Olga Kurylenko Biography
Olga Kurylenko is a talented Ukrainian-French actress and model, born on November 14, 1979, in Berdyansk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union.
At the age of 15, she moved from her hometown to Moscow, and a year later, she relocated to Paris where she signed a contract with the Madison modelling agency.
She met her publicist, Valérie Rosen, through her modelling career, and by the age of 18, she had already appeared on the covers of prestigious magazines such as Vogue, Elle, Madame Figaro, and Marie Claire. Kurylenko also modelled for famous brands such as Bebe, Clarins, and Helena Rubinstein, among others.
While pursuing her modelling career in Paris, Olga Kurylenko, she featured in the 1998 music video of French-Algerian Raï style singer Faudel called Tellement Je T’aime. She also starred in 2003 in the music video for Seal’s Love’s Divine in 2003.
Olga Kurylenko’s film career began just after this in France in 2005, where she received the certificate of excellence award at the 2006 Brooklyn International Film Festival for her performance in L’Annulaire. She also starred in the Paris, je t’aime segment (Quartier de la Madeleine) opposite Elijah Wood.
In 2007, she starred in Hitman alongside Timothy Olyphant and had a minor role in Max Payne. Olga Kurylenko gained worldwide recognition in 2008 for her role as Bond girl Camille Montes in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace. In this film, Kurylenko was cast as Bolivian Secret Service agent Camille Montes, who teams up with Bond to stop a terrorist organization and avenge the death of her parents.
Other roles include a part in Armando Iannucci’s political satire film The Death of Stalin as the Soviet pianist Maria Yudina. The same year, she starred in Terry Gilliam’s epic adventure film The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, which premiered at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
Olga Kurylenko acquired French citizenship in 2001 and has been married twice. She married French fashion photographer Cedric van Mol in 2000, and the couple divorced four years later. In 2006, she married American mobile phone accessory entrepreneur Damian Gabrielle, but their marriage ended in late 2007.
Olga Kurylenko moved to London in 2009, where she started a family with her former partner, English actor and writer Max Benitz. They have one son together.
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Olga Kurylenko is a Ukrainian-French actress and model. She was born on November 14, 1979, in Berdyansk, Ukraine.
Olga Kurylenko is best known for her roles in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace (2008), the science-fiction movie Oblivion (2013), and the French film The French Dispatch (2021).
Olga Kurylenko has appeared in numerous other movies and TV shows, including Hitman (2007), Max Payne (2008), To the Wonder (2012), The Water Diviner (2014), Mara (2018), and Johnny English Strikes Again (2018). She has also appeared in TV shows such as Magic City and The Death of Stalin.
Olga Kurylenko began modeling at the age of 13 and moved to Paris when she was 16 to pursue a modeling career. She was discovered by a casting agent while riding on a subway train and was offered a role in the film L’Annulaire (2005). This led to other acting opportunities and she eventually became a successful actress.
Olga Kurylenko is fluent in Ukrainian, Russian, French, and English. She can also speak some Italian and Spanish.
Olga Kurylenko was previously married to French fashion photographer Cedric van Mol from 2000 to 2004. She later married American mobile phone accessory entrepreneur Damian Gabrielle in 2006, but they divorced in 2007. As of 2023, she is not publicly known to be married or in a relationship.
Olga Kurylenko is 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) tall.
As of 2023, her net worth is estimated to be around $18 million.
Olga Kurylenko was born on November 14, 1979, so she is currently 43 years old, as of 2023.
Yes, Olga Kurylenko has one son named Alexander Max Horatio, who was born in 2015.
Olga Kurylenko Movie Roles
|2006||Paris, je t'aime||The Vampire|
|2008||À l'est de moi||The Russian prostitute|
|2008||Max Payne||Natasha Sax|
|2008||Quantum of Solace||Camille Montes|
|2009||Kirot (The Assassin Next Door)||Galia|
|2011||There Be Dragons||Ildiko|
|2011||Land of Oblivion||Anya|
|2012||To the Wonder||Marina|
|2013||Oblivion||Julia Rusakova Harper|
|2014||Vampire Academy||Ellen Kirova|
|2014||The November Man||Alice Fournier/Mira Filipova|
|2014||The Water Diviner||Ayshe|
|2015||A Perfect Day||Katya|
|2017||The Death of Stalin||Maria Yudina|
|2018||Just a Breath Away (Dans la brume)||Anna|
|2018||The Man Who Killed Don Quixote||Jacqui|
|2018||Johnny English Strikes Again||Ophelia|
|2018||The Emperor of Paris||Baroness Roxane of Giverny|
|2019||The Courier||The Courier|
|2019||The Translators||Katerina Anisinova|
|2020||The Bay of Silence||Rosalind|
|2021||Black Widow||Antonia Dreykov / Taskmaster|
|2022||White Elephant||Vanessa Flynn|
|2024||Thunderbolts||Antonia Dreykov / Taskmaster|