Berenice Bejo

Inside Biography

Bérénice Bejo is an Argentine-French actress best known for movies like A Knight's Tale and The Artist.

She received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and won the Cesar Award for Best Actress for her work in The Artist. She won Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013 for her significant performance in a 2013 Italian-American film, The Past.

She is married to Michel Hazanavicius and shares two children.

Early Life Of Berenice Bejo

Berenice Bejo was born on 7 July 1976 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is the daughter of Argentine filmmaker Miguel Bejo and his wife Silvia, a lawyer. When she was three, her family moved to France, escaping from the Argentine Dirty War. She has three younger sisters. Although she was born in South America, she studied in Paris, France.

Berenice Bejo's Career

Bejo made her American film debut as Christiana in 2001's A Knight's Tale. She later starred as Olivia in the 2002 film, 24 Hours in the Life of a Woman. In 2006, she starred in OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies, where she met director Michel Hazanavicius, whom she later married.

In 2002, she toured in France with Marie-France Pisier and Guillaume Depardieu. Under the direction of Steve Suissa, she seduces Stephane Freiss and Titoff in The Grand Role (2004), and a comedy about the world of actors, and Cavalcade (2005), a drama dealing with the theme of disability. This is the first collaboration of the trio.

In 2007, Bejo made an appearance in the short film La Pomme d'Adam. In 2008, she appeared in two romantic comedies: Modern Love Bouquet and Stéphane Kazandjian. The same year she gave birth to her first child by Hazanavicius.

In 2009, she participated in the doc u mentary by Serge Bromberg (fr), Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno. The doc u mentary reconstructs Clouzot's film, alternating between scenes from the 1964 film and dialogue readings between Jacques Gamblin (for Serge Reggiani) and Béjo (for Romy Schneider).

In 2012, Bejo was announced as the host of the opening and closing ceremonies at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. She dubbed the role of Mérida in the French dub of the Disney/Pixar film Brave. In June 2012, Bejo was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The same month, she received the Prix Romy Schneider.

At the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, she won the award for Best Actress for her role in the film The Past.

Berenice Bejo's Net Worth, Salary, And Body Measurement

Berenice Bejo's net worth is $5 million at present. She is an attractive lady with a height of 5ft 8 inches. She weighs 59 kg according to the latest data and her vitals are 36-27-34. 

In the 2011 film, The Artist, which is directed by Hazanavicius and stars Dujardin, Bejo plays Peppy Miller, a 1920s film actress. This performance has garnered her critical acclaim, the César Award for Best Actress, and

She also received several award nominations: the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture award, BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Berenice Bejo's Personal Life

She married actor/ director Michel Hazanavicius. The couple met on the set of the movie  OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies in 2006.

Bejo later married the director and now they have a successful married life and have two children: Lucien (2008) and Gloria (2011). Bejo is in her 37th year. 

by arogya, 04 May, 2014

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