Marceau, Sophie 1966–

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MARCEAU, Sophie 1966


Original name, Sophie Daniele Sylvie Maupu; born November 17, 1966, in Paris, France; daughter of Benoit (a truck driver) and Simone (maiden name, Morisset) Maupu; companion of Andrzej Zulawski (a director), 19852001; children: (with Zulawski) Vincent; (with Jim Lemley, a producer) Juliette. Avocational Interests: Animals, environmental issues, spending time in the country, reading, listening to music, traveling.

Addresses: Agent Artmedia, 20 Avenue Rapp, 75007 Paris, France; International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Contact 13 rue Madeleine Michelle, F92200 NeuillysurSeine, France; c/o Artists Independent Network, 32 Tavistock Street, London WC2E 7PB, England.

Career: Actress, director, and writer. Also worked as a model.

Awards, Honors: Cesar Award, most promising young actress, 1983, for La boum 2; Festival International du Film Romantique Award, best romantic actress, 1988, for Chouans!; Moliere Award, best theatrical revelation, 1991; named an "ambassador of charm" to represent France in East Asia; Golden Camera Award, filminternational, 2000; Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite supporting actressaction, 2000, for The World Is Not Enough; Best Director Award and Grand Prix des Ameriques Award nomination, Montreal World Film Festival, 2002, both for Parlezmoi d'amour.


Film Appearances:

Vic Beretton, La boum (also known as The Party and Ready for Love ), Gaumont, 1981.

Vic Beretton, La boum 2, Gaumont, 1982.

Madeleine de SaintIlette, Fort Saganne, Connoisseur Video, 1984.

Juile, Joyeuses Paques (also known as Happy Easter ), Cerito Films/Sara Film, 1984.

Mary, L'amour braque, Sara Film, 1985.

Noria, the dealer's girlfriend, Police, Gaumont, 1985.

Lola Kolber, Descente aux enfers (also known as Descent into Hell ), La Cinq/Partner's Production, 1986.

(Uncredited) Girl on street, 'Round Midnight (also known as Autour de minuit ), 1986.

Celine, Chouans!, Antenne2/Partner's Production, 1988.

Valentine, L'etudiante (also known as The Student ), Gaumont, 1988.

Blanche, Mes nuits sont plus belles que vos jours (also known as My Nights Are More Beautiful than Your Days ), Saris, 1989.

Bernadette, Pacific Palisades, 1990.

Laura, Pour Sacha (also known as For Sacha ), Alexandre Films, 1991.

Solange at the age of twenty, La note bleue (also known as Blue Note ), Erato Films, 1991.

Title role, Fanfan (also known as Fanfan and Alexandre ), Gaumont, 1993.

Eloise D'Artagnan, La fille de d'Artagnan (also known as D'Artagnan's Daughter and The Daughter of D'Artgnan ), Little Bear Films, 1994.

Princess Isabelle, Braveheart, Paramount/Twentieth CenturyFox, 1995.

Mel Gibson's Braveheart: A Filmmaker's Passion, 1995.

The girl, "The Girl, the Crime," Beyond the Clouds (also known as Ai di la delle nuvole, Jenseits der Wolken, and Pardela les nuages ), Cecchi Gori/Sunshine, 1995.

Elisabeth Laurier, Firelight (also known as FirelightLe lien secret ), Miramax, 1997.

Title role, Anna Karenina (also known as Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina and Anna Karenine ), Warner Bros., 1997.

Marquise du Parc (title role), Marquise, Columbia/TriStar, 1997.

Lila Dubois, Lost and Found, Warner Bros., 1999.

Hippolyta, A Midsummer's Night Dream (also known as William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream ), Fox Searchlight Pictures, 1999.

Franck Spadone, 1999.

Elektra King, The World Is Not Enough (also known as Bond 19, Bond 2000, Death Waits for No Man, Fire and Ice, Pressure Point, and T.W.I.N.E. ), United Artists, 1999.

The Making of 'The World Is Not Enough', Herzog, 1999.

Clelia, La fidelite (also known as Fidelity ), Gemini, 2000.

Lisa/Belphegor, BelphegoLe fantome du Louvre (also known as Belphegor, Pantom of the Louvre ), Bac, 2001.

Polina Delacroix, Alex and Emma, Warner Bros., 2003.

Je reste!, Pathe, 2003.

Film Director:

L'aube a l'envers (short film), Sepia Productions, 1995.

Parlezmoi d'amour (also known as Speak to Me of Love ), Gruppo Minerva, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Fare un film per me e' vivere (also known as Faire un film pour moi c'est vivre and Making a Film for Me Is to Live ), 1996.

Un jour dans la vie du cinema francais (documentary), 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1997.

The Big Breakfast, Channel 4, 2001.

Tout le monde en parle, France 2, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

Eurydice, 1991.

Pygmalion, 1993.


Video Games:

(Uncredited; in archive footage) The World Is Not Enough, Electronic Arts, 2000.



L'aube a l'envers (short film), Sepia Productions, 1995.

Parlezmoi d'amour, Gruppo Minerva, 2002.


Menteuse, Editions Stock (Paris, France), 1995.



Cinema, December, 1999, pp. 3840.

Elle, September, 2001, pp. 1621.

Los Angeles Times, April 10, 1997, p. 14.

Premiere, June, 1998, pp. 100103.

Studio, July, 1999, pp. 9, 79, 8089.

Total Film, November, 1999, pp. 2629.

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