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Bérénice Bejo (born July 7, 1976) is an Argentinian/French actress, known for her role of Christiana in the 2001 film, A Knight's Tale, and for the 2011 film The Artist.
Bejo was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and is daughter of the Argentine filmmaker Miguel Bejo. At age 3, she moved to France where she started her acting career. In 2001, she entered America's big screen by performing in A Knight's Tale, and in 2002's 24 Hours in the Life of a Woman. She is set to star in the French psychological thriller Proie.
Bejo has supported Lionel Jospin's 2002 presidential campaign. Her partner is director Michel Hazanavicius; they have two children.
In The Artist, the 2011 film directed by her husband, Bejo plays Peppy Miller, a 1920s movie actress. This performance has garnered her critical acclaim and several award nominations.
Latina.com and the LA Times have both predicted that Bejo will be nominated for an Academy Award.,  On December 14th, it was announced that Bejo had been nominated by the Screen Actors Guild for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for her performance as Peppy in The Artist.
On the 15th of December 2011, the HFCA nominated Bejo for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture award. On December 16th Bejo made her American television debut on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
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Bérénice Bejo (born 7 July 1976) is a French Argentine actress, who played Christiana in the 2001 film A Knight's Tale and Peppy Miller in the 2011 film The Artist.
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==Bérénice Bejo== (born 7 July 1976) is a French Argentine actress, who played [[Christiana]] in the 2001 film [[A Knight's Tale]] and [[Peppy Miller]] in the 2011 film [[The Artist]].
====Her work==== in The Artist received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and won her the César Award for Best Actress. She won Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013 for her performance in The Past.
====Bejo was born==== in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is the daughter of Argentine filmmaker Miguel Bejo and his wife Silvia, a lawyer.When she was three, her family moved to France, escaping from the Argentine Dirty War.
====In 2006,==== she starred in OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies, where she met director Michel Hazanavicius, whom she later married. They have two children: Lucien and Gloria.
====In 2001,==== Bejo made her American film debut, playing the role of Christiana in A Knight's Tale opposite Heath Ledger. Christiana is a lady-in-waiting to Jocelyn (Shannyn Sossamon).
====In 2002,==== she toured in France with Marie-France Pisier and Guillaume Depardieu.
====In 2003,==== Bejo starred as Olivia in 24 Hours in the Life of a Woman by Laurent Bouhnik.
====Under the direction==== of Steve Suissa, she seduces Stephane Freiss and Titoff in The Grand Role (2004), and a comedy about the world of actors, and Cavalcade (2005), a drama dealing with the theme of disability.
====In 2006,==== she made a comeback by acting alongside Jean Dujardin in OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies by Michel Hazanavicius. This is the first collaboration of the trio.
====In 2007,==== she made an appearance in the short film La Pomme d'Adam.
====In 2008,==== she appeared in two romantic comedies: Modern Love Bouquet and Stéphane Kazandjian. The same year she gave birth to her first child by Hazanavicius.
====In 2009,==== she participated in the documentary by Serge Bromberg (fr), Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno. The documentary reconstructs Clouzot's film, alternating between scenes from the 1964 film and dialogue readings between Jacques Gamblin (for Serge Reggiani) and Béjo (for Romy Schneider).
====In the 2011==== film, The Artist, which is directed by Hazanavicius and stars Dujardin, Bejo plays Peppy Miller, a 1920s film actress. Her performance received critical acclaim, the César Award for Best Actress, and several award nominations: the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture award, BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
====In 2012====, she was announced as the host of the opening and closing ceremonies at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. She dubbed the role of Mérida in the French dub of the Disney/Pixar film Brave. In June 2012, Bejo was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The same month, she received the Prix Romy Schneider.
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