Isabelle Adjani

Isabelle Adjani

French actress
One of the most recognizable names in French cinema, Isabelle Adjani won her first Oscar and César nominations for role in François Truffaut's 1975 film L'Histoire d'Adèle H., and then went to star in a number of films in both France and Hollywood -- including Nosferatu, Bronte Sisters, Possession, Ishtar, Diabolique, and Bon Voyage, eventually winning four César awards.
BornJune 27, 1955
HometownParis, France
Net worth$40 million
Height5'4" (1.63m)
PartnerDaniel Day-Lewis , Bruno Nuytten
ChildrenBarnabé Nuytten , Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis
ParentsMohammed Chérif Adjani , Emma Augusta Adjani

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1990Academy AwardActress in a Leading RoleCamille Claudel (film)Nominated
1981Cannes Film FestivalBest ActressQuartet (1981 film)Winner
1981Cannes Film FestivalBest ActressPossession (1981 film)Winner
1976Cannes Film FestivalBest ActressThe Story of Adele H.Nominated