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Marina Foïs

Marina Foïs

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    • January 21st, 1970
Marina Sylvie Foïs (born 21 January 1970) is a French actress. Born in Boulogne-Billancourt in the department of Hauts-de-Seine in a family from Russian, Jewish Egyptian, German and Italian ancestry, Marina Foïs was discovered in 1986 for her comedy work in The School for Wives, at the age of 16. She decided to take classes by correspondence and obtained her high school final exam two years later. She then joined The Royal Imperial Green Rabbit Company, which later became Les Robins des Bois, composed of students from the Cours Florent taught by Isabelle Nanty. The troupe caught the attention of Dominique Farrugia in 1996 and went on to act and direct in the Comédie+ show La Grosse Émission for two years. During that period, Foïs co-wrote sketches with Pierre-François Martin-Laval, playing a number of various characters, like the dim-witted Sophie Pétoncule and the pedantic director Marie-Mûre. The show continued the next year on Canal+ and had a bigger audience. In June 2001, Foïs and the troupe parted ways to focus on their individual film careers. Marina Foïs became a prolific actress, with two to five films released every year. On 25th November 2020, it was announced that she will be the host for the 46th César Awards. Marina Foïs has two sisters. Giulia Foïs is a journalist at Libération and a former columnist in the program Arrêt sur images presented by Daniel Schneidermann on France 5, and a current news anchor on I-Télé. Her second sister Elena is a doctor. Their brother, Fabio, died of an airplane crash while participating in an aerobatic demonstration. Marina was in a partnership with fellow "Robins des Bois" actor Maurice Barthélémy. She also dated Maxime Lefrançois, Mister Univers 2010. She started dating the director Éric Lartigau in 1999. On December 3, 2004, she gave birth to a boy, Lazare at the Hôpital Saint-Antoine in Paris. They had a second son, Georges, born on 25 September 2008. Source: Article "Marina Foïs" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

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Filmography

Acting (34 Credits)

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2021La Salamandre as Catherine
2021Ils sont vivants
2021Some Like It Rare as Sophie
2020The Players
2019Enormous as Claire Girard
2018Conviction as Nora
2018Sink or Swim as Claire, Bertrand's wife
2017The Workshop as Olivia Dejazet
2017Gaspard at the Wedding as Peggy
2016Faultless as Constance
2016Divorce French Style as Florence Corrigan
2016La tour 2 contrôle infernale as La conseillère du ministre
2015Daddy or Mommy as Florence Leroy
2014Paris Follies as Christiane
2014Bodybuilder as Léa
2013Billy and Buddy as Maman Boule
2013The Ultimate Accessory as Sophie
2011Polisse as Iris
2010Four Lovers as RachelWatch Free
201022 Bullets as Marie GoldmanWatch Free
2010The Big Picture as Sarah
2009Making Plans for Lena as Frédérique
2009Le code a changé as Mélanie
2009All About Actresses as Marina Foïs
2008Me Two as Muriel Perrache
2006Try Me
2006A Ticket to Space as Soizic
2004Tell Me I'm Pretty as Fanny Fontana
2004RRRrrrr!!! as Guy
2002The Race as La jeune nurse
2002Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra as Sucettalanis
2001Don't Die Too Hard! as Stéphanie Lanceval
1999Influence Peddling as l'invitée aux pétards
1994Casque bleu as Julie

Writer (1 Credits)

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