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Catherine Deneuve
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Born
Catherine Fabienne Dorléac

22 October 1943 (1943-10-22) (age 77)
Paris, France
Occupation Actress, film producer
Years active 1957–present
Spouse(s) David Bailey (1965–72)
Partner(s) Roger Vadim (1961–63)
Marcello Mastroianni (1970s–75)
Children Christian Vadim
Chiara Mastroianni
Parent(s) Maurice Dorléac
Renée Simonot
Relatives Françoise Dorléac (sister)
Sylvie Dorléac (sister)

Catherine Deneuve (born 22 October 1943) is a French actress. She is the daughter of two well-known actors. She has two sisters; Françoise Dorléac (1942-1967) and Sylvie (born 1946), also both actresses, the former was killed in a car accident. She has a maternal half-sister, Danielle (born 1937).

She began acting on movies as a teenager. Her first major role is in Jacques Demy's 1964 movie Les Parapluies de Cherbourg. She has since then worked with some of the greatest movie directors, notably Roman Polanski's in Repulsion (1965), and Luis Buñuel's in Belle de Jour (1967) and Tristana (1970) and François Truffaut's in Le Dernier Métro (1982). She made a commercial for the perfume Chanel No 5. She is a close friend of fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent.

She married British photographer David Bailey from 1965 to 1972. She has had relationships with movie director Roger Vadim (1928-2000), with whom she had a son, Christian Vadim (born 1963), and Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni (1924-1996), with whom she had a daughter, Chiara Mastroianni (born 1972). Both her children are actors.


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