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Eva Green
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Green in 2018
Born
Eva Gaëlle Green

6 July 1980 (1980-07-06) (age 40)
Paris, France
Nationality French
Alma mater American University of Paris
Occupation
  • Actress
  • model
Years active 2001–present
Parent(s)
  • Walter Green
  • Marlène Jobert
Relatives
  • Paul Le Flem (great-grandfather)
  • Mia Green
  • Marika Green (aunt)
  • Elsa Lunghini (cousin)
  • Joséphine Jobert (cousin)
Awards

Eva Gaëlle Green (French: [e.va ɡa.ɛl ɡʁeːn]; born 6 July 1980) is a French actress and model.

The daughter of actress Marlène Jobert, she started her career in theatre before making her film debut in Bernardo Bertolucci's The Dreamers (2003). She achieved international recognition for her portrayal of Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem in Ridley Scott's historical epic Kingdom of Heaven (2005). The following year, she played Bond girl Vesper Lynd in the James Bond film Casino Royale (2006), for which she received the BAFTA Rising Star Award.

Green has since starred in numerous independent films, including Cracks (2009), Womb (2010), and Perfect Sense (2011). In 2014, she played Artemisia in the 300 sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire, and Ava Lord in Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez's Sin City sequel, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. Green is also known for her collaborations with director Tim Burton, starring as Angelique Bouchard in the horror comedy film Dark Shadows (2012), Miss Alma Peregrine in the fantasy film Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016), and Colette Marchant in the fantasy film Dumbo (2019). For her role as an astronaut mother in the drama film Proxima (2019), she earned a nomination for the César Award for Best Actress.

Green starred as Morgan Pendragon in the Starz historical fantasy series Camelot (2011). She also starred as Vanessa Ives in the Showtime horror drama series Penny Dreadful (2014–2016), earning a nomination for Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards.

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