Juliette Binoche - Details


Juliette BinocheBinoche won the 1997 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Anthony Minghella's "English Patient, The (1996)," co-starring with Ralph Fiennes and Kristin Scott Thomas. Prior to that, Binoche came to international attention starring with Lena Olin and Daniel Day Lewis in Philip Kaufman's acclaimed "Unbearable Lightness of Being, The (1988)." A long-time collaborator of director Krzysztof Kieslowski, she starred in each segment of his "Three Colors" trilogy winning, among other awards, the Cesar, the Felix Award and the Venice Film Festival Award for Best Actress for her role in "Blue" as a composer facing the loss of her husband and child.

After studying at the French Conservatory, Juliette Binoche was given her first major film role by Jean-Luc Godard in "Je vous salue, Marie (1985)." She went to star in André Téchiné's "Rendez-vous" and Leos Carax's recently rediscovered "The Lovers on the Bridge." Other roles include Carax's "Bad Blood," Louis Malle's "Damage" with Jeremy Irons, Jean-Paul Rappeneau's "The Horseman on the Roof" and Peter Kosminsky's "Wuthering Heights" with Ralph Fiennes.

Binoche most recently was seen in Diane Kury's "Les Enfants du Siecle" and Andre Techine's "Alice and Martin." Her other recent projects include Patrice Leconte's "The Widow of Saint Pierre" with Daniel Auteiul and Michael Haneke's "Code Unknown." Last year, Binoche made her London stage debut in the Almeida production of Pirandello's "Naked."


  • 9th March 1964 - Birth