Sandrine Bonnaire

Born in May 31st, 1967

From Gannat, Allier, France

Sandrine Bonnaire Biography

Sandrine Bonnaire (born 31 May 1967) is a French actress, who has appeared in more than 40 films including Hollywood movies. Bonnaire was born in the town of Gannat, Allier, in the Auvergne region. She was born into a working-class family, the seventh of eleven children. Her acting career began at the age of 16 in 1983, when she starred in the Maurice Pialat film À nos amours.

She played a girl from the suburbs beginning her sexual awakening. In 1984 she was awarded the César Award for Most Promising Actress. Her international breakthrough came in 1986 when she played the main character in Sans toit ni loi (Vagabond), directed by Agnès Varda, for which she won her second César Award. She portrays a vagrant who fails both physically and morally.

The film Monsieur Hire directed by Patrice Leconte followed in 1989, along with further work with directors Jacques Doillon and Claude Sautet. In 2004, she starred in another Patrice Leconte's film: Intimate Strangers, which was an arthouse box office hit in the United States. Bonnaire has a daughter, Jeanne, from a relationship with actor William Hurt, whom she met in 1991 during filming of the Albert Camus novel La Peste (The Plague).

They acted together in Secrets Shared with a Stranger (1994). Since March 2003 she has been married to actor and screenwriter Guillaume Laurant, with whom she has had a second daughter. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sandrine Bonnaire, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Sandrine Bonnaire Filmography

Happening Poster
May 13, 2022
Varda by Agnès Poster
September 28, 2019
Cinématon Poster
October 28, 2010
Queen to Play Poster
November 5, 2009
Intimate Strangers Poster
July 30, 2004
Resistance Poster
July 16, 2003
Femme Fatale Poster
November 6, 2002
East/West Poster
April 7, 2000