About this actor
Juliette Binoche (French pronunciation: [ʒyljɛt binɔʃ]; born 9 March 1964) is a French actress, who has appeared in more than 40 films since 1983. While appearing on stage in her teens, Binoche studied theater. She became a leading actress firstly in French cinema with her role in the successful André Téchiné's drama Rendez-vous, then gained international acclaim for her performance in The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988). She won a César Award for Best Actress and the Venice Film Festival for Best Actress for Three Colors: Blue (1993), and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in The English Patient (1996). Other notable performances include Les Amants du Pont Neuf (1991), Damage (1992), Chocolat (2000), Caché (2005), The Flight of the Red Balloon (2007), and Certified Copy (2010) for which she received the Best Actress Award at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, making her the first actress to win the European "triple crown". Binoche was born in Paris, the daughter of Jean...