Mélanie Laurent

by ethnic on April 24, 2010


Place of Birth: Paris, France

Date of Birth: 21 February, 1983

Ethnicity: French Jewish (both Ashkenazi and Sephardi)

Mélanie Laurent is a French actress, director, writer, model, singer, and pianist. She is known for her role in the 2009 film Inglourious Basterds. Her mother, Annick, is a ballerina, and her father, Pierre Laurent, is a voice-over actor.

She has both Ashkenazi Jewish (from Poland) and Sephardi Jewish (from Tunisia) ancestry.

Mélanie has a son with her husband.

photo by Prphotos

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

neiltennant January 4, 2018 at 4:02 pm


shobohunter May 29, 2014 at 8:25 am

Au revoir, Shosanna!

JasonBaker March 1, 2014 at 2:44 am

Her role in Inglorious Basterds was flawless. Beautiful and talented.

levangelista36 July 28, 2012 at 12:05 am

Definitely Jewish. She played the shit out of her role in Inglourious Basterds.

me February 19, 2012 at 9:38 pm

She is Ashkenazi and Tunisian Sephardi. I think she is not a natural blonde.

athelya December 14, 2015 at 2:54 pm

she’s dark/dirty blonde naturally

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