Mélanie Laurent – Biography| Career | Works | Family| More

 Who is Mélanie Laurent?

Mélanie Laurent is a Famous French actress and Director born in Paris. She is also known as a pianist and singer. She belongs to a Jewish Family. Laurent first appeared in a Film named The Bridge (1999) she played a small role in that movie when she was just sixteen years old.

After that, she performed in  ‘Dikkenek,’ ‘Don’t Worry, I’m Fine.’ And she proved her talent, gained so much popularity people started recognizing her, and then she gets so many opportunities in the film industry.

Later, then Mélanie stepped herself into direction and singing. In 2015 she did a documentary ‘Tomorrow,’ she also got a Ceaser Award for Best Documentary Film. She also released her Album En attendant in 2011 contains twelve songs, five of which are co-written by Irish folk musician Damien Rice. Her album did so well also ranked 22 and 33 ranks on the Belgian Albums Charts and French Albums.

Family And Childhood

Mélanie was born on February 21, 1983. She is from a Jewish Family. Her mother, Annick, is a ballerina. And her father is also well known for his voice Pierre Laurent ‘Ned Flander’s character in the French version of ‘The Simpsons.’  Her grandfather survived deportation by the Nazis.

Melanie Laurent Laurent was in a long relationship with French actor Julien Boisselier then they ended n 2009. Later she told that she is married but she hadn’t released the name of her spouse. She told that she had a child with her partner, son named Léo.

She had a craze and strong feeling for acting from a very young age she often visits the set of Asterix and Obelix vs Caeserwith her friend.

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Mélanie Laurent- Career

At the starting of her career, Laurent played small roles in ‘Summer Things,’ ‘Rice Rhapsody,’ ‘Days of Glory,’ and ‘The Beat That My Heart Skipped” in such movies.  She got a real breakthrough in the movie’ don’t Worry, I’m Fine’ because at that time she lost her 19 years old twin brother.  Mélanie got awards for that performance for both movies.
She performed in so many short films including Paris (2008) and Enemy.  Laurent had also done successful Hollywood movies Beginners (2011) and the caper Now You See Me (2013).
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And she also awarded for  San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Her other notable work includes The Round-Up (2010), the comedy-drama Et soudain, tout le monde me manque (2011), Night Train to Lisbon (2013).
She also worked as a voice artist gave her voice in the famous films Mary Katherine and Disgust in the French dubs of Epic (2013) and Inside Out (2015).
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Filmmaker Career

Her first debut as a director was in 2008 directed a short film De moins en moins , she also wrote a 7-minute film about a patient who “remembers less and less” in front of her psychiatrist. this film was awarded as Best Short film at the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival.

Also directed a short film X-Femmes which was released on the french television Canal+ on 26 October 2008. In 2015 she did a documentary ‘Tomorrow,’ she also got a Ceaser Award for Best Documentary Film.

Awards For Notable Work

  • Mélanie was awarded César Award and Lumières Award in the  Most Promising Actress category For her role in Don’t Worry, I’m Fine.
  • Mélanie earned a numbesr of awards for her role in Inglourious Basterds including the Best Actress Award at the Austin Film Critics Association Awards and Online Film Critics Society Awards.
  • She won the César Award for Best Documentary Film for the short film’ Tomorrow’.

Upcoming works of Mélanie Laurent

Oxygen science fiction thriller film in which you can see her. This movie is directed by Alexandre Aja from a play by Christie LeBlanc. The cast of this movie is  Mélanie Laurent, Mathieu Amalric and Malik Zidi. The film will be released by Netflix on May 12, 2021.

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