Winner of a Cesar Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 1978 French crime film Violette Noziere.
She made her debut in the 1957 French film Le Jeu de la nuit.
She starred in the 1975 film Just Before Nightfall, a performance that earned her a British Film Academy Award.
She had a child with her second husband, director and screenwriter Claude Chabrol.
She starred in The Sun Also Rises, the 1984 American film adaptation of the novel by Ernest Hemingway.