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Valérie Lemercier

Valérie Lemercier
Lemercier in 2012
Born (1964-03-09) 9 March 1964
Dieppe, France
Occupation Actress, film director, screenwriter, singer
Years active 1988–present

Valérie Lemercier (French pronunciation: ​; born 9 March 1964) is a French actress, screenwriter, director and singer.

Life and career

Born in Dieppe, Seine-Maritime as the daughter of farmers, she grew up in Gonzeville and then studied at the Rouen Conservatoire - a dance, music and drama school. Lemercier made her screen debut in 1988, in the television series Palace. Lemercier has won two César Awards for her supporting roles in Les Visiteurs (1993) and Fauteuils d'orchestre (2007), and hosted the award ceremony in 2006 and 2007. She has subsequently become a successful director.

She released her first music album, Valérie Lemercier chante, in 1996, and has subsequently recorded three singles with other singers.


As actress

Year Title Role Director Notes
1989 Palace Lady Palace / a client TV series, 1 episode
1990 May Fools Mme Boutelleau Louis Malle
Après après-demain Loriane Gérard Frot-Coutaz
1991 L'Opération Corned-Beef Marie-Laurence Granianski Jean-Marie Poiré Nominated—[[César Award for Best Supporting
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