Emmanuelle Riva

Emmanuelle Riva (born Paulette Germaine Riva; 24 February, 1927) is a French actress, best known for her roles in the films Hiroshima mon amour (1959), Léon Morin, Priest (1961), and Amour (2012). In 2013, Riva received the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and the César Award for Best Actress for her role in Amour, and was nominated for an Academy Award for the same role. She is the oldest actress ever to have been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She had previously been BAFTA nominated in 1960 for her role in Hiroshima mon amour.