Laura Smet

Picture of Laura Smet

Date of birth: 15.11.1983

Age: 33

Place of birth: Neuilly-sur-Seine

Citizenship: France


Laura Smet - the daughter of French actress Nathalie Baye and French singer Johnny Halliday. Her parents divorced three years after her birth, and raised by her mother Laura. After high school, at age 16, Laura Smet chose an acting career and attended classes actor Raymond Acquaviva. In summer 2002, Laura Smet took part in the creative workshop of first-time filmmakers. There she was lucky to play in a movie with Kristin Scott Thomas. His first role of Laura Smet received from Javier Dzhiannoli. Smet in 2003 played a major role in a cancer patient of Charlotte Dzhiannoli drama "Passionate body." Smet received for this role good criticism and in 2004 was nominated for the French award "Cesar" as the best aspiring actress and also received the prize Romy Schneider - known French film award for young actors.

After the success of her first film, Laura Smet in 2003 he starred in Frederic Fontaine `Wife Gilles` in the leading role of the second plan - the younger sister of the heroine Emmanuelle Devos. A year later, Laura Smet has played in the film by Claude Chabrol "friend of the bride", to ensure internationally known actress. The thriller is her partner Benoit Magimel, the hero of which Senta by Laura Smet in the proof of love requires sovershitubiystvo.

In the privacy of Laura Smet, great admirer of Jean Rowlands and Naomi Watts, associate relationship with writer Frederic Beigbeder, who is older than her almost 18 years. Agent Laura Smet is her godfather, Dominique Besnehar working with Nathalie Baye, Anouk Aimee, Eva Green and Sophie Marceau.


Nomination for the prize "Cesar" in 2004 for her role in "Passionate body"

Romy Schneider Award 2004