Place of Birth: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of Birth: 7 July, 1976
Ethnicity: Argentinian [Spanish, Italian, possibly other]
Bérénice Bejo is an Argentinian-born French actress. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Artist (2011). She is married to French director Michel Hazanavicius, with whom she has two children. Michel directed The Artist.
She is the daughter of Silvia de Paoli, a lawyer, and Miguel Bejo, a filmmaker. When she was three, her family moved to France, escaping from the Argentine Dirty War.
She has said:
Yes [my family has Italian roots], my mother is named De Paoli. My father, Miguel Bejo, however, has Spanish origins…
Bérénice’s maternal grandmother is named Olga Romero Losada.