Catherine Deneuve

by ethnic on December 26, 2007

Birth Name: Catherine Fabienne Dorléac

Place of Birth: Paris, France

Date of Birth: 22 October, 1943

Ethnicity: French

Catherine Deneuve is a French actress, singer, model, and producer. She is fluent in French, Italian, and English, and is semi-fluent in German.

Catherine is the daughter of actress Renée Simonot (born Renée Jeanne Deneuve) and Georges Maurice Edmond Dorléac. She has two children, actor Christian Vadim, with her former partner, director and screenwriter Roger Vadim; and actress and singer Chiara Mastroianni, with her former partner, actor Marcello Mastroianni.

Catherine’s paternal grandparents were Alphonse Dorleac (the son of Gabriel Jean Dorleac and Armance Landry) and Berthe Marie Smout (the daughter of Rodolphe Smout and Alexandrine Jaquet).

Catherine’s maternal grandparents were Joseph Sevère Deneuve (the son of Jean Sevère Deneuve and Delphine Clémentine Gournay) and Antoinette Jeanne Schenardi.

Sources: Genealogy of Catherine Deneuve –

Genealogy of Catherine’s maternal grandfather, Joseph Sevère Deneuve –

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{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

neiltennant July 14, 2017 at 9:37 am

she could be american of irish and english roots

andrew July 1, 2015 at 5:50 am
nnnnn May 17, 2013 at 1:40 am
andrew May 17, 2013 at 5:40 am

I dunno, Dorléac wasn’t bad

andrew May 15, 2013 at 4:39 pm

she adopted the surname of her mother, she was born Catherine Fabienne Dorléac

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