Bérénice Bejo

Bérénice Bejo

Bejo in 2012, photo by Prphotos.com

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.

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…

andrew

Finnish-Italian guy,

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  1. stlucas says:

    Her mother is Silvia de Paoli.

    When asked if her family has Italian roots, she stated: “Yes, my mother is named De Paoli. My father, Miguel Bejo, however, has Spanish origins”.

    http://www.vanityfair.it/people/mondo/16/11/06/berenice-bejo-intervista-foto-gossip (in Italian)

  2. andrew says:

    Edit the text

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