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Marie-Josée Croze

Marie-Josée Croze
Marie-Josée Croze Cabourg 2016.jpg
Marie-Josée Croze, 2016
Born (1970-02-23) February 23, 1970 (age 50)
Years active1989–present

Marie-Josée Croze (French pronunciation: ​[maʁi ʒoze kʁɔz]; born February 23, 1970) is a Canadian actress. She also holds French citizenship, which she obtained in December 2012.

Early life

Croze was born in Montreal, Quebec and grew up, adopted, in Longueuil, with four other children.[1] She studied fine arts at the Cégep du Vieux Montréal from 1986 to 1987.[2]


For her role in Denis Villeneuve's Maelström (2000), she received the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role at the 21st Genie Awards.[3]

She won the award for Best Actress at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival for her performance in The Barbarian Invasions.[4] She was cast by prominent Hollywood director Steven Spielberg for his film Munich which was released in December 2005. She also made a major appearance as a speech therapist in Julian Schnabel's 2007 film adaptation of Jean-Dominique Bauby's memoir The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.

In November 2012 she was selected as a member of the main competition jury at the 2012 International Film Festival of Marrakech.

Selected filmography




  1. ^ "Exclu vidéo : Marie-Josée Croze adoptée quand elle était enfant : "Je suis pour le mariage pour tous. L'important c'est d'être aimé par des gens qui prennent soin de vous"". Retrieved December 23, 2017.
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  3. ^ Croze, Marie-Josée; Verreault, Jean-Nicolas; Morgenstern, Stephanie; Lebeau, Pierre (September 15, 2000), Maelstrom, retrieved March 6, 2017
  4. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Barbarian Invasions". Retrieved November 7, 2009.

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