Eva Gaëlle Green is a French actress and model with a Sororal twin sister were born in Paris on July 5, 1980, to parents Marlène Jobert, a French actress who retired from acting and became a writer of children’s books, and Swedish dentist, Walter Green. Eva Green is a natural dark blonde but she colored her hair black at the aged of 15.
Green was raised in Paris and living partly in London. She can speak her native French and English fluently and recently started learning Japanese as well as mastering an American accent. Eva Green left French school at 17. She switched to English in Ramsgate, Kent, and went to the American School in France for one year. She studied acting at Saint Paul Drama School in Paris for three years, and then had a 10-week polishing course at the Weber Douglas Academy of dramatic Art in London. Green was quiet in school, and developed an interest in Egyptology when she visited the Louvre at age seven. She also studied directing at the Tisch School of Arts at New York University. At age 14, Green decided to become an actress. Besides her work as an actress, Green also composed original music and recorded several sound tracks for the film rating.
In 2002, Green had her film debut, when she accepted the invitation of director Bernardo Bertolucci and to star and cast her in the role of Isabelle in The Dreamers, which engaged her in extensive full frontal nude scenes and graphic sex scenes, despite of her parent’s initial objections. She studied for two months with an English trainer before doing The Dreamers. During their work Bertolucci described Green as being “so beautiful it’s indecent.” Green won critical acclaim for her role in The Dreamers. Green’s next movie after The Dreamers was Arsène Lupin, in which she represented Lupin’s love interest, a light-hearted role she enjoyed, although she has mentioned that she usually prefers more complex characters.
In addition to her acting career, Green has modeled for numerous famous brands like Breil, Emporio Armani, Lancôme, Heineken, and Christian Dior SA’s “Midnight Poison” perfume, in an advertisement directed by Wong Kar-wai.
After The Dreamers, Green’s career ascended to the level where she exposed more of her complex acting talent in all the following movies; The Dreamers (2003), Arsène Lupin (2004), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Casino Royale (2006), The Golden Compass (2007), Franklyn (2009), Cracks (2009), Womb (2010), Perfect Sense (2011), Camelot (2011), Dark Shadows (2012), 300: Rise of an Empire (2013), White Bird in a Blizzard (2013), Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2013).