Agnés Giard is an acclaimed French actress known for her skill in both comedy and drama. She has been honored with three César Awards for Best Supporting Actress, for her roles in the films "Le Fils de Jean," "La Vie en Rose," and "Family Resemblance."
Giard was born in Montpellier, France, in 1961. She studied acting at the Cours Florent drama school in Paris, and began her career in theater, appearing in productions of classic plays like "Romeo and Juliet" and "The Seagull." She made her film debut in 1989's "Au Petit Marguery," and quickly became a sought-after actress.
Giard has appeared in numerous French films since then, including "The Visitors," "Une Femme de Ménage," and "Family Resemblance." She has also had roles in several international films, including "Dead Man Walking" and "Lemming." In 2003, she won her first César Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in "Le Fils de Jean."
Giard is also an experienced television actress, having appeared in several French television shows, including "Julie Lescaut" and "Les Enfants du Soleil." She has also acted in several made-for-television movies, including "Le Coeur des Hommes," and "La Vie en Rose." For her role in the latter, she won her second César Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Giard has been married to French actor Jean-Pierre Marielle since 1984, and they have three children together. She is an active member of the French film industry and has served on the jury of several film festivals, including the Cannes Film Festival in 2005.
Giard continues to act in both film and television, and is widely recognized for her talent and versatility. She is an accomplished actress whose work has been acknowledged and celebrated by the French film industry. Agnés Giard is a true star, and her passion and commitment to her craft remain inspiring.