Isabelle Adjani's Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 Aunt of Zoé Adjani.
2 Was featured on the poster of the 39th César Awards. (2014).
3 Is one of six performers with multiple Oscar nominations for foreign language films; the others are Marcello Mastroianni for Divorce Italian Style (1961), A Special Day (1977) and Dark Eyes (1987) (Italian), Sophia Loren for Two Women (1960) and Marriage Italian Style (1964) (Italian), Liv Ullmann for The Emigrants (1971) and Face to Face (1976) (Swedish), Javier Bardem for Before Night Falls (2000) and Biutiful (2010) (Spanish), and Marion Cotillard for La Vie en Rose (2007) and Two Days, One Night (2014) (French). Adjani was nominated for her performances in The Story of Adele H (1975) and Camille Claudel (1988) (French).
4 Was director Louis Malle's first choice for the role of "Violet" in Pretty Baby (1978).
5 She is one of 12 French actresses to have received an Academy Award nomination. The others in chronological order are: Claudette Colbert, Colette Marchand, Leslie Caron, Simone Signoret, Anouk Aimée, Marie-Christine Barrault, Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Marion Cotillard, Bérénice Bejo and Emmanuelle Riva.
6 Father's name is Cherrif Adjani. Mother's maiden name is Emma Schweinberger.
7 In the '70s, Isabelle Adjani shared an apartment with Isabelle Huppert and the late actress Christine Pascal.
8 She has an entry in Jean Tulard's Dictionnaire du Cinéma/Les Acteurs published in Paris in 2007 (pages 11, 12).
9 Lived with Daniel Day-Lewis from 1989 to 1994, and gave birth to their son Gabriel-Kane Day Lewis on 9 April 1995.
10 Very close friends with Sharon Stone.
11 Brother is photographer Eric Adjani.
12 Born in the 17th district of Paris to an Algerian father and German mother.
13 President of jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1997.
14 Was selected as the second most beautiful woman (after Monica Bellucci) by the French public in the TV show "La plus belle femme du monde on Nov. 8, 2004.
15 Fluent in English and German.
16 Announced that she has broken up with her boyfriend of two years, musician Jean-Michel Jarre, revealing to the magazine Paris-Match that he had cheated on her. (June 2004)
17 Said in a 1970 interview with Paris-Match that she would never wear pants "because her hips were too big".
18 Is the only actress in the history of French cinema to get five César awards (breaking her own record of four). She has won for Possession (1981), One Deadly Summer (1983), Camille Claudel (1988), Queen Margot (1994) and La journée de la jupe (2008).
19 Recorded a million-selling album in 1983 with the hit single "Pull Marine" written by Serge Gainsbourg. The video was shot by Luc Besson.
20 Her exotic beauty comes by way of an Algerian-Kabyle father and a German mother.
21 Engaged to musician Jean-Michel Jarre but later broke it off. [July 2002]
22 Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world.
23 Has two children: Barnabé Nuytten, born in 1979 and fathered by Bruno Nuytten, and Gabriel-Kane Day Lewis, born in 1995, fathered by Daniel Day-Lewis.
24 Raised and schooled in Paris.
Sources:
IMDB, Wikipedia


Celebrities.Wiki - celebrity structured data aggregator/engine which collect publicly listed celebrity information like celebrity biography, net worth, all celebrity filmography with nominated or won awards. In addition Celebrities Wiki engine collect publicly listed celebrity quotes, trademarks, all other interesting facts, pictures and even salary information collected form Box Office.