Audrey Tautou was born on August 9, 1978 in Beaumont, Puy-de-Dôme, France. She grew up as the eldest of four children (one brother and two sisters) in a town called Montluçon where she graduated and got her university-entrace diploma (baccalauréat). Afterwards she decided to go to Paris and after two years, she received her DEUG (diploma after stage studies). In the meantime she took acting classes at the “Cours Florent” and had a first underpart in the TV movie “Coeur de Cible” (1996), directed by Laurent Heynemann.
Several small roles in other French TV movies and series followed: 1997 she got a role in “La vérité est un vilain défaut” as a telephone operator and appeared in an episode of “Les Cordier, juge et flic” as Léa. A year later, 1998, Audrey could be seen in the short film “La Vieille Barrière”, in the TV dramas “Bébés Boum” (1998) and “Chaos Technique” (1998) and in an episode of “Julie Lescaut”. Besides, she starred next to Christine Gagnepain in the five minute… read more