Irène
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Irène Marie Jacob is a French-born Swiss actress.
-- Anonymous User  12/20/2005
I like the English version of Irene but I prefer the French version. It has "Rene" in it which means "queen" in French (the way it's pronounced not the way it's spelt) and it sounds more mature than Irene.
-- Milena Scialfa  12/31/2009
Irène Marie Jacob is a dual French-Swiss actress considered one of the preeminent French actresses of her generation. Jacob gained international recognition and acclaim through her work with Polish film director Krzysztof Kieślowski. She won the 1991 Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress for the Kieślowski film The Double Life of Véronique, and was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for his 1994 film Three Colors: Red. Her other film appearances include The Secret Garden, Beyond the Clouds, U.S. Marshals, and Eternity.
-- cutenose  1/12/2017

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