Juliette Binoche (in French pronounced [??ylij?t bi??n??Ÿ]; born 9 March 1964) is a French film actress. Binoche is well known worldwide for her roles in popular, award-winning films such as The English Patient (1996) and Chocolat (2000) as well as internationally successful arthouse films including Three Colors: Blue (1993) and Cach?? (2005). She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1997 for The English Patient.