Bérénice Bejo

Bérénice Bejo (French pronunciation: [be.ʁe.nis be.ʒo]; born 7 July 1976) is an Argentine-French actress, known for playing Christiana in the 2001 film A Knight's Tale and Peppy Miller in the 2011 film The Artist. Her work in The Artist received a nomination for the 2011 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and won her the César Award for Best Actress. At the age of three years, Berenice Bejo left Argentina for France with her parents. Her father, Miguel Bejo, an Argentine director, the films he made delved into the culture and part of acting classes. Bejo went to live near Rambouillet, a town where she did her baccalaureate C (by including the option theater optional) Bascan in high school. She shares her life with director Michel Hazanavicius with whom she has two children, Lucien, born June 25, 2008, and Gloria, born September 18, 2003. Bejo was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is the daughter of the Argentine filmmaker Miguel Bejo and his wife Silvia, a lawyer. When she was three, her family moved to France, escaping from the Argentine military dictatorship. She made her American film debut as Christiana in 2001's A Knight's Tale.


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