Born in London, England, in 1971. She is an Anglo-French actress and singer. The daughter of English singer and actress Jane Birkin and French songwriter, singer and actor Serge Gainsbourg, she was raised in Paris. Among her notable works as an actress are The Science of Sleep (2006), by Michel Gondry; I’m Not There (2007), by Todd Haynes; Antichrist (2009), for which she won the best actress award at Cannes Film Festival; Melancholia (2011) and the two volumes of Nymphomaniac (2013), directed by Lars von Trier. Jane by Charlotte is her first feature film as a director.