Bérénice Bejo Bio | Age, Early Life, Net Worth
Name: Bérénice Bejo
He is a French-Argentine actress, best known for her role as Christiana in A Knight’s Tale and Peppy Miller in The Artist.
Bérénice Bejo Bio | Early Life
Bérénice Bejo was born in Buenos Aires. She is the daughter of Silvia De Paoli, a lawyer, and Miguel Bejo, a filmmaker.
After three, her family relocated to Paris, France, after escaping from Argentina’s last civil-military dictatorship. As a result, the public knows no information about her education.
Bérénice Bejo Bio | Career
Bérénice’s American film debut happened in 2001, in the film “A Knight’s Tale.” She played the role of Christiana, who was a lady-in-waiting to Jocelyn, played by Shannyn Sossamon.
The film featured late actor Heath Ledger. In 2002, she went on a tour alongside Marie-France Pisier and Guillaume Depardieu in France.
Bérénice appeared on the screen again in 2003, playing the role of Olivia, in Laurent Bouhnik’s “24 Hours in the Life of a Woman”.
The following year, 2004, she starred in “The Grand Role” directed by Steve Suissa, appearing in a comedy-drama about the world of actors. Finally, in 2005, Bérénice was starred in “Cavalcade,” a drama about disability.
Her acting comeback came in 2006, where she appeared alongside Jean Dujardin in OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies.
In 2007, Bérénice made an appearance in the film La Pomme d’Adam, while in 2008, she starred in two romantic comedies: Modern Love Bouquet and Stéphane Kazandjian.
The following year, she participated in the documentary “Inferno” by Serge Bromberg and Henri-Georges Clouzot. The scenes from the 1964 film were reconstructed, with Bérénice reading the dialogue of Romy Schneider.
The 2011 film, “The Artist,” directed by Hazanavicius, took Bérénice to the peak of her acting career.
She played the role of Peppy Miller, and her performance earned her the César Award for Best Actress and several award nominations, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture award, BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, among others.
Bérénice played the role of Mérida in the French dub of the film “Brave.” In June 2012, she joined the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Bérénice is still actively acting to date.
Bérénice Bejo Bio | Personal Life
Bérénice is married to director Michel Hazanavicius, whom she met on OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies. Together they have two children, Lucien and Gloria.
Bérénice Bejo has made much money from her acting career. Her net worth is estimated at $5 million.
Bérénice’s role as Peppy Miller in the film “The Artist’s” was a fantasy piece of her created by her husband Michel Hazanavicius, who was also the film director.