Cécile de France, natural talent
Cécile de France, the Belgian actress with the fair, straightforward and natural appearance, was born in Namur on 17 July 1975. Her passion for theatre being nourished since her early childhood, she attends courses in Paris, where she is noticed straight away by the agency Artmedia.
Ever since, Cécile de France has been combining theatre, television and film and in no time she became widely known, especially for her female lead in the romantic comedy « L’art (délicat) de la séduction » by Richard Berry.
In 2002, the Belgian actress is awarded the César du meilleur espoir féminin for « L’Auberge espagnole » by Cédric Klapisch. This is followed by the prix du meilleur second rôle féminin in « Les Poupées russes ». Then Cécile de France leaves for Hollywood where she plays a part in « Le Tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours » with Jackie Chan et Arnold Schwarzenegger and in « Here After » by Clint Eastwood. Keen on discovering a variety of parts, she plays a young feminist activist who falls deeply in love with a young girl who grew up in the countryside in the film « La Belle Saison » by Catherine Corsini.
Cécile de France, who is always looking for new challenges, will continue to surprise us.
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