Eva Green made her film debut in 2003 in Bernardo Bertolucci’s controversial film The Dreamers. Green quickly achieved greater fame by appearing in Kingdom of Heaven (2005), and as Vesper Lynd in the James Bond film Casino Royale (2006). In 2006, Green was awarded the BAFTA Rising Star Award.
Since 2006, Green has starred in many independent films, including Womb, Perfect Sense, and Cracks. She has more recently appeared in the television series Camelot, and played Angelique Bouchard in Tim Burton’s big-screen adaptation of Dark Shadows. In 2014, she is going to play Ava Lord in Frank Miller’s and Robert Rodriguez’s Sin City sequel, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For and also Artemisia in 300 sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire.
In addition to her acting career, Green has modeled for Breil, Emporio Armani, Lancôme, Heineken, and Christian Dior SA’s “Midnight Poison” perfume, in an advert directed by Wong Kar-wai.
In 2007, Green was voted the 6th sexiest movie star of all-time by Empire magazine. Empire also listed her character, Vesper Lynd as the 9th sexiest female character in cinema history. In 2011, Los Angeles Times Magazine listed Green at No. 18 for their 50 most beautiful women in film. In 2012 she was listed no.57 in AfterEllen Hot 100. In April 2012, Shalom Life ranked her Number 2 on its list of “the 50 most talented, intelligent, funny, and gorgeous Jewish women in the world”.
Did you know?
She has a twin sister, Joy (Johanne)
You can catch Eva Green in 300: Rise of an Empire in which she stars as Artemisia later in March
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