Marion Cotillard (born September 30, 1975) is a French actress. For her performance as Édith Piaf in La Vie en Rose (2007), she received an Academy Award for Best Actress and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in both cases it was the first time that an actress had won those awards for a French language performance. For that role, she was also recognized with a César Award for Best Actress, and a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy. She is known for her work in French cinema, in such films as Arnaud Desplechin's My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument (1996), Taxi (1998), Furia (1999), and Les Jolies choses (2001). She has also appeared in such films as Big Fish (2003), A Very Long Engagement (2004), for which she received a César Award for Best Supporting Actress, Mary (2005) and A Good Year (2006).