Marie-France Pisier

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Birthday
10, 1944
Birthplace
Vietnam
Death Date
Apr 24, 2011 (66)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1944
Birthplace
Vietnam
Death Date
Apr 24, 2011 (66)

About

Remembered for her work in numerous French New Wave films of the mid-to-late 20th century, she is particularly famous for her Cesar Award-winning performances in the movies Cousin Cousine (1975) and Barocco (1976).

Before Fame

Her first film, Antoine and Colette (1962), was directed by Francois Truffaut.

Trivia

She penned a novel titled Le Bal du Gouverneur and directed the 1990 cinematic adaptation of the book.

Family Life

The daughter of a French colonial politician, she spent the first twelve years of her life in Dalat, French Indochina (modern-day Vietnam), and the remainder of her youth in Paris, France. Following a brief first marriage to Georges Kiejman, she raised children named Iris and Mathieu with her second husband, Thierry Funck-Brentano.

Associated With

She appeared with Debra Winger in the 1979 Hollywood feature French Postcards.

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