Juliette Binoche Birthday: French Actress And Activist Is 48 [PHOTOS]

on March 09 2012 11:20 AM
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    Juliette Binoche is 48 years old. Reuters
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    Binoche in 1994, with her César Award for her role in the film "Trois Couleurs: Bleu." Reuters
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    Binoche in 1997, holding her Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for "The English Patient." Reuters
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    Binoche in 1998. Reuters
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    At Cannes Film Festival in 2000. Reuters
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    Binoche in 2000. Reuters
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    Binoche in 2001, wearing a beret! Reuters
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    Binoche in 2006. Reuters
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    Fooling around for the cameras in 2006. Reuters
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    Binoche pulls off the lighter-colored hair. Reuters
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    Binoche in 2007 with her "Dan in Real Life" co-stars Steve Carell and Dane Cook. Reuters
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    Binoche in 2010. Reuters
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    Binoche in 2011. Reuters
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French actress Juliette Binoche, who has won international acclaim thanks to films such as The English Patient, Chocolat, Copie conforme, and Trois Couleurs: Bleu, turned 48 on Friday.

Binoche has had a long and fruitful career -- and has won multiple awards for her performances, including an Oscar (The English Patient), a César (Trois Couleurs: Bleu), and a BAFTA (The English Patient).

Binoche is also an activist, and has demonstrated and spoken in support of detained and imprisoned journalists and filmmakers, including U.S. journalist Jill Carroll and Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi. 

Binoche has several films coming up, including Cosmopolis and La Créatrice.

Check out these photos of Binoche through the years. She's pulled off some quirky outfits!

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