Notable for her roles in French films such as Chimère (1989), A L'Intérieur (2007), and J'ai pas Sommeil (1994), she is also recognized for her work in the American movies Night on Earth (1991) and The Blackout (1997).
After working for a time as a model, she made her acting debut in the 1986 Jean-Jacques Beineix film 37°2 le Matin.
During the 1990s, she was arrested on charges of theft, assault, and drug possession.
Born Beatrice Cabarrou, she spent her youth in Brest, Finistere, France. After divorcing artist Jean-François Dalle, she became engaged to Italian actor Alessandro Gassmann but ultimately married former criminal and prison inmate Guénaël Meziani.
She was cast opposite Vincent Gallo in the 2001 horror movie Trouble Every Day.