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Léa Seydoux

Actor
Date Of Birth:
1 July 1985
Place Of Birth:
Paris, France

Léa Seydoux is a French actress best known for her sexy role as a lesbian art student in the Cannes Film Festival hit, Blue is the Warmest Color (2013), as well as her roles in big American productions such as Quentin Tarantino's Inglorious Basterds (2009) and the James Bond movie Spectre (2015, starring Daniel Craig). She began her professional screen career in the early 2000s, and appeared in several television and film productions in France before her brief role in Inglorious Basterds. Seydoux has since continued in French productions, and played the occasional exotic beauty in English-language films such as Ridley Scott's Robin Hood (2010, starring Russell Crowe), Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris (2011) and Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (2011, starring Tom Cruise). Her other films include Traceless (2010), Farewell, My Queen (2012), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014, directed by Wes Anderson), Beauty and the Beast (2014, co-starring Vincent Cassel) and Diary of a Chambermaid (2015).

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Léa Seydoux’s grandfather is the CEO of the successful French film company Pathé. Already born into wealth, Seydoux herself has a small fortune, thanks to movies, modeling, property holdings (including restaurants) and other investments.

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