Anouk Aimée  

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Anouk Aimée (born April 27, 1932) is an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe-winning French film actress.

Aimée was born Françoise Sorya Dreyfus in Paris, France, the daughter of another actress, Geneviève Sorya, and Henri Dreyfus.

Aimée began her career in French films in 1947 at age 14. In 1958 she portrayed the tragic artist Jeanne Hébuterne in the film Les Amants de Montparnasse. She later appeared in La dolce vita, and Jacques Demy's Lola. She won the 1967 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the film that brought her international fame, A Man and a Woman. In 1980, she received the Award for Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival for her performance in Marco Bellochio's Leap Into The Void, as won Michel Piccoli (her partner in the movie) the Best Actor Prize.

From 1970 to 1978, she was married to the British actor Albert Finney. Her first husband (1951-54) was the film director Nikos Papatakis.

She also appeared in Festival in Cannes (2001) as Millie Marquand.


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