|Marion Cotillard Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6½ in|
|Date of Birth||September 30, 1975|
Marion Cotillard is a French actress, singer, songwriter, musician, and environmentalist who is known for having delivered a number of critically acclaimed performances in several projects which have helped her win awards like the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, César Awards, European Award, and Lumières Award. Some of her most notable roles were in movies like La Vie en Rose, Two Days, One Night, A Very Long Engagement, Rust and Bone, and Nine.
She divides her time between –
- Paris, France
- Los Angeles, California, United States
- Father – Jean-Claude Cotillard (Actor, teacher)
- Mother – Niseema Theillaud (Actress, drama teacher)
- Siblings – Quentin Cotillard (Twin Younger Brother) (Sculptor), Guillaume Cotillard (Twin Younger Brother) (Screenwriter, director)
- Others – Laurent Cotillard (Cousin) (Actor)
She is represented by Adéquat, Talent Agency, Paris, France.
Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, tambourine, keyboard
5 ft 6½ in or 169 cm
57 kg or 126 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Marion Cotillard has dated –
- Julien Rassam (1998-2000) – She went out with actor Julien Rassam from 1998 to 2000. He committed suicide in 2002.
- Stéphan Guérin-Tillié (2000-2005) – In the year 2000, she started going out with actor Stéphan Guérin-Tillié but the duo parted ways in 2005. They have also worked together in several projects including Quelques jours de trop, Heureuse, and Les redoutables.
- Sinclair (2005-2007)
- Guillaume Canet (2007-Present) – Marion is currently dating French actor and director Guillaume since 2007. However, they met on the set of the 2003 movie Love Me If You Dare for the first time. The couple does not share their news about being together with the media. But, they are seen together frequently shopping. They are living together and have given birth to their first child, a son named Marcel, which they announced on May 20, 2011. They were blessed with their 2nd child, a daughter named Louise, on March 16, 2017.
- Johnny Depp (2008) – RUMOR
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Breton, French, and German descent.
- A mole in the middle of the forehead
- Has often played emotionally damaged characters
36-24-34 in or 91.5-61-86 cm
2 (US) or 34 (EU) or 6 (UK)
7 (US) or 37.5 (EU) or 4.5 (UK)
She has appeared in the exhibition of French fashion label Christian Dior.
She appeared on the cover of W Magazine wearing Dior Haute Couture in December 2012 issue.
Cotillard is non-religious.
Best Known For
Her role as Édith Piaf in the 2007 French biopic La Vie en rose (In English – Life in Pink) in which she played the lead role of a French singer Édith Piaf. The film was based on the biography of Édith Piaf.
She won 22 awards for this movie in different categories Golden Globe Award and Academy Award for Best Actress.
Also, there were several other nominations, which didn’t turn into actual awards.
As a Singer
She has not released an album yet but appeared in a 2007 biopic La Vie en rose, which is based on the life of a French singer Édith Piaf. Marion portrayed the role of Édith Piaf. Later, her performance in the movie was widely praised by the audience.
In 1994, Marion debuted with French film L’ Histoire du garçon qui voulait qu’on l’embrasse for her role as Mathilde.
To keep herself in shape, she does gymming. But, not only that, Marion likes to do walking as well as cycling. This makes her lean legs look more lean and sexy.
It’s not like that she was born with a magical gene. So, she takes care of her diet plan as well.
Marion Cotillard Favorite Things
- Films – The Great Dictator (1940), It’s a Wonderful Life (1946), I Am Cuba (1964), The Party (1968), The Elephant Man (1980), The King and the Mockingbird (1980), Tandem (1987)
- Music Artists – Lykke Li, Metronomy
Source – IMDb
Marion Cotillard Facts
- Marion was not chosen for the lead role as French singer Édith Piaf in the 2007 biopic La Vie en Rose, based on her performance. Instead, she was chosen by director Olivier Dahan, as her eyes looked similar to Édith. Marion was shortlisted based on her pictures only. She didn’t even meet the director in person, before the casting.
- She is an avid fan of Canadian singer Hawksley Workman and Radiohead.
- In 2008, she attracted some controversy as she raised some questions on the explanation of the World Trade Center attack (on September 11, 2001). According to Marion, the attack was intentional and she later apologized for her explanation citing that her answers were taken out of context.
- She has become the fifth actress to win the Oscar award in the category of “Best Actress” for playing a female singer in a biopic.
- She attended AMPAS in 2008. Marion was among the 105 people to be invited.
- Marion supported Chief Raoni publicly in his fight against Belo Monte Dam in 2011.
- She is a member of Greenpeace.
- In 2021, Marion purchased a villa in Los Angeles for $5.4 million.
- In September 2021, Marion was honored with the Donostia at the San Sebastian International Film Festival.
- In October 2022, it was revealed that Marion had cut her hair as a sign of protest against the Iranian government after the death of Mahsa Amini, who passed away in Iran after being arrested for not wearing her hijab properly.