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|Desc||Catherine Jacob à la cérémonie des prix Lumières|
|Usage||Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0|
Catherine Jacob is ...
|Born||16 December 1956 in 17th arrondissement of Paris|
|Age||66 years, 3 months|
|Sex or gender||female|
|Country of citizenship||France|
|Birth name||Catherine Anne Marie Rachel Jacob|
|Occupation||actor and film actor|
|Awards||Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres and César Award for Most Promising Actress|
|Educated at||Cours Florent|
About Catherine Jacob
Catherine Jacob: The French Actress Who Defies Stereotypes
Catherine Jacob is a force to be reckoned with in the French film industry. Born on December 16, 1956, in Paris, she has been captivating audiences with her performances for over four decades. With her striking looks, sharp wit, and magnetic presence, Jacob has become one of the most beloved actresses in France.
Jacob's career began in the 1970s, when she studied acting at the Cours Florent in Paris. She made her film debut in 1977, in the film "Le Diable dans la boîte," directed by Pierre Lary. However, it was her role in the 1982 film "Le Père Noël est une ordure" that catapulted her to fame. Her portrayal of the character Josette was both hilarious and poignant, and it earned her a César nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
Since then, Jacob has appeared in over 80 films, including "Tatie Danielle" (1990), "La Fille de d'Artagnan" (1994), and "Les Visiteurs" (1993). She has worked with some of the most respected directors in French cinema, such as Claude Chabrol, Bertrand Tavernier, and Patrice Leconte.
What sets Jacob apart from other actresses is her ability to play a wide range of characters. She has portrayed everything from a conniving socialite to a tough-as-nails police officer. Her performances are always nuanced and layered, and she brings a depth to her roles that is rare in contemporary cinema.
Off-screen, Jacob is known for her wit and intelligence. She has been a vocal advocate for women's rights and has spoken out against sexism in the film industry. She has also been open about her struggles with depression and has used her platform to raise awareness about mental health issues.
At 64 years old, Jacob shows no signs of slowing down. She continues to work in film and television, and her performances are as captivating as ever. With her talent, intelligence, and charisma, she is a true icon of French cinema.
- "Catherine Jacob." IMDb, IMDb.com, www.imdb.com/name/nm0414661/.
- "Catherine Jacob: 'Je suis une actrice qui a des choses à dire'." Le Point, 9 Mar. 2019, www.lepoint.fr/pop-culture
Films - which cast members have died?
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This Is Our Land
2017 film by Lucas Belvaux
2011 film by Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury
Un amour de Swann
1984 film by Volker Schlöndorff
2016 film by Didier Bivel
Life Is a Long Quiet River
1988 film by Étienne Chatiliez
La première fois que j'ai eu 20 ans
2004 film by Lorraine Lévy
1990 film by Étienne Chatiliez
Que la lumière soit
1998 film by Arthur Joffé
Merci la vie
1991 film by Bertrand Blier
Who Killed Bambi?
2003 film by Gilles Marchand
My Father the Hero
1991 film by Gérard Lauzier
2017 film by Noémie Saglio
2006 film by Charlotte de Turckheim
Happiness Is in the Field
1995 film by Étienne Chatiliez
2006 film by Olivier Van Hoofstadt
Les Grands Ducs
1996 film by Patrice Leconte
Messieurs les enfants
1997 film by Pierre Boutron
Les Maris, les Femmes, les Amants
1989 film directed by Pascal Thomas
1993 film by Patrick Braoudé
State of Grace
1986 film by Jacques Rouffio
2005 film by Laurent Firode
La Fille de l'air
1992 film by Maroun Bagdadi
1985 film by Annick Lanoë
La Soif de l'or
1993 film by Gérard Oury
48 heures par jour
2008 French comedy film
1997 film by Ariel Zeitoun
J'ai faim !!!
2001 film by Florence Quentin
1993 film by Jean-Paul Salomé
2010 film by Benoît Pétré
1994 film by Magali Clément
Les hauts murs
2008 film by Christian Faure
1984 film by Ariel Zeitoun
L'ex de ma vie
2014 film by Dorothée Sebbagh
1996 film by Alexandre Jardin
1987 film by Jacques Deray
Let's Hope it Lasts
2022 film directed by Franck Dubosc
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