Camille Cottin

Camille Cottin (French: [kamij kɔtɛ̃]) (born 1 December 1978) is a French film, television and stage actress. She became well-known in 2013 for playing her role in the series of comedy sketches of La Connasse on channel Canal+.

Camille Cottin
Cottin in January 2016.
Born (1978-12-01) 1 December 1978
Years active2001–present
Notable credit(s)
La Connasse
Call My Agent!

Life and career

Camille Cottin was born in Paris, but spent her teenage years in London before returning to France, where she became a high school English teacher. At the same time, she took classes at a theater and dramatic art school and then with the company "Théâtre du Voyageur". She played small roles in many films and television series. In 2009, she joined the "Troupe à Palmade".[1] She appeared the same year in an advertisement for a Japanese telephone, directed by Wes Anderson with Brad Pitt, with music by Serge Gainsbourg with the song "Poupée de cire, poupée de son" sung by France Gall.

In 2013, she played the main role in La Connasse on Canal+ produced by Silex Films, a series consisting of sketches in candid camera of less than two minutes each. Written by Noémie Saglio and Éloïse Lang, the episodes were broadcast on Le Grand Journal and became available on DVD from 4 March 2014.[2][3] She later appeared in the film based on the series titled Connasse, Princesse des cœurs, released in 2015.

In 2015, Cottin played the lead role of agent Andréa Martel in Dix pour cent (Call My Agent!), a television series which ran for three seasons that was first broadcast on France 2 and which later enjoyed wide international distribution on Netflix; Cottin won a Best Actress ACS Award for her role. In 2016, Cottin appeared in Allied, Iris, and Cigarettes et chocolat chaud.

Personal life

Camille Cottin is the daughter of the artist Gilles Cottin. She married an architect in 2005 and they have two children: a son born in 2009,[4] and a daughter born in August 2015.[5] Her great-grandfather is the historian Paul Cottin.


Year Title Role Director Notes
2001 Yamakasi Ariel Zeitoun & Julien Seri
2002 Hep Taxi ! Frédéric Berthe TV Mini-Series
2005 Tango Overlord Young French woman François Choquet TV Short
2006 Odile... The woman Bénédicte Delgéhier Short
P.J. Annabelle Claire de la Rochefoucauld TV Series (1 Episode)
Femmes de loi The victim Étienne Dhaene TV Series (1 Episode)
2007 La commune Albane Devlay Philippe Triboit TV Series (1 Episode)
2008 P.J. Mina Ferlet Pierre Leix-Cote TV Series (1 Episode)
2009 Le problème avec Tom Anne Frédéric Ramade Short
2010 Fracture Slimane's neighbor Alain Tasma TV Movie
2011 Bernard & Fils, suicideurs à domicile The woman Avril Besson Short
2012 Il était une fois, une fois Juliette's mother Christian Merret-Palmair
Mon troquet Louis Delva Short
Le jour où tout a basculé Annick Pierre-François Brodin TV Series (1 Episode)
2013 Pep's Marina Trufaine Stéphane Kopecky TV Series (1 Episode)
Vaugand A woman Charlotte Brandström TV Series (1 Episode)
Ma meuf Sophie Edouard Pluvieux TV Series (13 Episodes)
2013-2015 Connasse Connasse Eloïse Lang & Noémie Saglio TV Series (70 Episodes)
2014 Les Gazelles Emilie Mona Achache
Inséparable Constance Sophie Le Guénédal Short
2015 Les gorilles Emilie Tristan Aurouet
Our Futures Géraldine Rémi Bezançon
I Kissed a Girl Clémence Maxime Govare & Noémie Saglio
Connasse, Princesse des cœurs Camilla Eloïse Lang & Noémie Saglio Nominated - César Award for Most Promising Actress
2015–2020 Call My Agent! Andréa Martel Lola Doillon, Cédric Klapisch, ... TV Series (18 Episodes)
ACS Award for Best Actress (2016)
ACS Award for Best Actress (2017)
2016 Iris Nathalie Vasseur Jalil Lespert
Allied Monique Robert Zemeckis
Cigarettes et chocolat chaud Séverine Grellot Sophie Reine
2017 Baby Bump(S) Avril Noémie Saglio
Calls Christine Timothée Hochet TV Series (1 Episode)
2018 Larguées Rose Eloïse Lang L'Alpe d'Huez Film Festival - Best Acting
Nominated - Globe de Cristal Award for Best Actress - Comedy
Les fauves Inspector Camus Vincent Mariette
Photo de famille Elsa Cécilia Rouaud
Premières vacances Fleur Patrick Cassir
2019 Deux moi The psychologist Cédric Klapisch
Les éblouis Christine Lourmel Sarah Suco
On a Magical Night Irène Haffner Christophe Honoré
Le mystère Henri Pick Joséphine Pick Rémi Bezançon
Mouche Mouche Jeanne Herry TV Series (6 Episodes)
2020 Mon légionnaire Rachel Lang Post-Production
Stillwater Virginie Tom McCarthy Filming
Killing Eve TV Series


Year Title Role
2016 Ballerina Félicie
2020 Petit vampire Madame Pandora


  1. Olivier Dumons (15 November 2013). "Camille Cottin, les mots pour déplaire". Le Monde (in French). Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  2. Carole Boinet (8 March 2014). "Camille Cottin: La Connasse est comme une enfant". Les Inrockuptibles (in French). Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  3. Sonia Ouadhi (2 March 2014). "Camille Cottin, une sacrée Connasse" (in French). Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  4. "Un rencard avec la connasse de Canal". GQ Magazine (in French). 23 October 2013.
  5. "Sa fille s'appelle Anna - Camille Cottin maman pour la deuxième fois". Paris Match. 10 October 2015. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
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