Emmanuelle Seigner (born 22 June 1966) is a French actress, former fashion model, and singer, best known as the wife of Academy Award winning director Roman Polanski, and for her roles in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007), and Frantic (1988). She has been nominated two César Awards for Best Supporting Actress in Place Vendôme (1998) and La Vie En Rose (2007).
Seigner was born in Paris, France to a photographer father and a journalist mother. She is the granddaughter of the respected actor Louis Seigner (1903–1991) and sister of the actress Mathilde Seigner. She was educated at a Catholic convent school, and began modelling at the age of fourteen. Capitalizing on her beauty she achieved international status as a professional model. She married the Polish film director Roman Polański on 30 August 1989. They have two children: daughter Morgane and son Elvis. He directed her in Frantic, opposite Harrison Ford and later in Bitter Moon (1992), as well as The Ninth Gate (1999), co-starring Johnny Depp.
Seigner appears as the main character in the music video "Hands Around my Throat" by Death In Vegas. In 2006, she became lead singer of the pop rock band Ultra Orange, and the group's name was changed to Ultra Orange & Emmanuelle. Seigner lives with their two children in Paris. Polanski is currently under house arrest in a chateau in Switzerland. She is an ambassadress of the Polish brand Dr Irena Eris.
2009 release from the French actress and former fashion model. The 11 tracks on the album were composed, written and arranged by Keren Ann and Doriand and includes duets with Iggy Pop and Emmanuelle’s husband Roman Polanski. The album was recorded by Tibo Javoy, mixed by Tore Johansson (Franz Ferdinand producer) and mastered by Chab. Features the first single ‘Dingue’. Sony/BMG.
Dingue - Teaser
" Dingue " est disponible en digital. (Streaming & téléchargement)
Titre extrait de l'album " Dingue " qui sortira le 08 février 2010.
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La dernière pluie - avec Iggy Pop
Iggy Pop sings in French! Who knew.
Emmanuelle Seigner en duo avec Iggy Pop pour le titre " La dernière pluie "
Extrait de l'album d'Emmanuelle Seigner " Dingue " sortie le 02/08/2010
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Just in case you were wondering where you had seen her before.
Emmanuelle Seigner & Kristin Scott Thomas - Bitter Moon