Sophie Marceau

Sophie Marceau

actress, director, writer

Sophie Marceau was born on Nov 17, 1966 in France. Sophie Marceau's big-screen debut came with The Party 2 directed by Claude Pinoteau in 1982. Sophie Marceau is known for Firelight directed by William Nicholson, Sophie Marceau stars as Elisabeth Laurier and Stephen Dillane as Charles Godwin. Sophie Marceau has got 8 awards and 6 nominations so far. The most recent award Sophie Marceau achieved is Monte-Carlo Comedy Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Sophie Marceau plays is Jailbirds which will be released on Sep 07, 2016.

Sophie Marceau was born Sophie Danièle Sylvie Maupu in Paris, France, to Simone (Morisset), a shop assistant, and Benoît Maupu, a truck driver. She grew up far from the studio spotlights. When she was 14 she was living in the Paris suburb of Gentilly with her father. She learned from friends that director Claude Pinoteau was looking for new faces for a movie about teenagers called La boum (1980). She auditioned for the role, got it, and the film was a success. She played in La boum 2 (1982), then bought back her contract with Gaumont when she was 16 years old for one million French francs. She is a critically acclaimed actress, having received the Cesar for Best Feminine Hope for "La Boum 2" in 1983. She was elected Romantic actress for Chouans! (1988) at the Festival International du Film Romantique (International Festival of Romantic Movie) of Cabourg in 1988, and was awarded the Moliere of the Best Theatrical Revelation for "Eurydice et Pygmalion" in 1994.

  • Birthday

    Nov 17, 1966
  • Place of Birth

    Paris, France
  • Also known

    소피 마르소, Софи Марсо, Sophie Danièle Sylvie Maupu, 苏菲·玛索

Known For


8 wins & 6 nominations

Monte-Carlo Comedy Film Festival
Best Actress
Winner - Jury Prize
Montréal World Film Festival
For exceptional contribution to the cinematographic art.
Winner - Grand Prix Special des Amériques
Parlez-moi d'amour (2002)
Winner - Best Director
Parlez-moi d'amour (2002)
Winner - Best Director
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