French actress Sophie Marceau who commenced her career as a child shot to stardom from the ’90s film Braveheart and as her acting skills improved, she landed a role in the popular James Bond film The World Is Not Enough where she played the Bond girl Elektra King. Over the years, the versatile actress has been seen portraying different characters that have earned her a wide range of fans.
Flipping over to her love life, Sophie is also notable for her numerous relationships over the years which started from the age of 18 and she is currently a proud mother of two kids.
Sophie Marceau’s Bio (Age)
The extraordinary French actress has her birthdate recorded as November 17th, 1966 and she was born in the capital of France – Paris, to parents Benoît Maupu and Simone Morisset. She was given the full name Sophie Danièle Sylvie Maupu. Her dad had to drive trucks to cater for the family while her mum Simone worked as an assistant shopkeeper. Sophie Marceau also has a brother who goes by the name Slyvian and like his sister, he is into the film business.
At the very young age of 14, Sophie Marceau was cast in the 1980 comedy La Boum and was also seen in its sequel two years later. The sequel titled La Boum 2 earned her a César Award in the category of Most Promising Actress. She was later seen in several other ’80’s films like Fort Saganne, Police, Chouans!, My Nights Are More Beautiful Than Your Days and a handful of others.
In the early ’90s, the talented Sophie showed her expertise in films like Pour Sasha, Fanfan, as well as in Revenge of the Musketeers. It was also during this time that she got her breakthrough role as Princess Isabelle in the film Braveheart, directed by Mel Gibson. A few years later, the French actress delivered a very impressive portrayal of the character Elektra King in the James Bond film The World Is Not Enough which earned her a Blockbuster Entertainment Award under the category of Favorite Supporting Actress.
In 2000, the French beauty was seen on the set of the drama Fidelity in which she played the role of Clélia which was followed the next year with the role of Lisa in the film Belphegor, Phantom of the Louvre and was also seen in the 2005 movie Anthony Zimmer where she was a secret service agent. Sophia Marceau was also part of the cast of the 2008 Female Agents and the French comedy With Love… from the Age of Reason.
The talented actress, in 2012, played the role of an elderly lady who became romantically involved with a young man in Happiness Never Comes Alone and the next year, she was seen as a lady who killed her abusive husband and went to turn herself in at the police station in the film Arrêtez-moi. In 2015, Sophie Marceau was cast as Mathilde Leroy in the film Jailbirds which marked the last movie she has featured in to date.
In addition to her acting career, Sophie is also known as a writer and director who has to her credit, works like a short French film released in 1995. The 2002 film Speak to Me of Love earned her a Montréal World Film Festival Award for Best Director and her last work so far is the 2007 French film Trivial.
Sophie Marceau’s Partners & Daughter
At about 18 years of age, Sophia Marceau commenced a relationship with Andrzej Żuławski who happens to be a film director. Although many were not in support of their romance as they had more than 2 decades age gap between them, the pair proceed with it and by 1995, Sophie bore him a son they named Vincent. Everything was going well after the birth of their son but it was not like that for long as in 2001, they called off their 14 years of relationship which started back in 1985.
After her breakup with the director, the actress hooked up with producer Jim Lemley whom she dated for a couple of years and had a daughter named Juliette for him before everything came crashing in 2007. Next on Sophie’s dating list was an actor who goes by the name Christopher Lambert. They were an item for a while before calling it quits in 2014.
We also know that Sophie Marceau dated the French cook Cyril Lignac briefly between 2016 and 2017 and he is the last partner so far that has been linked to the actress.
The French actress who shot to stardom from Mel Gibson’s film, Braveheart has proved to be a versatile actress over the years and has depicted various prominent roles like the popular Bond girl Elektra King in the film The World Is Not Enough. Moreso, she has tried her hands at writing, as well as directing which have all turned into a huge success and placed her net worth at a comfortable $50 million.