42 years old (Born on August 09, 1976)
actress; She is famous from Amelie.Favourite poets are Charles Baudelaire and Tristan Tzara. She nearly never got the chance to play the wonderful Amu00e9lie Poulain, as director Jean-Pierre Jeunet was considering British actress Emily Watson for the role of Amu00e9lie. Although invited, she did not attend the private screening of Fabuleux destin d'Amu00e9lie Poulain, Le (2001) organized and attended by President Jacques Chirac. She had a previous engagement with her brother. Also studied literature at university. When Emily Watson dropped out of Fabuleux destin d'Amu00e9lie Poulain, Le (2001), director Jean-Pierre Jeunet cast Tautou after seeing her on a billboard of the movie Vu00e9nus beautu00e9 (institut) (1999) in Paris near his home in Bastille.
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Fun Facts About Audrey Tautou
Once was told by a medium that she was going to be mother of twins at age 30.
Shares birthday with writer Robert Shaw, and soccer players Filippo Inzaghi and Michael Silvestre.
Grew up in Montlucon in central France.
Favourite movies are Barry Lyndon (1975) and u00c0 bout de souffle (1960).
Her father is a dental surgeon and her mother is a teacher.
Is the eldest of four children. She has a brother and two sisters.
Band Brand New has song named after her, titled 'Tautou' featured on their album Deja Entendu.
Was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in June 2004. Is now a member.
Ranked #29 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).
She said that Meryl Streep, Paul Newman, Juliette Lewis, Jodie Foster and Julianne Moore are her idols.
After Fabuleux destin d'Amu00e9lie Poulain, Le (2001), she and her sister went on a roadtrip in Indonesia where no one recognized her.
Grew up in Montluu00e7on in central France.
Favourite music composers are Ravel, Mozart and Fru00e9du00e9ric Chopin.
Studied at the Cours Florent in Paris.
Loves painting. Her favorite painters are Turner, Manet, Schiele, Ingres and Delacroix.
Favourite authors are Victor Hugo, Oscar Wilde and Paul Auster.
She takes pictures of her interviewers and puts them in scrapbook.
Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#62). .
She speaks excellent English.