Emmanuelle Seigner

Emmanuelle Seigner

  • Born on
    • June 22nd, 1966
Emmanuelle Seigner (born 22 June 1966) is a French actress, former fashion model, and singer. She is known for her roles in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007), The Ninth Gate (1999) and Frantic (1988). She has been nominated for a César Award for Best Actress for Venus in Fur (2013), and for two César Awards for Best Supporting Actress in Place Vendôme (1998) and La Vie En Rose (2007). She has been married to Polish film director Roman Polanski since 30 August 1989. Seigner was born in Paris to a photographer father and a journalist mother. She is the granddaughter of the actor Louis Seigner and sister of the actress Mathilde Seigner. She was educated at a Catholic convent school and began modelling at the age of fourteen. She married Roman Polanski on 30 August 1989, and they have two children: daughter Morgane and son Elvis. Polanski is 33 years her senior. Her husband directed her in Frantic (1988), Bitter Moon (1992), The Ninth Gate (1999), Venus in Fur (2013), Based On A True Story (2017) and An Officer and a Spy (2019). In 2010, Seigner was featured in Jerzy Skolimowski's Essential Killing, which went on to win the Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival. In 2012, she played the principal role of Vanda in Polanski's French film adaption of David Ives's two-character play Venus in Fur, based on the Austrian novel of the near-same name, for which she received praise as Vanda, an actress, playing against writer and theatre director Thomas played by Mathieu Amalric. Seigner appears as the main character in the music video "Hands Around My Throat" by Death in Vegas. In 2006, she became the lead singer of the pop rock band Ultra Orange, and the group's name was changed to Ultra Orange & Emmanuelle. They released a self-titled album in 2007. Seigner released a solo album called Distant Lover in 2014. She and Polanski live with their two children in Paris. She was an ambassadress of the Polish brand Dr Irena Eris. Source: Article "Emmanuelle Seigner" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

Starring Emmanuelle Seigner on Plex


Acting (28 Credits)

2019An Officer and a Spy as Pauline Monnier
2018At Eternity's Gate as Madame Ginoux
2017D'après une histoire vraie as Delphine
2016Heal the Living as Marianne
2016The Siege of Jadotville as Madame LaFontagne
2013Venus in Fur as Vanda
2012A Few Hours of Spring as Clémence
2012The Man Who Laughs as Josiane
2012In the House as Esther
2011Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir
2010Essential Killing as Margaret
2009Giallo as Linda
2009Le code a changé as Sarah Mattei
2007The Diving Bell and the Butterfly as Céline Desmoulins
2007La Vie En Rose as Titine
2007Four Last Songs as Helena
2005Backstage as Lauren Waks
2004Happily Ever After as Nathalie
2003Body to Body as Laura
2003Os Imortais as Madeleine Durand
1999Buddy Boy as Gloria
1999The Ninth Gate as The Girl
1998Place Vendôme as Nathalie
1997RPM as Michelle Claire
1997Nirvana as Lisa
1992Bitter Moon as Mimi
1988Frantic as Michelle
1985Detective as Princess of the Bahamas


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