
Movie Making Plans for Lena Frédérique 2009-09-02
Movie All About Actresses Marina Foïs 2009-01-28
Movie Change of Plans Mélanie 2009-02-18
Movie A Simple Heart Mathilde Aubain 2008-03-26
Movie Me Two Muriel Perrache 2008-06-18
Movie The Joy of Singing Muriel 2008-11-26
Movie Darling Catherine / Sophie / Cécile Nicolle / dite 'Darling' 2007-11-07
Movie A Ticket to Space Soizic 2006-01-16
Movie Les Robins des bois - sont des cons et toujours des cons - Florilèges de sketches 1 et 2 Unknown 2006-11-06
Movie Essaye-moi Unknown 2006-03-06
Movie Les Robins Des Bois sont toujours des cons (Florilège Vol. 2) Marina Foïs 2006-11-05
Movie RRRrrrr!!! Guy 2004-01-28
Movie An Innocent Little Game Axelle 2004-12-15
Movie A boire Bénédicte 2004-12-29
Movie J'me sens pas belle Fanny Fontana 2004-08-04
Movie Bed and Breakfast Caroline 2003-09-03
Movie Hypnotized and Hysterical (Hairstylist Wanted) Natacha 2002-09-10
Movie Accidental Saint Marie 2002-05-15
Movie Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra Sucettalanis 2002-01-30
Movie The Race La jeune nurse 2002-03-27
Movie La Tour Montparnasse Infernale Stéphanie Lanceval 2001-03-28
Movie Les robins des bois - L'instant norvégien Unknown 2001-09-26
Series Burger Quiz Marina Foïs 2001-08-27
Movie Les robins des bois sont des cons (Florilège Vol. 1) Marina Foïs 2000-03-30
Series La Cape et l'Épée pupute la reine 2000-11-04
Movie Les robins des bois un demi siècle d humour 2000-11-22
Movie Influence Peddling l'invitée aux pétards 1999-03-31
Series Vivement dimanche self 1998-09-20
Movie Robin des Bois d'à peu près Alexandre Dumas Unknown 1996-01-01
Movie Casque bleu Julie 1994-06-15
Series Robins des bois, the Story Unknown 1990-01-01