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Isabelle Huppert Biography

Birth Name:
Isabelle Anne Huppert
Birth Place:
Paris, France

Fast Facts

  • Nominated for her first Molière Award (France's highest theatre award) in 1989, for A Month in the Country
  • Was made a Chevalier of Ordre national du Mérite in 1994 and was later promoted to an Officier, in 2005
  • Released her first album, Madame Deshoulières, with Jean-Louis Murat, in 2001
  • Was president of the jury at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival
  • With her 2016 César nomination for Valley of Love, became the most-nominated actress in Cèsar history with 15 nominations, surpassing Catherine Deneuve's 14


  • 2017European Film Awards-European Actress: nominated
  • 2017Independent Spirit Awards-Best Female Lead: winner
  • 2017Locarno Film Festival-Leopard for the Best Actress: winner
  • 2017Prix Lumières-Best Actress: winner
  • 2017César Awards-Best Actress: winner
  • 2017Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: winner
  • 2016César Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2016Critics' Choice Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2016New York Film Critics Circle-Best Actress: winner
  • 2016European Film Awards-European Actress: nominated
  • 2016Los Angeles Film Critics Association-Best Actress: winner
  • 2016Prix Lumières-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2016National Society of Film Critics-Best Actress: winner
  • 2016Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2013César Awards-Best Supporting Actress: nominated
  • 2007Prix Lumières-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2006César Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2003César Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2002César Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2002Berlin Film Festival-Silver Bear for an Outstanding Artistic Contribution: winner
  • 2002European Film Awards-European Actress: winner
  • 2001Cannes Film Festival-Best Actress: winner
  • 2001César Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2000Montréal World Film Festival-Best Actress: winner
  • 2000French Academy of Cinema-Best Actress: nominated
  • 1999César Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 1998French Academy of Cinema-Best Actress: nominated
  • 1995César Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 1995French Academy of Cinema-Best Actress: winner
  • 1994French Academy of Cinema-Best Actress: nominated
  • 1989César Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 1988Venice Film Festival-Best Actress: winner
  • 1982César Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 1981César Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 1978BAFTA Film Awards-Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles: winner