Aurore Clément

Aurore Clément



Aurore Clément is a French actress. She was born on June 29, 1945 in Paris, France. She is best known for her roles in films such as Last Tango in Paris (1972), The Last Metro (1980), and The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988).

Clément began her acting career in the 1960s, appearing in several French television series. She made her film debut in 1970’s French comedy, La Chasse aux Papillons. In 1972, she starred opposite Marlon Brando in Bernardo Bertolucci’s Last Tango in Paris. The film was controversial, but earned Clément international recognition.

In the 1980s, Clément established herself as a leading French actress. She starred in François Truffaut’s The Last Metro (1980), where she played the role of Marion Steiner. The film was a success, winning several awards including the César Award for Best Film.

In 1988, Clément starred opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in Philip Kaufman’s adaptation of Milan Kundera’s novel, The Unbearable Lightness of Being. Her performance earned her a César Award nomination for Best Actress.

Clément has since appeared in several films, including the French drama, My Night at Maud’s (1999), the French comedy, L’Auberge Espagnole (2002), and the French drama, The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005).

In recent years, Clément has focused on smaller roles in French television and film. In 2020, she appeared in the French drama, La Belle Époque, which was nominated for numerous awards including six César Awards.

Throughout her career, Clément has been praised for her versatility and range as an actress. She has been nominated for several awards, including the César Award for Best Actress. Clément remains one of the most respected and beloved French actresses of her generation.


Oct. 12, 1945

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