Birth Name: Sophie Marceau
Birth Place: Paris, FR
Born on Nov. 17, 1966 in Paris, France, Marceau was raised by her father, Benoit, a café owner and truck driver, and her mother, Simone, who also served as an owner of the family's café. Her parents divorced when she was nine years old. With the encouragement of her mother, Marceau took photos for a modeling agency at the same time she was cast in her first film, "The Party/La Boum" (1980), a coming-of-age teen serio-comedy where she starred as a troubled teen dealing with the divorce of her parents. The film proved to be a box office hit both in France and abroad, earning Marceau sudden international attention. As she was basking in the glow of her rapid ascent to stardom, Marceau signed ...
French Actress Sophie Marceau Promotes New Film in China