Virginie Efira, who started her career as a television presenter in 1998, progressed step by step with her roles in TV series and TV movies. Virginie Efira, who is also a voice actor, gave life to different characters with her voice.
She starred in the movie “The Whistler” with famous French actors in 2009. She attracted attention in 2010 with a magnificent performance in the romantic comedy “The Perfect Date” with Clovis Cornillac and Manu Payet. After her performances in different productions, she played the character of Alice Lantins in the movie “It Boy” in 2013 and co-starred with Pierre Niney. With this movie, Virginie Efira gained global recognition.
Virginie Efira co-created a romantic comedy classic with Oscar-winning actor Jean Dujardin in the 2016 movie “Up for Love.” In the same year, she was nominated for the César Awards for the first time for her performance in “Victoria”, which she subsequently did four more times. Virginie Efira was nominated for César Awards in two different categories in the same year for her roles in “Sink or Swim” and “An Impossible Love” in 2018.
With her performance in the movie “Sibyl” in 2019, she took the movie to the level of being nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. In 2021, she received great acclaim for her performance as Benedetta Carlini in the movie "Benedetta” directed by Paul Verhoeven. Virginie Efira, who has crossed paths with almost all active legendary French actors on film sets, is one of the most popular stars created by French cinema in the 2000s.
Notes from Virginie Efira's career
Virginie Efira, who started her career by acting in TV series, gave life to the character of Cathy in the animated movie “Max & Co” in 2007, before making her feature film debut in 2009.