Where Is She Now: Isabelle Adjani (Actress) - Possession.
Name: Isabelle Adjani
Born: June 27, 1955, Paris, France
Claim To Fame: Known for her film role in Possession
Family Life: She had a son, Barnabe Nuytten in 1979 with
cinematographer Bruno Nuytten. She dated Warren Beatty from 1986-87. From 1989 to 1995, she had a relationship with Daniel Day Lewis, who left before the birth of their son, Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis, in 1995. Adjani was later engaged to the composer Jean Michel Jarre; they broke up in 2004.
Info: Adjani won a school recitation contest at the age of 12 in amateur theater, and starred in her first motion picture (Le Petit bougnat) at the age of 14. She joined the Comedie francaise in 1972, and won praise for her
interpretation of Agnes, the main female role in Moli?re's
L'?cole des femmes.
Her first major film role came in 1975, when she landed a
part in Francois Truffaut's The Story of Ad?le H. Adjani
was nominated for the Best Actress Oscar and quickly
received offers for roles in Hollywood films, such as
Walter Hill's 1978 crime thriller The Driver.
In 1981, Adjani received a double Cannes Film Festival's
best actress award for her roles in the Merchant Ivory
film Quartet, based on the novel by Jean Rhys, and in
the horror film Possession (1981).
The following year, she received her first C?sar Award
(national film award of France) for Possession, in which
she had portrayed a woman having a nervous breakdown.
In 1983, she won her second C?sar for her depiction of
a vengeful woman in the French blockbuster One Deadly
In 1988, she received her third Cesar and second Oscar
nomination for her role in a biopic of the sculptor
Camille Claudel. She was also the co-producer of this
Trivia: Grew up bilingual, speaking French and German
Criticized statements by Pope Benedict XVI in 2009
claiming that condoms are not an effective method of
Was named "The Most Beautiful Woman in Film" by the Los Angeles Times magazine in 2011.
Recorded a million-selling album in 1983 with the hit
single "Pull Marine" written by Serge Gainsbourg.
Born in the 17th district of Paris to an Algerian father
and German mother.
Brother is photographer Eric Adjani.
Where Is She Now: In 2009, she received her fifth Cesar for Skirt Day, making her the actress who has received the most award of this kind.
She was made a Chevalier de la L?gion d'honneur (Knight
of the Legion of Honour) on 14 July 2010 for her
Adjani has appearances in recent French films, including
David et Madame Hansen (2012), Ishkq in Paris (2013) and Sous les jupes des filles (2014).