Mélanie Laurent

21 Feb 1983

Actor, Director, Writer

Mélanie Laurent is a French actress, director, and writer, perhaps best known to international audiences for her role in Inglourious Basterds.

Laurent was born in Paris, the daughter of Annick, a ballerina, and Pierre Laurent, a voiceover actor. Laurent is Jewish, and has both Ashkenazi and Tunisian Sephardic ancestry. Her grandfather survived deportation by the Nazis.

Laurent had a long relationship with fellow French actor Julien Boisselier. She describes recording artist Damien Rice and Tarantino as her two "masters".

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Filmography (30 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Mia et le lion blanc
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Alice Owen)
(movie, 2018)
···Galveston
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Role: Director
(movie, 2018)
···Operation Finale
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Hanna Elian)
(movie, 2015)
···By the Sea
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Lea)
(movie, 2015)
···Boomerang
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Agathe Rey)
(movie, 2015)
···Aloft
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jannia Ressmore)
(movie, 2014)
···Respire
Genre: Drama
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2013)
···Enemy
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Mary)
(movie, 2013)
···Now You See Me
Genre: Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Alma Dray)
(movie, 2013)
···Night Train to Lisbon
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Young Estefania)
(movie, 2011)
···Requiem Pour Une Tueuse
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lucrèce)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Justine Dhrey)
(movie, 2011)
···Les adoptés
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2010)
···Beginners
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Anna)
(movie, 2010)
···La Rafle
Genre: Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Annette Monod)
(movie, 2009)
···Le Concert
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Anne-Marie Jacquet)
(movie, 2009)
7.8Inglourious Basterds
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Shosanna Dreyfus · Emmanuelle Mimieux)
(movie, 2009)
···Jusqu'à toi
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Chloe)
(movie, 2008)
···Paris
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Laetitia)
(movie, 2007)
···La Chambre des morts
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lucie Hennebelle)
(movie, 2007)
···L'amour caché
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sophie)
(movie, 2007)
···Le tueur
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Stella)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lili)
(movie, 2006)
···Dikkenek
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Natacha)
(movie, 2006)
···Indigènes
Genre: Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Margueritte village Vosges)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as La petite amie de Minskov)
(movie, 2004)
···Le dernier jour
Genre: Drama, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Louise)
(movie, 2004)
···Hainan ji fan
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Sabine)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Alice Arguel (jeune))
(movie, 2002)
···Embrassez qui vous voudrez
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Carole)