She was awarded Legion d'Honneur, France's highest civilian award, in January 2005 honors list.
Has three children: Hannah (b. 1988), Joseph (b. March 1991), and George (b. August 21, 2000).
Has lived in Paris since she was 19.
Chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.
Has the rare distinction of being in two movies that opened on the same day in the U.S - The Golden Compass (2007) and The Walker (2007).