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The worlds' most beautiful actresses hail from France: Audrey Tautou, Ludivine Sagnier, Sophie Marceau, Julie Delpy, Juliette Binoche, Catherine Deneuve, Emmanuelle Beart, Virginie Ledoyen, Eva Green, and many, many more.

French Actress Photo Gallery
Gorgeous photos of gorgeous actresses.

Isabelle Adjani
Isabelle Adjani is a César Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated French film actress and singer.

Nathalie Baye
Nathalie Baye is one of France's most accomplished actresses. Her career spans such hits as Truffaut's "Day for Night" and "Le Petit Lieutenant."

Isild le Besco
An interview with Isild le Besco, the insanely talented French actress who recently finished directing her second film Charly.

Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche first attracted international attention for her luminescent performance in "The Unbearable Lightness of Being." Binoche went on to win an Oscar for best supporting actress for "The English Patient."

Emmanuelle Beart
A profile of French actress Emmanuelle Béart who won a Cesar in 1986 For "Manon of the Spring" and has been a staple of French cinema ever since.

Élodie Bouchez
Elodie Bouchez is best known for award winning performances in "Wild Reeds" and "The Dreamlife of Angels." Bouchez also had a recurring role on "The L Word" and joined the cast of "24" in its fifth season.

Marion Cotillard
French actress Marion Cotillard is best known for her bravura performance as Edith Piaf in "La Vie en Rose."

Julie Delpy
Julie Delpy is a French-American actress, Academy Award-nominated screenwriter, director and singer.

Émilie Dequenne
A profile of rising young star Émilie Dequenne ("Rosetta," "The Housekeeper.")

Catherine Deneuve
French actress Catherine Deneuve has become a French institution. The extraordinary beauty has appeared in nearly 100 films with unforgettable performances in such films as "The Umbrellas The Umbrellas of Cherbourg," "Belle du Jour" and "Indochine."

Cecile De France
Cecile De France made her international breakthrough with the horror thriller "High Tension." The award winning actress has starred in such hit films as "L'Auberge Espagnol," "Around the World in 80 Days" and "Avenue Montaigne"

Deborah Francois
Deborah Francois has been nominated two years in a row for Most Promising Actress Cesar for her striking performances in "The Child" and The Page Turner."

Sara Forestier
Sara Forestier is a rising star in France. The eighteen year old actress won a Cesar award for most promising newcomer for her performance in "L'Esquive." She will next be scene in Tom Tykwer's adapation of "Perfume: The Story of Murderer."

Charlotte Gainsbourg
Daughter of French pop star Serge Gainsbourg and English actress Jane Birkin, actress Charlotte Gainsbourg has emerged as a veritable star in her own right.

Eva Green
Eva Green is quickly rising to fame with starring roles in Bernardo Bertolucci's erotic drama "The Dreamers" and opposite Orlando Bloom in Ridley Scott's "The Kingdom of Heaven."

Sophie Guillemin
Twice nominated for a Cesar Award for most promising actress, young Sophie Guillemin has captivated French audiences.

Marina Hands
French actress Marina Hands won the 2007 César Award for Best Actress for her performance in "Lady Chatterley."

Irène Jacob
French actress Irene Jacob gained international recognition through her work with Polish film director Krzysztof Kieslowski, who cast her in the lead role of "The Double Life of Véronique" and "Red."

Virginie Ledoyen
Virginie Ledoyen started modeling at the tender age of two and acted in her first film at the age of nine. She's been delighting audiences ever since. Ledoyen became a star in France with her performance in Benoit Jacquot's "A Single Girl" and an international sensation after appearing opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in "The Beach." A profile of the French actress.

Sophie Marceau
Sophie Marceau is not just another Bond Girl. The sexy French actress has delighted French audiences since her teenage debut in "La Boum" and impressed critics with serious performances in such films as "Anna Karenina," and "La Fidélité."

Roxane Mesquida
A profile of smoldering beauty Roxane Mesquida, star of Catherine Breillant films "Fat Girl" and "Sex is Comedy."

Anne Parillaud
French actress Anne Parillaud is the original Femme Nikita.

Clémence Poésy
Clémence Poésy got her first big break being cast as Fleur Delacour in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire." She'll next be seen in "In Bruges" at the Sundance Film Festival.

Natacha Regnier
French actress Natacha Regnier is best known for her role in the "Dreamlife of Angels."

Ludivine Sagnier
A biography of Ludivine Sagnier, the French actress who broke out in Francois Ozon's films "Swimming Pool" and "8 Women" and became an American hit with her performance as Tinkerbell in "Peter Pan."

Audrey Tautou
A profile of French actress Audrey Tautou, who achieved international fame with her impish performance in Jean Pierre Jeunet's "Amelie."

Sylvie Testud
A profile of Sylvie Testud, winner of the 2004 Cesar for her performance in Alain Corneau's "Fear and Trembling" (Stupeur et Tremblements.")

Fanny Valette
French actress Fanny Valette was named one of European films' Shooting Stars by European Film Promotion. She's best known for award winning performance in "Little Jerusalem."

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