Catherine Deneuve / Born in Paris, France: Catherine Fabienne Dorléac, October 22, 1943. French actress. She gained recognition for her portrayal of aloof and mysterious beauties in films. Deneuve was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1993 for her performance in Indochine; she also won César Awards for that film and The Last Metro. One of France's most renowned actresses, she has also appeared in seven English-language films.