Eva Green Biography
At age 14, Eva Green saw Isabelle Adjani in the movie, The Story of Adele H., which became her inspiration of becoming an actress. Although her parents did not approve of her dreams of becoming an actor, they eventually supported Evas ambition.
At age 17, the sexy Eva Green enrolled at Eva St. Paul Drama School, Paris where she attended up to three years. She then spent several weeks at the London Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, where she always picked evil roles to deal with everyday emotions. Eva Green continued her studies in New York, attending the Tisch School of the Arts. She then returned to Paris to perform on several plays.
In 2002, director Bernardo Bertolucci discovered Eva Green, where he invited her to star in the 2003 British-French film, The Dreamers. In this movie, Eva Green performed extensively nude scenes. Although she felt natural acting on set, Green says she was embarrassed when her family saw the film. Her performance in the film was well received, with some critics comparing her to the Hollywood actor Liv Tyler.
Eva Green then appeared in the 2004 movie, Arsene Lupin, where she played a love interest. However, it was in her performance in The Dreamers that gave way to her Hollywood film career. Ridley Scott cast Eva Green in the 2005 film, Kingdom of Heaven, where she played Sibylla of Jerusalem.
While Eva Green was considered as the starring role in The Constant Gardener and The Black Dahlia, she won a last-minute casting in the 2006 James Bond film, Casino Royale, where she played the sexy Vesper Lynd. The hot Eva Green played the first romantic interest of James Bond. For her role as a Bond girl, she won an Empire award and BAFTA. Eva Greens latest role is in the Hollywood film, The Golden Compass, where she plays the witch Serafina Pekkala. She will also appear in the movies, Franklyn and Bond 22 in 2008.
Aside from acting, Eva Green has modeled for Emporio Armani, Breil, Lancome, Heineken and Christian Dior. Eva Green plans to return to the theater, but has no further plans of working in Hollywood fulltime.