Mélanie Laurent


Laurent in 2013, photo by Prphotos

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. 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.

One of Mélanie’s grandfathers is named Henri.


Curious about ethnicity

6 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    one of her grandfathers in named Henri

  2. shobohunter says:

    Au revoir, Shosanna!

  3. JasonBaker says:

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

  4. levangelista36 says:

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

  5. me says:

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

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