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Celebrities you didn't know spoke French

Did you know? A lot of your favourite actors and artists are actually bilingual! Keep reading to learn more about some celebrities that you didn't know could speak French!


1) Emma Watson


Emma Watson is an English actress, activist and model. However, this widely-known actress was actually born in Paris, France on April 19th, 1990 where she lived for 5 years. Although she is not fully fluent, she speaks French quite well! She is most famous for her roles as Hermione in the Harry Potter series (her first professional role), Sam in the Perks of Being a Wallflower, and Nicki in The Bling Ring.


2) Timothée Chalamet



Timothée Chalamet is an American actor and he is most famous for his roles as Elio in Call Me by Your Name, Nic in Beautiful Boy, and Theodore ("Laurie") in Little Women. Although he was born in New York on December 27th, 1995, Timothée Chalamet's father was born in France and his sister lived there for many years. Because of this, he spent many summers in France and is now fluent in French!


3) Sandra Oh



Canadian-American actress Sandra Oh was born in Ottawa on July 20th, 1971. However, she studied in Montreal, Quebec, a French-speaking province, where she was able to learn French! She is most famous for her roles as Christina Yang in Grey's Anatomy and Eve Polastri in Killing Eve.


Now, whenever you're practising your French or having a hard time staying motivated to learn, keep in mind all of the celebrities that learned this language before you. You can do it!


Sources:

https://www.letstalkaboutfrench.com/2019/04/16/6-celebrities-who-speak-french-and-rock-at-it/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emma_Watson

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timothée_Chalamet

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandra_Oh

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0914612/ (Photo #1)

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3154303/ (Photo #2)

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0644897/ (Photo #3)

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