Camille Cottin

Cottin and Benjamin Biolay attend the photocall for “Chambre 212” during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival on May 20, 2019 in Cannes, France. Denis Makarenko/

Place of Birth: Paris, France

Date of Birth: 1 December, 1978

*French (father)
*Sephardi Jewish (mother)

Camille Cottin is a French actress. Her roles include the series The Parisian Bitch, Princess of Hearts; Call My Agent!, and Killing Eve, and the films Les gazelles, Allied, Baby Bumps, Dumped, Photo de famille, The Mystery of Henri Pick, The Dazzled, Stillwater, and House of Gucci.

She is the daughter of Edith and artist Gilles Cottin. Her father is French. Her mother is a Sephardi Jew from Algeria. She spent part of her teenage years in London. She has two children with her partner, architect Benjamin Mahon.

Camille’s paternal grandfather was Bernard Marie Jacques Paul Cottin (the son of André Marie Henri Cottin and Marie Antoinette Lucie Jouanno). Bernard was born in Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France. André was the son of historian François Paul Cottin, who was director of Bibliotheque de l’Arsenal, and of Louise Marie Cécile Brémard. Marie Antoinette was the daughter of Francigène/Francisque Bernard Marie Jouanno and Justine Joséphine Désirée Marie Thérèse Champcenest.

Camille’s paternal grandmother was Chantal Anne Marie Berthe Joachime Lambert Des Cilleuls (the daughter of Jean Marie Auguste Félicien Lambert Des Cilleuls and Anna Marie Joachime Juliette De Surian). Chantal was born in Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France. Jean was the son of Fernand Stéphen Louis Lambert Des Cilleuls and Berthe Françoise Sophie Habert. Anna was the daughter of Victor Jean Joachim Octave De Surian and Marie Joséphine Henriette Lombard.

Camille’s maternal grandfather was Robert Samuel Yaffi (the son of Gabriel Yaffi and Blanche Chouraqui). Robert was born in Alger Centre, Algeria, to a Sephardi Jewish family.

Camille’s maternal grandmother was Viviane Julie Benichou (the daughter of Haïm Benichou and Emélie Kalfon). Viviane was born in Oran, Algeria, to a Sephardi Jewish family.

Source: Genealogy of Camille Cottin –

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