Juliette Binoche born 9 March 1964) is a French film actress. Binoche is known for her roles in films such as The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The English Patient (1996) and Chocolat (2000) as well as Three Colors: Blue (1993) and Caché (2005). She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1997 for The English Patient, becoming the second French cinema actress to win an Oscar.
Binoche has two children: Raphaël (born on 2 September 1993), whose father is André Halle, a professional scuba diver, and Hana (born on 16 December 1999), whose father is actor Benoît Magimel, with whom Binoche starred in the 1999 film Children of the Century. Binoche is currently romantically involved with Argentine writer/director Santiago Amigorena.