Eva Green Biography

Eva Gaelle Green is a French actress and model. Eva Green performed in theatre before making her film debut in The Dreamers, which generated controversy over her numerous nude scenes. Eva Green achieved greater fame for her parts in Kingdom of Heaven, and in the 2006 James Bond film Casino Royale, for which Eva Green won a BAFTA.

At 17, Eva Green enrolled in St. Paul Drama School in Paris for three years, and then spent 10 weeks at Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Green stated that in drama school, I always picked the really evil roles. It's a great way to deal with your everyday emotions.

Green trained at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in New York City, before she returned to Paris, where she performed in several plays. Green was nominated for a Moliere Award for her performance in Jalousie en Trois Fax.

Eva Green will star in the first, ten-part season of Starz's series, Camelot, as the sorceress Morgan le Fay. Green stated, This is such an iconic story and you have 10 episodes to explore a character. It's not a girlfriend role that you could have in a movie. It's a real ballsy character. She has some guts.

In February 2011, Eva Green was cast as Angélique Bouchard in Tim Burton's film adaptation of Dark Shadows. In 2014, after playing a spiritualist in the TV series Penny Dreadful, she talked about her spiritual side. Green said while she is not religious, she does believe in the supernatural.