Catherine Deneuve

Catherine Deneuve biographie

    40 years with a myth
    Deneuve's Box Office in France (1960-2001)
    Deneuve's Fragrance
    Deneuve SA (in french)

    Chronology and awards

    October 22, 1943
    Catherine Dorléac is born (her parents are actors, she has three sisters); father Maurice Teynac ; mother Renée Deneuve.

    She meets Roger Vadim (director of And God created Woman, he was married to Brigitte Bardot and Jane Fonda). She's minor and not married.

    June 18, 1963
    Birth of son Christian Vadim.

    Wedding with David Bailey (Art Photographer)

    Fatal car crash on the french riviera: her sister, actress Françoise Dorléac dies.

    Deneuve is hurted by a big ice rock falling from a roof

    Best actress nomination at the British Awards (Belle de jour)

    Deneuve falls in love with famous italian actor Marcello Mastroïanni (La Dolce Vita)

    Official divorce from David Bailey

    May 28, 1972
    Birth of daughter Chiara Mastroïanni

    Friendly separation from Marcello Mastroïanni

    1st César nomination (Le Sauvage).

    Album with musician-artist Serge Gainsbourg (Dieu est un fumeur de Havanes)

    She wins her first Cesar (The Last Metro)

    3rd César nomination (Hôtel des Amériques).

    1984-1991 (?)
    She meets Pierre Lescure (Canal + Pay TV tycoon and now Vivendi Universal VP)

    She gives the Golden Palm at Cannes (Maurice Pialat)

    4th César nomination (Agent trouble).

    5th César nomination (Drôle d'endroit pour une rencontre).

    She wins her second Cesar, garners Oscar and Golden Globe nominations (Indochine)
    Best actress at the Women in Film Crystal Awards

    7th César nomination (Ma saison préférée).
    She is vice-president of the International Film Festival of Cannes with American Clint Eastwood

    She is honnored at San Sebastian (Spain)
    One of the100 sexiest stars of the century (#38) - Empire Magazine

    She is honnored at Geneva (Switzerland).
    She is President of the French Film Festival at Mexico City.
    Documentary and book about her sister Françoise Dorléac.
    Death of longtime friend Marcello Mastroianni.
    Wedding of her son Christian, birth of Chiara's kid.

    8th Cesar nom as Best Actress (Thieves!).
    She signs the Manifesto against Debre's Law. She stars at the Berlin Film Festival and gives the (double) Golden Palm of the 50th International Film Festival of Cannes to Imamura and Kiarostami.
    She is honnored at Moscow (Russia) and Vienna (Austria)
    One of the 100 greatest movie stars of all time (#89) - Empire Magazine

    She is awarded and honnored at the 25th Brussels Film Festival
    Golden Bear for Life time Achivement at Berlin 98
    Her salary is around 4 millions francs (700 000 $ per film). She's still among the 5 best paid actress in France.
    Best Actress at Venice 98 (Silver Lion )

    9th Cesar nom as Best Actress (Place Vendôme).
    Deneuve is the guest of Michel Field's prime time show on TF1, the leading TV in France.
    2 movies in the Official competition of the Cannes Film festival (hyped Pola X and classic Time Regained) and one more in Venice (arty Wind of the Night).
    She is the guest star of the new Joe Cocker's video "N'oubliez jamais".

    Death of Roger Vadim, father of her son, Christian.
    She gives the Golden Palm of the 53rd Cannes Film Festival to ... Dancer in the dark
    Honory award at the Art Film festival (Slovak rep.)
    She takes the lead of a french movement against the capital punishment in the USA. She brings thousands of letters to the American embassy. One will : death penalty has to stop.

    Nomination as best supporting actress at the Golden Satellite Awards (Dancer in the Dark)
    Superstar on the annual and prestigious cover of Vogue about the movie legends. She's at the opposite of Sophia Loren.
    The newest star of the L'Oreal's galaxy because she's worth it.
    nothing else for the moment...


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