Vanessa Paradis Biography
Birth Name - Vanessa Chantal Paradis
Date of Birth - 22 December 1972
Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Val-de-Marne, France
Height - 5' 3" (1.60 m)
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Vanessa Paradis is one of the most beautiful French actresses. She was a model and a singer before she became a film-star. Her first success was the song "Joe Le Taxi", which was a success in 15 countries. In 1990, she was awarded a César for her debut movie Noce blanche (1989). For the next 5 years, she concentrated on her musical career, she rejected Pedro Almodóvar and John Boorman. In 1995, she appeared in Élisa (1995), but decided to concentrate on her private life with Johnny Depp and their children. After several years, Vanessa continued her singing and acting career.
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Gave birth to her daughter Lily-Rose Melody Depp, with Johnny Depp, on 27 May 1999.
Her son John Christopher "Jack" Depp III was born on 29 April 2002.
Niece of Didier Pain.
Achieved the UK Top Ten hit singles twice in five years, with "Joe Le Taxi" (No. 3, March 1988) and "Be my baby" (No. 6, November 1992). Other less sucessful releases include "Sunday Mondays" (No. 49, March 1993) and "Just as long as you are there" (No. 57, July 1993). Her debut hit also spent eleven weeks at the top of the French chart.
Has her look-alike puppet in the French show "Guignols de l'info, Les" (1988).
Measurements: 32B-21 1/2-34 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
Was romantically linked to Florent Pagny and Lenny Kravitz.
Parents are André and Corinne Paradis.
Older sister of Alysson Paradis.
Her idols as a child were James Dean and Marilyn Monroe.
Is the face of Coco Chanel.
Sang with Johnny Depp and Iggy Pop at a concert.
Dedicated her 2000 album "Bliss" to Johnny Depp and their daughter Lily.
She and Johnny Depp reside in the Hollywood Hills and on a farm in Southern France; they also own apartments in Paris, Manhattan and in the Bahamas.
March 2008: Won "Female Artist of the Year" and "Best Song/Variety Album of the Year" at Victoires de la Musique, the top music award in France.
Became the new voice of Aéroports de Paris. The first commercial using her voice debuted June 2, 2008.
Was announced as being the new spokeswoman for fashion line Miu Miu after Kirsten Dunst was fired (2008).
Vanessa Paradis Filmography
Un monstre à Paris (2009)(voice)
Clef, La (2007) .... Cécile
... aka The Key (International: English title)
Soldat Rose, Le (2006) (TV) .... Made in Asia
The Magic Roundabout (2005) (voice: French version) .... Margote
... aka Pollux - Le manège enchanté (France)
... aka Sprung! The Magic Roundabout (USA)
... aka The Magic Roundabout (UK)
Mon ange (2004) .... Colette
Atomik Circus - Le retour de James Bataille (2004) .... Concia
... aka The Return of James Battle (USA)
Fille sur le pont, La (1999) .... Adèle
... aka Girl on the Bridge (USA: DVD title)
Une chance sur deux (1998) .... Alice Tomaso
... aka Half a Chance
Plaisir (et ses petits tracas), Le (1998) (voice) .... La voix du nouvel âge
... aka Pleasure (And Its Little Inconveniences) (USA)
Un amour de sorcière (1997) .... Morgane
... aka Witch Way Love
Élisa (1995) .... Marie Desmoulin
... aka Elisa (USA: informal English title)
Noce blanche (1989) .... Mathilde Tessier
... aka White Wedding