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Julie Delpy
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Delpy at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival
Born 21 December 1969 (1969-12-21) (age 51)
Nationality French and American
Occupation Actress
Years active 1978–present
Partner(s) Marc Streitenfeld (2007–2012)
Children Leo (b. 2009)

Julie Delpy (born 21 December 1969) in Paris, is a French-American actress, film director, screenwriter, and singer-songwriter.

She studied filmmaking at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and has directed, written, or acted in more than 30 films, including Europa Europa (1990), Voyager (1991), Three Colors: White (1993), Before Sunrise (1995), An American Werewolf in Paris (1997), Before Sunset (2004), 2 Days in Paris (2007), and Before Midnight (2013).

She has been nominated for three César Awards, two Online Film Critics Society Awards, and two Academy Awards.


Delpy is also a musical artist. She released a self-titled album, Julie Delpy in 2003. Three tracks from the album–"A Waltz For A Night," "An Ocean Apart," and "Je t'aime tant"–were featured in Before Sunset. She also sings Marc Collin's "Lalala" over the closing credits of 2 Days in Paris, for which she also wrote all of the original score. She also wrote the music for her 2009 movie The Countess.

Personal life

Delpy moved to New York in 1990 and moved to Los Angeles a few years after that. She has been a naturalized citizen of the United States since 2001, although she also retains her French citizenship. She now divides her time between Paris and Los Angeles. From 2007 to 2012, she was in a relationship with German film score composer Marc Streitenfeld. The couple's son was born in 2009.

Delpy has said she has been plagued by health problems since childhood and had to wear callipers at age eight.

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