Full Name: Catherine Fabienne Dorléac
Date of birth: October 22, 1943(75 years old)
Born October 22, 1943. Catherine Deneuve came from a family of artists, daughter of actors Maurice Dorléac and Renée Simonot. Her older sister, Françoise Dorléac, convinced her to become an actress. Determined to shine with her own light, Catherine chooses as her artistic surname the maiden name of her mother, Deneuve. His first big break came in 1964 with 'The Umbrellas of Cherbourg', a musical film directed by Jacques Demy and which won the Palme d'Or at Cannes. Two years later she starred in 'Repulsion', one of Roman Polanski's masterpieces. In this way, she began to become one of the great French actresses. In 1967s he starred in 'The Young Girls of Rochefort' along with her sister Françoise, who died three months after the premiere in a traffic accident. With more than six decades of cinematographic career, Catherine Deneuve has worked with directors like Manoel de Oliveria, Agnès Varda, André Téchiné, Lars von Trier or François Ozon. She was the muse of François Truffaut and Luis Buñuel. Among her most lauded works are 'Belle de jour', 'The Last Metro', 'The Hunger', 'Indochine' (for which she was nominated for an Oscar), 'My favorite season', 'Dancer in the dark', '8 women 'and 'Three hearts'.
Catherine Deneuve has been active for 55 years, participating in 20 movies that average a 7.4/10 score.
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