Léa Seydoux is an actress and French model, winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes for The Life of Adele and popular thanks the role of Bond girl in the movie Spectre.
In 2005, she appears in the video Ne partons pas fâchés by Raphaël, directed by Olivier Dahan. In 2006 she participated in one of the main roles in the film Mes copines by Sylvie Ayme. She is part of the talent selection at Cannes in 2007 for the film The Consolation of Nicolas Klotz. In 2008 she gets notoriety thanks to the character of Junie in the film La Belle Personne by Christophe Honoré, an interpretation widely appreciated by critics. She also appears in one of the advertising of Levi’s 501, in the role of the girl who takes off her clothes while below it is shown.
In 2009 Quentin Tarantino choice for a small role in Inglourious Basterds, in the role of Charlotte LaPadite, and the next year working with Ridley Scott for Robin Hood, playing Isabella of Angoulême, wife of Prince John. Also in 2010, is the protagonist in the movie Belle Épine by Rebecca Zlotowski, presented at the 49th Critics’ Week of the Cannes Film Festival. Also participates in the short film Petit suit by Louis Garrel and movies Roses à crédit by Amos Gitai and Mystères de Lisbonne by Raúl Ruiz. Léa Seydoux later appears in a small role in Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris, where she played the girl who works at the flea market, in Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol by Brad Bird, and in Farewell, My Queen by Benoît Jacquot.
In 2011 she starred in commercials of the scent Prada Candy. In 2012 she starred in the film Sister by Ursula Meier. In 2013 returns to advertise Prada Candy in a series of three spots directed by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola. Also in 2013 she won the Palme d’Or with the film The Life of Adele at the Cannes Film Festival; with co-star Adèle Exarchopoulos then posed for a campaign of Miu Miu fashion house. In December 2014 she was chosen as the new Bond girl in Spectre, the twenty-fourth chapter of the film series 007, directed by Sam Mendes.