Léa Seydoux


  • Birthdate
  • Birthplace
  • 1985-07-01
  • Paris, France

Léa Seydoux was born in Paris, France in 1985. Her grandfather Jérôme Seydoux is chairman of Pathé and a grandson of Marcel Schlumberger. In 2009, she was nominated for the César Award for Most Promising Actress for her role in the film The Beautiful Person. She has been cast in a number of notable American films such as Ridley Scott's Robin Hood, Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris and Brad Bird's Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol. As a special prize for their roles in Blue Is the Warmest Color, Seydoux and co-star Adèle Exarchopoulos were awarded the Palme d'Or alongside director Abdellatif Kechiche. Along with Jane Campion, Seydoux and Exarchopoulos are the only women to have ever won a Palme d'Or.