EVA GREEN (Artemesia) has earned international praise for
her work in both blockbuster releases and diverse independent films. She has
several films slated to open later this year, including "Sin City: A Dame to
Kill For," alongside Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, for writer/directors
Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez, and Kristian Levring's Western drama "The
Salvation." She also stars in Gregg Araki's drama "White Bird in a Blizzard,"
which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
Green made her film debut in Bernardo Bertolucci's 2003 drama "The Dreamers,"
for which she earned a European Film Award nomination for Best Actress. She
followed with a starring role in the French film "Arsene Lupin," before Ridley
Scott cast her in his epic "Kingdom of Heaven," opposite Orlando Bloom. In 2006,
she starred in Martin Campbell's James Bond blockbuster "Casino Royale,"
introducing Daniel Craig as the new Agent 007. For her performance as the
brilliant and beautiful Vesper Lynd, Green won a BAFTA Award and an Empire
Green then starred as Serafina Pekkala, the queen of the witches, in Chris
Weitz's fantasy adventure "The Golden Compass." She has since starred in Tim
Burton's "Dark Shadows," opposite Johnny Depp, and the indie films "Franklyn,"
"Cracks," "Womb" and "Perfect Sense."
On the small screen, Green stars as Morgan in the Starz series "Camelot," a
new adaptation of the classic Arthurian legend, also starring Joseph Fiennes as
Merlin and Jamie Campbell Bower as King Arthur. In addition, she is starring in
"Penny Dreadful," a new Showtime series created by John Logan, which is
currently in production.
Born in France, Green trained in Paris and London, and also studied at the
prestigious Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Returning to Paris,
she began her acting career on the stage, starring in "Turcaret," directed by
Gerard Deshartes, and "Jalousie en Trios Fax," directed by Didier Long, for
which she was nominated for a Moliere Award.