Brigitte Fossey Biography – Age, Profession, Hobby Height & More

Brigitte Fossey is a French actress. She was born on June 15, 1946, in Tourcoing, Nord, France. When she was only six years old, she started her career as a child actress. First, she appeared in a film titled Forbidden Games as Paulette. She got a lot of love and support from the audience.

Quick Facts of Brigitte Fossey

Full Name:Brigitte Fossey
Date of Birth:June 15, 1946
Age:73 Years as in 2019
Height:Not Known
Net Worth:$10 million
Birthplace:Falmouth, Kentucky U.S
Nationality:United States of America

Brigitte FosseyBiography


Beth is a daughter of Nee Bowden (Nina Lou) and Joseph Broderick. Beth has two sisters. She was raised up in Huntington Beach, California. She was interested in acting at childhood. She completed her high school education at the age of sixteen.

She proceeded to the American Academy of Arts in Pasadena, California, where she graduated at the age of eighteen. She pursued her acting career in New York City.

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Brigitte Fossey Relationship

She was in a relationship with director Jean-François Adam for several years. She met him when she was making his 1970 film M comme Mathieu. After having a relationship for several years, finally, they got married in 1966. They have a child named Marie Adam. Her current relationship status is divorce.

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Net Worth and Salary

Brigitte Fossey’s net worth is estimated at around $10 Million.

Body Measurements

  • Height Unknown
  • Weight Unknown
  • Chest size Unknown
  • Waist size Unknown
  • Hips size Unknown
  • Shoe size Unknown

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Brigitte Fossey on Social Media

Brigitte Fossey is not active on social media. There is no specific information about this.[

Professional life and Career

She started her professional acting career at the age of six. She appeared in a film named Forbidden Games as Paulette. She got huge positive feedback from the audience. Not only that, she won the ‘Academy Award’ in the category of ‘Best Foreign Language Film’.

She is a child actress and as a child actress, she appeared in many films including The Steel Rope, and The Happy Road. She also appeared in a film titled Cinema Paradiso as Elena Mendola in 1988. It was a successful film. And because of this, she won Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

She is fluent in English. American actor/director Gene Kelly hired her for his 1957 film, The Happy Road. When she was ten years old, her parents decided not to get their daughter involved in the film business so that she could focus on studies.

She studied dance and piano. Later, she went to work in Geneva, Switzerland as an interpreter/translator. In 1977, she nominated for a César Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Le Bon et les méchants and in 1978, she nominated for a César Award for Best Actress for Les Enfants du placard. Her last film’s name is Don’t Tell Her and it was in 1917. She holds a prestigious position in the French acting field.

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Her contribution to the film industry:

  • Forbidden Games – 1952
  • The Steel Rope – 1953
  • The Happy Road – 1956
  • Adieu l’ami – 1968
  • Raphael, or The Debauched One – 1970
  • Going Places – 1973
  • Calmos – 1975
  • The Good and the Bad – 1976
  • The Man Who Loved Women – 1976
  • Les Enfants du placard – 1977
  • Le Pays bleu [fr] – 1977
  • Die gläserne Zelle – 1978
  • Mais où et donc Ornicar, Quintet Vivia – 1979
  • La Boum, Chanel Solitaire – 1980
  • La Boum 2 – 1982
  • Enigma – 1982
  • For Those I Loved – 1983
  • Cinema Paradiso (Extended Italian version only)          – 1988
  • 3615 code Père Noël – 1989
  • The Last Butterfly – 1990
  • Les Enfants du naufrageur – 1991
  • Das lange Gespräch mit dem Vogel [pl] – 1992
  • Joséphine, ange gardien    Gabrielle Chamant – 2016
  • Don’t Tell Her – 2017

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