CLéMENCE POéSY Biography - Actors and Actresses


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Name: Clemence Guichard                                                               
Born: 30 November 1982 Meudon, France                                                 
Clémence Poésy (born November 30, 1982) is a French                                 
actress perhaps best known to English-speaking audiences for playing Fleur             
Delacour in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. She also has an extensive body       
of work in French-language films.                                                     
Born Clémence Guichard in Meudon, France, the daughter of Étienne Guichard and a     
French teacher mother, Poésy took her mother's maiden name as her stage name.         
Her father gave Poésy her first acting job when she was 14; she had two lines.       
She has a younger sister, Maëlle, who is also an actress.                             
Since leaving La Source, the bilingual and alternative school she attended, at         
the age of 16, she has studied drama at CNSAD, the Atelier International de           
Blanche Salant et Paul Weavor, and the university of Nanterre, and appeared in a       
number of French film, television, and stage roles. Her first English-speaking         
role was in the BBC mini-series Gunpowder, Treason & Plot where she played Mary       
I of Scotland.                                                                         
She is currently filming the feature film La Troisième partie du monde, and           
slated to appear in the sci-fi film Tender Interface. In October 2007, Poésy was     
announced as one of the spokesmodels for the new fragrance by Chloé.