Catherine Deneuve
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"Catherine Deneuve" is a French actress who gained recognition for her portrayal of aloof, mysterious beauties for various directors, including Luis Buñuel and Roman Polanski. She is a 13-time César Award nominee.

Deneuve first came to prominence in Jacques Demy's 1964 film Les Parapluies de Cherbourg, before going on to star for Polanski in Repulsion (1965) and for Buñuel in Belle de Jour (film)/Belle de Jour (1967) and Tristana (1970) She has won two César Awards for César Award for Best Actress/Best Actress for her performances in François Truffaut's The Last Metro/Le Dernier Métro (1980) and Régis Wargnier's Indochine (film)/Indochine (1992). She also received a Academy Award for Best Actress/Best Actress Academy Award nomination for Indochine and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role/Best Actress BAFTA Award nomination for Belle de Jour. Her other films include The Hunger (1983 film)/The Hunger (1983), Place Vendôme (film)/Place Vendôme (1998), Dancer in the Dark (2000) and 8 Women (2002). In 2008, she appeared in her 100th film, A Christmas Tale/Un conte de Noël.

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