Anne Parillaud

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Anne Parillaud’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Anne Parillaud

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Place Of Birth

Paris, France


62 years old

Birth Date

May 06, 1960

Star Sign


Anne Parillaud Facts

Child Star?




Education & Qualifications

Cours Florent

Net Worth

$40 million


Juliette Besson, Theo Allan, Lou Allan


Michel Parillaud


1.7m (5'5"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Rat

About Anne Parillaud 

Anne Parillaud​ is a French actress best known for playing the title character in Luc Besson's film 'La Femme Nikita'.

She is from Paris, France. She adopted and studied ballet when she was young and started acting at the age of 16.

Anne has won multiple awards for several films over the years. Her daughter Juliette is also an actress. Anne has appeared in numerous movies, including 'Girls' (1980), 'Patrizia' (1980), 'Promised Land' (2004), 'What The Day Owes The Night' (2012), 'The Man In The Iron Mask' (1998), 'Shattered Image' (1998), and many others.

Anne Parillaud Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Anne Parillaud's net worth?

Anne Parillaud's net worth is surmised to be around $40 million.

How much does Anne Parillaud earn per year?

Anne Parillaud's precise annual income is not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Anne Parillaud?

Anne Parillaud is 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) tall.

How old is Anne Parillaud?

Anne Parillaud​ was born in Paris, France, on May 6, 1960. She turned 62 in May 2022.

Childhood And Education

Anne Parillaud was born in Paris, France. Her father's name was Michel Parillaud. She studied ballet while in school. At 16, during summer vacation, Anne got the first significant role of her film career in Michel Lang's 1978 film 'L'hôtel De La Plage'. She attended Cours Florent drama school to learn acting.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Anne Parillaud dating?

Anne Parillaud had a three-year relationship with 'Pour La Peau D'un Flic' (1981) and 'Le Battant' (1983) co-star Alain Delon, a French actor and filmmaker. She married director Luc Besson in 1986 and gave birth to their daughter, Juliette Besson, also an actress, in 1987. The couple separated in 1991. Luc Besson was the director of 'La Femme Nikita'. In 2005, Anne married French composer Jean-Michel André Jarre, and they divorced five years later in 2010. She also has two sons with film producer Mark Allan, Lou Allan, born in 2000, and Theo Allan, born in 2003.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Anne Parillaud's debut in the film industry was in the film 'Un Amour De Sable' in 1977, where she appeared in the brief role of the girl with a kitten. Her first actual role was as Estelle in the 1978 movie 'Holiday Hotel' when she was 16 and during summer vacation. Playing the part piqued Anne's interest in the movie business.

Anne got her breakthrough role when she played the lead role of Nikita in the internationally acclaimed 1990 action film 'La Femme Nikita'. Luc Besson was the director.

Her performance as Nikita paved the way for several other movies and roles. After playing Nikita, she appeared as Marie in the 1992 horror-comedy film 'Innocent Blood', also known as 'A French Vampire In America' in some regions, Albertine in 'Map Of The Human Heart' in 1993, and Bernadette in 'Frankie Starlight' two years later. In 2010, Anne starred in the French psychological thriller 'In Their Sleep' directed by Caroline du Potet and Eric du Potet.

Some of her film roles over the years include Estelle Delambre in 'L'Hôtel De La Plage', directed by Michel Lang in 1978, 'Chloé In 'Écoute Voir' directed by Hugo Santiago in 1979, Catherine Flavin in 'Girls' directed by Just Jaeckin in 1980, Charlotte in 'Pour La Peau D'un Flic' directed by Alain Delon in 1981, Nathalie in 'Le Battant' directed by Alain Delon in 1983, Nikita in 'La Femme Nikita' directed by Luc Besson in 1990, Albertine in 'Map Of The Human Heart' directed by Vincent Ward in 1993, Alice in 'À La Folie 'directed by Diane Kurys in 1994, Bernadette in 'Frankie Starlight' directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg in 1995, Isabelle in 'Passage à L'acte' directed by Francis Girod in 1996, and Queen Mother Anne of Austria in the 1998 movie 'The Man In The Iron Mask' directed by Randall Wallace.

What awards has Anne Parillaud won?

In 1991, Anne Parillaud won the César Award For Best Actress and the David Di Donatello Awards for Best Foreign Actress - both for her performance in 'La Femme Nikita'. Two years later, in 1993, she received a Special Mention at the Tokyo International Film Festival for 'Map Of The Human Heart'. The actress also won Best Actress at the Paris Film Festival in 2004 for her role in 'Deadlines', the 2004 action film directed by Ludi Boeken and Michael Alan Lerner.

Other Interesting Anne Parillaud Facts And Trivia

  • Anne Parillaud wanted to become a lawyer when she was young.
  • Her star sign is Taurus.
  • Anne took judo lessons for three months to prepare for the part of Nikita.
  • She left her family when she was 16.
  • Anne Parillaud has over 18,000 followers on her Instagram account as of July 2022.
  •  Jean-Michel André Jarre used Anne Parillaud as the eye model in his 2004 compilation soundtrack titled 'AERO'.
  • Anne Parillaud has worked in at least 12 movies during her career in the industry.

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