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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
Height5'4" (1.63m)
PartnerDaniel Day-Lewis, Bruno Nuytten, Stéphane Delajoux, Warren Beatty
ChildrenBarnabé Nuytten, Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis
ParentsMohammed Chérif Adjani, Emma Augusta Adjani
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How Victor Hugo’s daughter stalked an unlucky British soldier across the Atlantic

  • In writing biographies of Florence Nightingale and the campaigning pacifist Vera Brittain, Mark Bostridge focused on two women of exceptional wilfulness and strong character. His new book runs “in pursuit” of someone totally different – the pathetic and elusive figure of Victor Hugo’s younger daughter Adèle, whose life was dominated first by her egomaniacal father and then by her neurotically obsessive infatuation with a British army officer.

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French actor Isabelle Adjani gets 2 year suspended sentence for tax evasion and money laundering

Award-winning actress Isabelle Adjani, who did not attend her trial in Paris due to “acute illness”, received a €250,000 fine and two-year suspended sentence for tax evasion.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Wingwomen
Wingwomen
1h 54min
2023
Wish
Wish
PG
1h 32min
2023
Adieu vinyle
Adieu vinyle
1h 34min
2023
Masquerade
Masquerade
2h 14min
2022
Toxic Affair
Toxic Affair
1h 29min
1993
You've Got Beautiful Stairs, You Know
You've Got Beautiful Stairs, You Know
0h 3min
1986
Subway
Subway
R
1h 44min
1985
Tout feu, tout flamme
Tout feu, tout flamme
1h 48min
1982
Quartet
Quartet
R
1h 41min
1981
Peter von Kant
Peter von Kant
1h 25min
2022
Sisters
Sisters
1h 39min
2021
The World Is Yours
The World Is Yours
1h 34min
2018
Carole Matthieu
Carole Matthieu
1h 25min
2016
Sous les jupes des filles
Sous les jupes des filles
1h 56min
2014
Ishkq in Paris
Ishkq in Paris
1h 35min
2013
De force
De force
1h 36min
2011
Mammuth
Mammuth
1h 32min
2011
Skirt Day
Skirt Day
1h 27min
2010
Chacun Son Cinema
Chacun Son Cinema
1h 40min
2007
Bon Voyage
Bon Voyage
PG-13
1h 54min
1975
Adolphe
Adolphe
1h 42min
2002
La repentie
La repentie
2h 5min
2002
Diabolique
Diabolique
R
1h 47min
1996
Queen Margot
Queen Margot
R
2h 23min
1994
Camille Claudel
Camille Claudel
R
2h 39min
1989

Albums

Adjani [Original Soundtrack]
Adjani [Original Soundtrack]
2023
Princesse au petit pois
Princesse au petit pois
2021
Pull Marine
Pull Marine
1998

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2019César AwardBest Actress in a Supporting RoleThe World Is Yours (film)Nominated
1990Academy AwardActress in a Leading RoleCamille Claudel (film)Nominated
1981Cannes Film FestivalBest ActressPossession (1981 film)Winner
1981Cannes Film FestivalBest ActressQuartet (1981 film)Winner
1976Cannes Film FestivalBest ActressThe Story of Adele H.Nominated
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