Born in Paris, France on June 22, 1966. Emmanuelle was raised at a convent school . At age fourteen she became a model. Her mysterious beauty made her an international cover-model. Jean-Luc Godard gave her a part in his crime movie DETECTIVE (1985), starring Johnny Hallyday and Nathalie Baye. In 1986 Emmanuelle played the part of Zanon in the movie COURS PRIVE (1986) by Pierre Granier-Deferre. She married Roman Polanski on August 30, 1989, and they have two children: daughter Morgane and son Elvis. Her husband gave her a part in the thriller FRANTIC (1988) with Harrison Ford. Four years later Polanski gave her the leading part in the movie BITTER MOON (1992). In 2010 she played Margaret in Jerzy Skolimowski's ESSENTIAL KILLING. For her role in VENUS IN FUR by Roman Polanski, International Cinephile Society awarded her with Best Actress Award (2013), and she was nominated for 2014 Cesar Award. She was an ambassadress of the Polish brand Dr Irena Eris.