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Isabelle Adjani

Film Actress / Stage Actress | * 06/27/1955 (65) | Gennevilliers, Hauts-de-Seine (France)
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Isabelle Yasmina Adjani (born 27 June 1955) is a French actress and singer. She is the only person in history to win five César Awards; she won the Best Actress award for Possession (1981), One Deadly Summer (1983), Camille Claudel (1988), La Reine Margot (1994) and Skirt Day (2009). She was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 2010 and a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters in 2014. Her performance as Adèle Hugo in the 1975 film The Story of Adèle H., earned Adjani her first nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. At age 20, she became the youngest nominee in the Best Actress category at the time. Her second nomination—for Camille Claudel–made her the first French actress to receive two nominations for foreign-language films. She won the Best Actress award at the 1981 Cannes Film Festival for her performances in ()
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Isabelle Yasmine Adjani (born 27 June 1955) is a French film actress and singer. Adjani has appeared in 30 films since 1970. She holds the record for most César Award for Best Actress with five, for Possession (1981), One Deadly Summer (1983), Camille Claudel (1988), Queen Margot (1994) and Skirt Day (2009). She was also given a double Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Award in 1981. She also received two Academy Award nominations for Best Actress. She performs in French, English, and German.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Isabelle Adjani

Commandeur Des Arts Et Des Lettres‎ Prix du Syndicat De La Critique Prix Suzanne Bianchetti National Board of Review of Motion Pictures New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress David Di Donatello for Best Foreign Actress Cartagena Film Festival Bambi Award 2x Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress César Award for Best Actress Fantasporto Globes De Cristal Awards Knight of The Legion of Honour Prix De La Laïcité Silver Bear for Best Actress 2x Academy Award for Best Actress National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress 8x César Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Isabelle Adjani as Actress(50)

2021 Sisters
as Self - Actress (archive footage)2019 Salman Rushdie: Death on a Trail
as Danny2018 The World Is Yours
as Carole Matthieu2016 Carole Matthieu
as Lily2014 French Women
as Marie Elise2013 Ishkq in Paris
as Madame Hansen-Bergmann2012 David et Madame Hansen
as Commandant Clara Damico2011 Force
as L'amour perdu de Serge2010 Mammuth
as Sonia Bergerac2008 Skirt Day
as The Star2003 Monsieur Ibrahim
as Viviane Denvers2003 Bon Voyage
as Charlotte / Leïla2002 The Repentant
as Ellénore2002 Adolphe
as Mia Baran1996 Diabolique
as Self - in Cannes1995 One Hundred and One Nights
as Margot1994 Queen Margot
as Narrator (voice)1990 Lung Ta: The Forgotten Tibet
as Camille Claudel1988 Camille Claudel
as Shirra Assel1987 Ishtar
as Héléna1985 Subway
as Eliane dite 'Elle'1983 One Deadly Summer
as Catherine Leiris / Lucie Brentano / Ève Granger / Dorothée Ortis / Ariane Chevalier / Charlotte Vinc1983 Deadly Circuit
as Pauline Valance1982 All Fired Up
as Antonieta Rivas Mercado1982 Antonieta
as Herself (uncredited)1982 The Last Horror Film
as Marya 'Mado' Zelli1981 Quartet
as Anna / Helen1981 Possession
as Emily Brontë1979 The Bronte Sisters
as Lucy Harker1979 Nosferatu the Vampyre
as The Player1978 The Driver
1977 Ariane
as Violette Clot1977 Violette et François
as Stella1976 The Tenant
as Laure1976 Barocco
as Adèle Hugo1975 The Story of Adele H.
as Ondine1975 Ondine
as Isabelle Doulean1974 The Slap
as Agnès1973 L'école des femmes
as Rose1970 Le petit bougnat

TV Shows/Series with Isabelle Adjani as Actress(3)

as elle-même2015 Call My Agent!
as herself1971 Samedi soir

Movies with Isabelle Adjani as Crew(3)

Production/Associate Producer2016 Carole Matthieu
Production/Producer1988 Camille Claudel
Directing/Script Supervisor1977 The Lorry

Additional Information

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Full Name: Isabelle Adjani
Citizenship: France
Born: Monday, 06/27 1955 (June) in Gennevilliers, Hauts-de-Seine (France) (current age: 65 years + 351 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: German (DE), French (FR, native language)
Educated at: Cours Florent
Member of: Salle Richelieu
Father: Mohammed Chérif Adjani
Mother: Emma Augusta Adjani
Other names for Isabelle Adjani (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Isabelle Yasmine Adjani"
"이자벨 아자니"
"Isabelle Yasmina Adjani"
Isabelle Adjani frequently works together with these people:
Luc Besson (6x, Crew)
Gérard Depardieu (6x, Actor)
Werner Herzog (6x, Crew)
Agnès Varda (5x, Crew)
Alexandre Astier (5x, Actor)
Bruno Nuytten (5x, Crew)
Warren Beatty (4x, Actor)
Jean-Claude Brialy (4x, Actor)
David Winters (4x, Crew)
Michel Drucker (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6337, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/25/2021