Isabelle Yasmine Adjani (born 27 June 1955) is a French film actress and singer. Adjani has appeared in 30 films since 1970. She holds the record for most César Awards for Best Actress with five, for Possession (1981), One Deadly Summer (1983), Camille Claudel (1988), Queen Margot (1994) and Skirt Day (2009). She was also given a double Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Award in 1981 and a Berlin Film Festival Best Actress Award in 1989. She also received two Academy Award nominations for Best Actress. She performs in French, English and German.
No stranger to dark roles in some of European cinema’s finest thrillers including The Tenant (1976), Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979), the aforementioned Possession (1981) and One Deadly Summer (1983), Mortelle Randonnée (1983), and Diabolique (1996) an American remake of the French classic Les Diaboliques (1955).