Place of Birth: Paris, France
Date of Birth: 21 February, 1983
Ethnicity: French Jewish [both Ashkenazi and Sephardi]
Mélanie Laurent is a French actress, singer, pianist, screenwriter, and director. She is known for starring in the 2009 film Inglourious Basterds, as well as the films Dikkenek, Don’t Worry, I’m Fine, Now You See Me, and Enemy. 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 two children with her husband.
One of Mélanie’s grandfathers is named Henri.
Sephardi Jews whose ancestors hail from Muslim/Arab countries are considered Mizrahi Jews as well.
Add that ‘Mizrahi Jewish’ tag.