Sophie Marceau Biography (1966-)

Original name, Sophie Daniele Sylvie Maupu; born November 17, 1966, in Paris,France; daughter of Benoit (a truck driver) and Simone (maiden name, Morisset) Maupu; companion of Andrzej Zulawski (a director), 1985-2001; children: (with Zulawski) Vincent; (with Jim Lemley, a producer) Juliette. Addresses: Agent: Artmedia, 20 Avenue Rapp, 75007 Paris, France; International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Contact: 13 rue Madeleine Michelle, F-92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine, France; c/o Artists Independent Network, 32 Tavistock Street, London WC2E 7PB, England.

Actress, director, writer
Birth Details
November 17, 1966
Paris, France

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Vic Beretton, La boum (also known as The Party and Readyfor Love), Gaumont, 1981
  • Vic Beretton, La boum 2, Gaumont, 1982
  • Madeleine de Saint-Ilette, Fort Saganne, Connoisseur Video, 1984
  • Juile, Joyeuses Paques (also known as Happy Easter), CeritoFilms/Sara Film, 1984
  • Mary, L'amour braque, Sara Film, 1985
  • Noria, the dealer's girlfriend, Police, Gaumont, 1985
  • Lola Kolber, Descente aux enfers (also known as Descent into Hell), La Cinq/Partner's Production, 1986
  • (Uncredited) Girl on street, `Round Midnight (also known as Autour de minuit), 1986
  • Celine, Chouans!, Antenne-2/Partner's Production, 1988
  • Valentine, L'etudiante (also known as The Student), Gaumont, 1988
  • Blanche, Mes nuits sont plus belles que vos jours (also known as My Nights Are More Beautiful than Your Days), Saris, 1989
  • Bernadette, Pacific Palisades, 1990
  • Laura, Pour Sacha (also known as For Sacha), Alexandre Films, 1991
  • Solange at the age of twenty, La note bleue (also known as BlueNote), Erato Films, 1991
  • Title role, Fanfan (also known as Fanfan and Alexandre), Gaumont, 1993
  • Eloise D'Artagnan, La fille de d'Artagnan (also known as D'Artagnan's Daughter and The Daughter of D'Artgnan), Little Bear Films,1994
  • Princess Isabelle, Braveheart, Paramount/Twentieth Century-Fox, 1995
  • Mel Gibson's Braveheart: A Filmmaker's Passion, 1995
  • The girl, "The Girl, the Crime," Beyond the Clouds (also known asAi di la delle nuvole, Jenseits der Wolken, and Par-dela lesnuages), Cecchi Gori/Sunshine, 1995
  • Elisabeth Laurier, Firelight (also known as Firelight--Le liensecret), Miramax, 1997
  • Title role, Anna Karenina (also known as Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina and Anna Karenine), Warner Bros., 1997
  • Marquise du Parc (title role), Marquise, Columbia/TriStar, 1997
  • Lila Dubois, Lost and Found, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Hippolyta, A Midsummer's Night Dream (also known as William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream), Fox Searchlight Pictures, 1999
  • Franck Spadone, 1999
  • Elektra King, The World Is Not Enough (also known as Bond 19, Bond 2000, Death Waits for No Man, Fire and Ice, Pressure Point, and T.W.I.N.E.), United Artists, 1999
  • The Making of `The World Is Not Enough', Herzog, 1999
  • Clelia, La fidelite (also known as Fidelity), Gemini, 2000
  • Lisa/Belphegor, Belphego--Le fantome du Louvre (also known as Belphegor, Pantom of the Louvre), Bac, 2001
  • Polina Delacroix, Alex and Emma, Warner Bros., 2003
  • Je reste!, Pathe, 2003
  • Film Director
  • L'aube a l'envers (short film), Sepia Productions, 1995
  • Parlez-moi d'amour (also known as Speak to Me of Love), Gruppo Minerva, 2002
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Fare un film per me e' vivere (also known as Faire un film pourmoi c'est vivre and Making a Film for Me Is to Live), 1996
  • Un jour dans la vie du cinema francais (documentary), 2002
  • Episodic
  • Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1997
  • The Big Breakfast, Channel 4, 2001
  • Tout le monde en parle, France 2, 2003
  • Stage Appearances
  • Eurydice, 1991
  • Pygmalion, 1993
  • Video Games
  • (Uncredited; in archive footage) The World Is Not Enough, Electronic Arts, 2000
  • Screenplays
  • L'aube a l'envers (short film), Sepia Productions, 1995
  • Parlez-moi d'amour, Gruppo Minerva, 2002
  • Novels
  • Menteuse, Editions Stock (Paris, France), 1995

Further Reference


    • Cinema, December, 1999, pp. 38-40
    • Elle, September, 2001, pp. 16-21
    • Los Angeles Times, April 10, 1997, p. 14
    • Premiere, June, 1998, pp. 100-103
    • Studio, July, 1999, pp. 9, 79, 80-89
    • Total Film, November, 1999, pp. 26-29

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