French film actress best known to American audiences for her roles in The Da Vinci Code and the Oscar-nominated film Amelie. Her debut role in Venus Beauty Institute earned her a Cesar Award for Most Promising Actress in 1999.
She took acting lessons as a child won the Best Young Actress Award at a French film festival.
She was nominated for a BAFTA Award for her lead role in the 2009 film Coco Before Chanel.
She has been in relationships with James Marsters and Matthieu Chedid. She has a younger brother and two younger sisters.
She helped Tom Hanks score a box office hit with her performance in The Da Vinci Code.