Biography - Alix Benezech
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Biography

Alix Bénézech is a young actress who grew up in a multicultural and literary atmosphere.

After doing well at school and college Alix began her career at Theatre 14 with the role of Christine Daaé in the “Phantom of L’Opera” directed by Henri Lazarini, and the role of Lucile in “The Indiscrete Oaths” by Marivaux directed by Anne-Marie Lazarini at the Artistic Theater.

She was spotted by an agent and started appearing in films. Initially in small roles in Abdelatif Kechiche’s “Venus Noire”, Catherine Corsini’s “La Belle Saison”, Gilles Legrand’s “L’Odeur de la Mandarine”, and supporting roles in  Dominique Farrugia’s “BIS”, “Camping 3 By Fabien Ontoniente. Some of her leading film roles include most notably in Yann Le Quellec’s “Le Quepa sur la Vilni” presented at the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival, “En Attendant Violette” by Matthieu Maury and Warren Dupuy, and “Life Belongs to Us” by Alex Lee, an award-winning film in several International Festivals. Alix has won 4 best actress awards at different film festivals. Over the last 4 years she has played the role of Dorothée Ariès in the French TV series Nina.

Her career took an international dimension in 2018 as Tom Cruise and Christopher McQuarrie chose her to be the “Frenchie” of “Mission Impossible Fall Out”. The film broke all records at the Box Office and Alix’s performance was ​​unanimously praised by professionals, the press and the public.

She was also directed by Clint Eastwood in the movie “The 15:17 to Paris”.

Alix Bénézech is the first French actress to be a muse for Jaguar.