Léa Seydoux

Actress / Film Actress | * 07/01/1985 (36) | Passy, Paris (France)
Léa Hélène Seydoux-Fornier de Clausonne (French: [le.a sɛ.du] (listen); born 1 July 1985) is a French actress. She began her acting career in French cinema, appearing in films such as The Last Mistress (2007) and On War (2008). Seydoux first came to attention after she won the Trophée Chopard and received her first César Award nomination, for her performance in The Beautiful Person (2008). Since then, Seydoux has appeared in major Hollywood films including Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds (2009), Ridley Scott's Robin Hood (2010), Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris (2011) and the action film Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011). In French cinema, she was nominated for the César Award for Most Promising Actress for a second time for her role in Belle Épine (2010) and was nom... ()
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Léa Seydoux (born 1 July 1985) is a French actress and model. Along with award-winning performances in French cinema and television, she has appeared in major films including Inglorious Basterds, Robin Hood, Midnight in Paris, and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. In 2013 she shared the Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival for the film Blue Is the Warmest Color. It was announced early 2014 that Lea will be nominated for the Rising Star Award of the BAFTAs.Early lifeLéa Seydoux is the daughter of businessman Henri Seydoux and Valérie Schlumberger. She has five younger siblings and an older Sister, Camille. Seydoux was born in the Parisian district of Passy, but grew up in Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Her parents divorced when she was a small child. Through her family involvement in media and entertainment, Seydoux grew up acquainted with prominent artists such as photographer Nan Goldin, Lou Reed, and Mick Jagger.The Seydoux family is widely known in France. Her grandfather, Jérôme Seydoux, is the chairman of Pathé; her granduncle, Nicolas Seydoux, is the chairman of Gaumont Film Company;her other granduncle, Michel Seydoux, also a cinema producer, is currently the chairman of the Lille football club, LOSC; and her father is CEO of the French wireless company Parrot.Her mother Valérie Schlumberger is a former actress and the founder of the boutique CSAO (Compagnie d'Afrique du Sénégal et de l'Afrique de l'ouest), which promotes the work of African artists, and Seydoux once worked as a model for their jewelry line Jokko. Schlumberger, who lived in Senegal as a teenager, is also the founder of the charitable organization ASAO (Association pour le Sénégal et l'Afrique de l'Ouest).Seydoux describes her youthful self as short-haired, slightly disheveled, and widely viewed as a bit strange: "People liked me, but I always felt like a misfit." Still concerned for her shyness in adulthood, Seydoux has admitted to having had an anxiety crisis during the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.

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

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Awards & Nominations for Léa Seydoux

2x César Award for Best Actress European Film Academy People's Choice Award for Best European Film

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Movies with Léa Seydoux as Actress(42)

as Dr. Madeleine Swann2021 No Time to Die
as Simone2021 The French Dispatch
as France de Meurs2021 France
as Caprice2021 Crimes of the Future
as Claude2019 Oh Mercy
as Tanya Averina2018 Kursk
as Zoe2018 Zoe
as Suzanne Knipper2016 It's Only the End of the World
as Dr. Madeleine Swann2015 Spectre
as Loner Leader2015 The Lobster
as Célestine2015 Diary of a Chambermaid
as Loulou de la Falaise2014 Saint Laurent
as Clotilde2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel
as La belle2014 Beauty and the Beast
as Karole2013 Grand Central
as Sidonie Laborde2012 Farewell, My Queen
as Louise2012 Sister
as Ève2011 My Wife's Romance
as Gabrielle2011 Midnight in Paris
as Marie-Julie2010 Little Tailor
as Prudence Friedmann2010 Belle épine
as Blanche de Montfort2010 Mysteries of Lisbon
as Fleur2010 Traceless
as Marjoline2010 Roses on Credit
as Isabella of Angoulême2010 Robin Hood
as Léa2009 Going South
as Charlotte LaPadite2009 Inglourious Basterds
as Maria2009 Lourdes
as La fille du métro2009 The Illusions
as Gisèle2008 Dolls and Angels
as Marie2008 On War
as Olivia2007 The Last Mistress
as Jenny2007 13 French Street
as Aurore2006 My Friends

TV Shows/Series with Léa Seydoux as Actress(4)

as Blanche de Montfort2011 Mysteries of Lisbon
as herself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as La lycéenne2002 Père et Maire

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Léa Seydoux
Citizenship: France
Born: Monday, 07/01 1985 (July) in Passy, Paris (France) (current age: 36 years + 161 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN), French (FR, native language)
Member of: Collectif 50/50
Siblings: Camille Seydoux
Father: Henri Seydoux
Mother: Valérie Schlumberger
Other names for Léa Seydoux (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Леа Сейду"
"Léa Hélène Seydoux-Fornier de Clausonne"
"레아 세이두"
Léa Seydoux frequently works together with these people:
Wes Anderson (8x, Crew)
Daniel Craig (7x, Actor)
Niko Goršič (6x, Cast)
Bertrand Bonello (6x, Crew)
Louis Garrel (5x, Actor)
Neal Purvis (5x, Crew)
Nick Jonas (4x, Actor)
Jimmy Fallon (4x, Actor)
Jina Jay (4x, Crew)
Benoît Jacquot (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:362, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 12/05/2021