Louise MONOT, born on 30 December 1981 in Paris, is a French actress.

At the age of fifteen, Louise MONOT won a modelling competition for the magazine 20 Ans. Aged seventeen, she signed up for a casting session and secured her first role in an episode of the television series Les Cordier, juge et flic. She then joined the cast of the series La Vie devant vous in the role of Marine Lavor.

In 2003, she played the daughter of Bruno Madinier's character in the TF1 summer saga, Le Bleu de l'océan, before appearing in 2004 in Nos vies rêvées, a French film made for television in two episodes, in which she played two roles: Juliette in 1968 and her daughter Scarlett in 2004.

In 2005, she was awarded the Prix du Jeune Espoir Féminin (most promising young actress) at the Luchon television festival for her role alongside Jérémie Rénier in Un amour à taire. In the same year, she made her stage début in the play Brooklyn Boy, appearing with Stéphane Freiss and Christophe Bourseiller.

In 2006, she acted in Ange de feu alongside Frédéric Diéfenthal and in L'Avare with Michel Serrault. In 2007 she was the heroine in France 2's summer saga, La Prophétie d'Avignon, appearing with Guillaume Cramoisan and Bruno Madinier. In 2010 she won the best actress award at the Monte Carlo Television Festival for Mademoiselle Drot. In 2013, she played the title role in the television film Meurtre à Saint-Malo alongside Bruno Solo.

On the big screen, she made her début with Sara Forestier and Nicolas Duvauchelle in Hell by Bruno Chiche, and then appeared with Charlotte Gainsbourg and Alain Chabat in I Do. In 2009, Louise MONOT won the role of Dolorès Koulechov in the second chapter of the adventures of OSS117, OSS117: LOST IN RIO, alongside Jean Dujardin.

The actress is forging a reputation for herself in the film world, sharing the bill with both the next generation (Clémence Poésy and Jérémie Renier in The Wedding Cake) and the established stars of French cinema (Jean Dujardin, with whom she worked again in 2010, together with François Cluzet, Gilles Lellouche and Marion Cotillard, in Little White Lies by Guillaume Canet).

In 2012, Louise MONOT worked with Audrey Lamy and Elsa Zylberstein in Plan de table by Christelle Raynal. In the same year, she played the role of Marie Laurencin in The Picasso Gang, also featuring Stanley Weber and Thomas Jouannet, and in 2013 she was Cécile Laurent in the romantic comedy Girl on a Bicycle by Jeremy Leven, the screenwriter of The Notebook.

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