Julie Delpy (Paris;) (1969 December 21), actress, singer, Director and screenwriter French.
It works both in Europe and in the United States and was nominated for the 2004 Academy Award for best adapted screenplay for the film before sunset.
Delpy was born in Paris, daughter of Albert Delpy and Marie Pillet both cinema and avant-garde theatre actors. His father was born in Viet Nam, Cambodia and West Africa, where the grandfather of Julie was colonial official.
Animated by the artistic atmosphere she grew up, Julie Delpy made his debut in the theatre at age five and fourteen he obtained his first movie role in the film Detective, directed by Jean-luc godard.
Two years later, Delpy was chosen as the protagonist of the film La passion béatrice. Salary paid his first visit to New York, going to the city regularly until that settled it in 1990.
Julie Delpy gained international success for his role in the film 1991 Europe Europe, with its interpretation of Leni, a girl pro-nazi, which falls of Solomon Perel, without knowing that he is Jewish. After this, offered many roles in Hollywood and Europe.
In 1993, she was chosen by director krzysztof kieślowski to participate in the second film of the trilogy three colours. Appeared as protagonist in three colors: white and made cameos in two tapes of the series.
Delpy, interested by the direction since his childhood, participated in a course of management at New York University summer and debuted as a Director in 1995 with the short film blah blah blah. In 2002 he directed his first feature film Looking for Jimmy, which he also wrote and produced. Experimental, it aired in the United States and France although it go unnoticed. On 10 February 2007 presented at the Berlin International Film Festival 2 days in Paris (Deux Jours à Paris), a new production directed, wrote, starred in and also composed the soundtrack. Alongside her acting Adam goldberg and Daniel brühl. Interestingly, actress, Albert Delpy and Marie Pillet parents performed in the movie the parents of the protagonist. Intersperses his facet as a filmmaker with the interpretation and prepares for 2008 a new album entitled the countess where addition will portray the bloody Countess Hungarian Elizabeth Báthory.
Consolidation in the United States was due to his involvement alongside ethan hawke in the 1995 film before sunrise directed by Richard linklater. The film earned great reviews and is one of the best examples of independent cinema of the 1990s. This success led him to lead the cast of an American in Paris werewolf, although it was regarded as disappointing critically.
In 2004, Julie Delpy reprised her role of Celine by dawn, entitled before sunset sequel. It gathered the same team in the previous and the script was co-written by director Richard linklater, ethan hawke and Delpy itself. Critics were enthusiastic and actress, alongside fellow, was nominated for an Oscar for best adapted screenplay that year.
A great artistic restlessness, Julie Delpy wrote and recorded an album entitled julie delpy in 2003. Three of songs containing the album: “A waltz for a night”, “An ocean apart” and “Je t’ T’aime tant” were used in the soundtrack by sunset.
Delpy currently resides in Los Angeles and was naturalized American in 2001 while maintaining his nationality French.
As an actress
Year Title Role Director
(Détective) List girl Jean-Luc Godard
1986 Bad blood
(Mauvais sang) Lise Léos Carax
1987 King Lear
(King Lear) Virginia Jean-Luc Godard
1987 Passion Béatrice
(La passion Béatrice) Béatrice Cortemart Bertrand Tavernier
1989 The dark night Virgin Mary Carlos Saura
1991 Europe, Europe Leni Agnieszka Holland
1991 Homo Faber Sabeth Volker Schlöndorff
1993 Younger and Younger Melodie Percy Adlon
1993 Three color:blanco
(Trois couleurs: white) Dominique Krzysztof Kieślowski
1993 The three Musketeers
(The Three Musketeers) Constance Stephen Herek
1994 Three colors: white
(Three colors: Bialy) Dominique Krzysztof Kieślowski
1994 Killing Zoe Zoe Roger Avary
1994 Three colors: Red
(Trois couleurs: Rouge) Dominique Krzysztof Kieślowski
1995 By dawn
(Before Sunrise) Celine Richard Linklater
1997 An American Werewolf in Paris
(An American Werewolf in Paris) Serafine Pigot Anthony Waller
1998 Hanging in Los Angeles
(L.A. without a map) Julie Mika Kaurismäki
1998 A very special gift
(the treat) Francesca Jonathan Gems
1999 But I’m a Cheerleader Lesbian Jamie Babbit
1999 The passion of Ayn Rand
(The Passion of Ayn Rand) Barbara Christopher Menaul
(Sand) Lill Matt Palmieri
2001 Waking life Celine Richard Linklater
2001 Mysteries of sex
(investigating sex) Chloe Alan Rudolph
2004 By dusk
(before sunset) Celine Richard Linklater
2005 Broken flowers
(broken flowers) Sherry Jim Jarmusch
2006 The Legend of Lucy Keyes Jeanne Cooley John Stimpson
2006 The great scam
(the hoax) Nina Van Pallandt Lasse Hallström
Year Title Notes
1995 Blah Blah Blah short film
2002 Looking for Jimmy feature film debut
2004 J’ai peur, j’ai, je meurs short film
2007 Two days in Paris premiered at the Berlin Film Festival
2008 The Countess pre-production