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Anne Consigny (born 25 May 1963) is a French actress who has been active since 1981. She received a César Award nomination for Best Actress for her role in the film Not Here to Be Loved (2005). She is also known for her role as Claude in the 2007 drama The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and as Elizabeth in the 2008 film A Christmas Tale, for which she was nominated for the César Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Anne Consigny
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Consigny at the 42nd César Awards nominees luncheon in 2017
Born (1963-05-25) 25 May 1963 (age 56)
Alençon, Orne, France[1]
Years active1981–present


Personal lifeEdit

She is the daughter of Pierre Consigny,[1] who was the head of cabinet for the Prime Minister Maurice Couve de Murville. She has five siblings. One of her brothers is the writer and publicist Thierry Consigny, author of La Mort de Lara.[2]

She has two sons with French film director and former partner Benoît Jacquot; Vladimir Consigny, an actor, and Louis, born in 1994. She is married to art critic Éric de Chassey.


Year Title Role Notes
1981 Yume, yume no ato Yuki
1981 Ursule Mirouët Ursule Mirouët Telefilm
1982 La Cerisaie Ania Telefilm
1983 Bel-Ami Suzanne TV series
1984 Allô Béatrice Agnès TV series
1985 The Satin Slipper Marie des Sept-Épées
1986 L'Ami Maupassant Berthe TV series
1986 La Chambre des dames Agnès TV series
1988 La Belle Anglaise Michelle TV series
1988 Alice
1995 La Place Royale Angélique Telefilm
2002 Une famille formidable Éléonore TV series
2003 Playing 'In the Company of Men' Thérèse Jurrieu
2003 Le Bison Attorney
2003 Hôtel des deux mondes Laura Telefilm
2004 36 Quai des Orfèvres Hélène Klein
2004 The Light Camille
2005 Not Here to Be Loved[3] Françoise Nominated—César Award for Best Actress
2006 Aller simple Carole Telefilm
2006 On va s'aimer Mathilde
2006 Du jour au lendemain Caroline
2006 L'État de Grace Grace Bellanger
2007 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly[4] Claude
2007 Anna M. Marie Zanevsky
2008 Béthune sur le Nil Lucette Vaillant TV series
2008 Largo Winch Hannah
2008 Mesrine Mesrine's lawyer
2008 A Christmas Tale[5][6] Elizabeth Dédalus Nominated—César Award for Best Supporting Actress
2008 The Great Alibi Claire Collier
2008 Coupable Blanche
2008 Les Vœux (Histoire de Colbrune et Bjorn) Short film
2009 Rapt Françoise Graff Nominated—César Award for Best Supporting Actress
2009 One for the Road Agnès
2009 Bambou Anne Chevalier
2009 Angel at Sea Mother
2009 Wild Grass Suzanne
2009 La Première Étoile Suzy
2009 John Rabe Valérie Dupres
2011 E-Love Paule Zachmann Telefilm
2011 Les Beaux Mecs Claire TV series
2011 De force Danielle Canetti
2012-2015 Les Revenants Claire Séguret TV series
2012 You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet Eurydice #2
2012 What the Day Owes the Night Madeleine
2013 Sous le figuier Nathalie
2013 Swim Little Fish Swim Françoise de Castillon
2013 12 ans d'âge Dany
2014 96 hours Françoise Carré
2014 Three Hearts The cardiologist Uncredited
2016 History's Future Caroline
2016 Diabolique Isabelle de Lassay Telefilm
2016 7 Minutes Madame Rochette
2016 Elle Anna Nominated—César Award for Best Supporting Actress


  1. ^ a b "Anne Consigny". AlloCiné. Retrieved 2010-05-14.
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  3. ^ "Je ne suis pas la pour etre aime", The New York Times
  4. ^ A. O. Scott (November 30, 2007), "Body Unwilling, a Mind Takes Flight", The New York Times
  5. ^ Dennis Lim (October 31, 2008), "Candy and Coal in a Gallic Stocking", The New York Times
  6. ^ A. O. Scott (November 14, 2008), "Ah, Home for the Holidays and Extra Helpings of Family Dysfunction", The New York Times

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