Biography: Nora Arnezeder is a French actress and singer who most recently appeared in the CBS Film “The Words,” “Safe House,” with Ryan Reynolds, and “Maniac,” opposite Elijah Wood.
Arnezeder starred in the French feature film “Les Deux Mondes” with Benoi Poelvoorde, and the French romantic film “Paris 36,” where she sang the song “Loin de Paname,” which went on to receive an Academy Award-nomination for “Best Original Song.” In 2012, she starred in the French film “Ce Que Le Jour Doit a la Nuit,” based on the bestselling book, with acclaimed French director Alexandre Arcady.
Her French television credits include the series regular role of Varvara Valadine on “Xanadu,” and a guest-starring role on “Commissaire Valence.”
Arnezeder won the Lumiere Award in 2009 for Most Promising Young Actress (Meilleur espoir féminin), and the 2009 Étoile d’Or for Best Female Newcomer (La révélation féminine), both for her work in “Paris 36.”
Born in Paris, Arnezeder currently resides in Los Angeles. Her birthday is May 8. (Courtesy CBS, 2015)