Charlotte Rampling Biography (1946?-)

Born February 5, 1946 (some sources say 1945), in Sturmer, England; daughterof Godrey Lionel (a military man) and Anne Isabelle (a painter; maiden name Gurteen) Rampling; married Brian Southcombe (a press agent), February, 1972 (divorced, c. 1976); married Jean-Michel Jarre (a composer), October 7 (some sources say October 8), 1978 (separated, 1997); children: (first marriage) Barnaby; (second marriage) Emile (stepdaughter), David-Alexis (a magician). Addresses: Contact: London Management, 2-4 Noel St., London W1V 3RB, England; 1 Ave. Emile Auqier, F-78290 Croissy-Sur-Seine, France; Artmedia, 20 Avenue Rapp, 75007 Paris, France.

Birth Details
February 5, 1946?
Sturmer, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Sara Capell, Rotten to the Core, Cinema V, 1956
  • (Uncredited) A water skier, The Knack ... and How to Get It (alsoknown as The Knack), Lopert, 1965
  • Meredith, Georgy Girl, Columbia, 1966
  • Jane Stafford, The Long Duel, Paramount, 1967
  • Cristina, Sardinia: Ransom (also known as Island of Crime,Ransom in Sardinia, Unlawful Restraint, Sardine: Kidnapped, and Sequestro di persona), Clesi-Euro International, 1968
  • Marty, Three, United Artists, 1969
  • Ruth Carlyle, Target: Harry (also known as How to Make It and What's in It for Harry?), 1969
  • (Scenes deleted) Hitchhiker, The Vanishing Point, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1970
  • Elisabeth Thallman, The Damned (also known as La caduta degli dei, The Damned (Goetterdaemmerung), Die Verdammeten, and Goetterdaemmerung), Warner Bros., 1970
  • Annabella, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore (also known as Addio, fratello crudele and Peccato che sia uan puttana), Euro International, 1971
  • Samantha, The Ski Bum (also known as Point Zero), Avco Embassy, 1971
  • Barbara, Asylum (also known as House of Crazies), Cinerama,1972
  • Corky's wife, Corky (also known as Lookin' Good), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1972
  • Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII and His Six Wives, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/EMI, 1972
  • Fosca, Giordano Bruno (also known as Revolt of the City), Euro International, 1973
  • Lila, Caravan to Vaccares (also known as Le passager), J. Arthur Rank, 1974
  • Claire, The Flesh of the Orchid (also known as Flesh and the Orchid, La chair de l'orchidiee, Das Fleisch der Orchidee, and Un'orchidea rosso sangue), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974
  • Lucia Atherton, The Night Porter (also known as Il portiere dinotte), Avco Embassy, 1974
  • Silvia, Yuppi Du, Alpherat, 1974
  • Consuella, Zardoz, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974
  • Mrs. Velma Grayle, Farewell, My Lovely, Avco Embassy, 1975
  • Julia, Foxtrot (also known as The Far Side of Paradise andThe Other Side of Paradise), New World, 1977
  • Rachel Bedford, Orca (also known as Orca--Killer Whale andThe Killer Whale), Paramount, 1977
  • Sharon, The Purple Taxi (also known as Un taxi mauve and Un taxi color malva), Quartet, 1977
  • Dorrie, Stardust Memories, United Artists, 1980
  • Laura Fischer, The Verdict, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982
  • Catherine Perrin, Long Live Life (also known as Viva la vie), 1983
  • Barbara Spark, He Died with His Eyes Open (also known as On nemeurt que deux fois and You Only Die Twice), Union Generale Cinematographique, 1985
  • Lea Ueno, Sadness and Beauty (also known as Tristesse et beaute), Production Pacific et Associes, 1985
  • Margaret, Max My Love (also known as Max mon amour), AAA, 1986
  • Margaret Krusemark, Angel Heart, TriStar, 1987
  • Gaby Hart, Mascara (also known as Make-up for Murder), Cannon, 1987
  • Mrs. Fitzwaring, D.O.A., Buena Vista, 1988
  • Clara Paige, Paris by Night, 1988
  • Herself, Frames from the Edge (also known as Helmut Newton: Frames from the Edge), 1989
  • Rebus, 1989
  • Grace McAlister, Hammers over the Anvil, Harvest Productions, 1991
  • Irina Kaufman, Time Is Money, 1994
  • Marion, Asphalt Tango (also known as Asfalt tango), UGC, 1996
  • Aunt Maude, The Wings of the Dove, Miramax, 1997
  • Ranyevskaya, Varya (also known as The Cherry Orchard, Lacerisaie, and O byssinokipos), Kino International, 1999
  • Marjorie, Signs & Wonders, Strand Releasing, 2000
  • Hommage a Alfred Lepetit (also known as Tribute to Alfred Lepetit), 2000
  • Helen, Aberdeen, First Run Features, 2000
  • Marie Drillon, Sous le sable (also known as Under the Sand), WinStar Cinema, 2000
  • Narrator (English language version), Clouds: Letters to My Son (also known as Nuages: Lettres a mon fils, Wolken, Wolken--Briefe an meinen Sohn, and Wolken: Brieven aan mijn zoon), 2001
  • Kate Stockton, The Fourth Angel, Artisan Entertainment, 2001
  • Frances Matteo, Superstition, 2001
  • Anna Cathcart, Spy Game, Universal, 2001
  • Herself, Searching for Debra Winger, 2002
  • Embrassex qui vous voudrez, 2002
  • La femme piege, 2002
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Irene Adler, Sherlock Holmes in New York, NBC, 1976
  • Fanny, La femme abandonnee, 1992
  • Sonya Davies, Murder in Mind, 1994
  • Isabelle de Marsac, Samson le magnifique (also known as A Question of Class), 1995
  • Deidre Stiles, Josh's attorney, Invasion of Privacy, USA Network,1996
  • La marquise, La derniere fete (also known as The Fall of the Marquise de Prie), 1996
  • Miniseries
  • Valerie von Taussig, Radetzky March (also known as Radetzkymarsch and La marche de Radetzky), 1994
  • Miss Havisham, "Great Expectations," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1999
  • Lady Sylvia, "My Uncle Silas," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 2001
  • Specials
  • Flaminia, Infidelities (also known as Play of the Month: Infidelities), 1983
  • Narrator, Jacques-Yves Cousteau: My First 85 Years, TBS, 1995
  • Herself, Un jour dans la vie du cinema francais, 2002
  • Also appeared in Six More, BBC; The Fantasists; Mysteryof Cader Iscom; What's in It for Henry Zinotchka.
  • Episodic
  • Hana Wilde, "The Superlative Seven," The Avengers, 1967
  • Herself, Les feux de la rampe, 2001
  • Also appeared as herself, Willemsens Woche.

Further Reference


    • Interview, May, 2001, p. 28
    • National Review, December 8, 1997, pp. 54-56
    • People Weekly, May 14, 2001, p. 116
    • Variety, August 4, 1997, p. 38

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