Stacy Martin

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Stacy Martin
Stacy Martin Cannes 2017.jpg
Martin in May 2017
Born (1991-01-01) 1 January 1991 (age 26)
Paris, France
Alma mater London College of Communication
Occupation Actress
Years active 2013–present
Notable work Nymphomaniac
Parent(s) Rene & Annette Martin

Stacy Martin (born 1 January 1991)[1] is a French-English actress. She is best known for her breakthrough role as the younger version of Charlotte Gainsbourg's character Joe in Lars von Trier's drama film Nymphomaniac.

Early life[edit]

Martin was born on 1 January 1991, and spent her early childhood in Paris but moved to Japan when she was seven where she lived with her French father, René, a hairstylist and her English mother Annette until she was thirteen, she then returned to France. After finishing school, she moved to London to follow her dream of becoming an actress and took up modeling to fund her living, she took up Media and Cultural Studies at the London College of Communication. She also used the money she earned to pay for private acting classes and also studied the Meisner technique of acting at the Actors’ Temple.[1]

Career[edit]

In 2013, Martin starred as Young Joe aged 15 to 31, in Lars von Trier's drama film Nymphomaniac,[2][3] for her role in the film, which had real sex scenes and featured hardcore porn in some cases, Martin had a "porn double" and used a prosthetic vagina.[4][5] The role got her nominated for a Bodil Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She was also a part of the Breakthrough Brits of 2014 which was organized by BAFTA to recognize emerging talents, she played Faye in Ben Wheatley's 2015 film High-Rise,[6] and Young Dora in Matteo Garrone's Tale of Tales, also in 2015.

Martin was a part of the Rag & Bone Spring 2014 campaign alongside Emile Hirsch. She also modelled for Miu Miu in their 2014 and 2015 Fall/Winter campaigns, she is also the face of Miu Miu's first fragrance.

Personal life[edit]

As of March 2014, she lives in London with her boyfriend musician Daniel Blumberg of Yuck and Cajun Dance Party.[1][4]

Filmography[edit]

Stacy Martin (3rd from the left) with the cast of Nymphomaniac at the 2014 Berlin Film Festival
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Nymphomaniac Young Joe Nominated - Bodil Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
2015 Winter Sophie
2015 Tale of Tales Young Dora
2015 The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun Anita
2015 The Childhood of a Leader
2015 Taj Mahal Louise
2015 High-Rise Faye
2017 Redoubtable Anne Wiazemsky
2017 Rosy Rosy In post-production
2017 Halo of Stars Girl in Night Store In post-production
2017 The Last Photograph Bird In post-production
2017 3 Way Junction Lisa In post-production

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Title Award Result
2014 Nymphomaniac Bodil Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
2014 Nymphomaniac Robert Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "5 Things about Stacy Martin, the Nymphomaniac". Swide. 19 March 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Fan Zhong (19 March 2014). "Stacy Martin Is a Pro". W Magazine. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Charlotte Cripps (19 February 2013). "Nymphomaniac star Stacy Martin talks sex, nudity and porn doubles". Independent. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Jo Ellison (21 March 2014). "The Nymph: Stacy Martin in Vogue". Vogue. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  5. ^ Emma Brown (December 2013). "The Young Parisian". Interview Magazine. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  6. ^ Kevin Jagernauth (30 June 2014). "Ben Wheatley's 'High Rise' Adds 'Nymphomaniac' Actress". Indie Wire. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 

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