Meet Oscar Nominee Marion Cotillard

February 20, 2008 By:
Meet Oscar Nominee Marion Cotillard

French star Marion Cotillard is making her marks on the map. The new kid on the Hollywood block has a big week ahead of her as she takes on the Oscars on Febraury 24, 2008.

We all know Marion is gorgeous, but what’s behind this pretty face? Here are some quick facts about this rising star.

Marion Cotillard was born September 30,1975 in France.

Marion got her big break in Tim Burton's film Big Fish, opposite Billy Crudup and Albert Finney.

Cotillard is interested in environmental activism and has served as a spokesperson for Greenpeace.

She is a fan of Canadian singer Hawksley Workman and has appeared in two of his music videos.

Has won a BAFTA- and Golden Globe- winning performance as Édith Piaf in 2007's La Vie En Rose.

Will star in “Public Enemies” alongside Johnny Depp and “Nine” alongside Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz and Sophia Loren.

Nominated for Best Actress in a leading role and is going up against Cate Blanchett, Julie Christie, Laura Linney and Ellen Page.