Jeanne Balibar

Jeanne Balibar (born 13 April 1968) is a French actress and singer.

Jeanne Balibar
Jeanne Balibar Cannes 2017.jpg
Balibar at Cannes Film Festival 2017
Born (1968-04-13) 13 April 1968 (age 53)
Paris, France
OccupationActress, singer
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)Mathieu Amalric (div.)

Life and careerEdit

Balibar in 1998

Balibar was born in Paris, the daughter of Marxist philosopher Étienne Balibar and physicist Françoise Balibar. She started her career as a student in the famous French theater school "Cours Florent", in Paris, with her friends, actor Eric Ruf and photographer & actor Gregory Herpe. She began her acting career on the stage, in "Don Juan" at the Festival d'Avignon. Her first film role was in Arnaud Desplechin's 1992 film The Sentinel. She continues to perform in both spheres. She has supported François Hollande's 2012 presidential campaign.

She starred in Ne change rien (2009) directed by Pedro Costa. Among other films, she appeared in 17 Times Cécile Cassard (2002), directed by Christophe Honoré, with Béatrice Dalle and Romain Duris; All the Fine Promises (2003), directed by Jean-Paul Civeyrac, with Bulle Ogier and Valérie Crunchant; and Clean (2004), directed by Olivier Assayas, with Maggie Cheung and Nick Nolte.



  • Paramour (2003)
  • Slalom Dame (2006)



  1. ^ "Nomination dans l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres janvier 2016 – Ministère de la Culture". Archived from the original on 5 June 2016. Retrieved 1 October 2017.

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