Julie Dreyfus

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Julie Dreyfus

Julie Dreyfus (Born: October 31, 1972. Paris, France). Nickname: Jules. Played Sofie Fatale in Kill Bill. She is also playing Francesca Mondino in Inglourious Basterds.

Trivia

  • Fluent in English, French, and Japanese.
  • Mother is French actress Pascale Audret, who tragically died in a road accident in July 2000. Dreyfus has struggled to come to term with it since.
  • Shares a particularly close friendship with director Quentin Tarantino.
  • She was the Tokyo Casting Associate for Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) and Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) and she read Uma Thurman's role when casting in Japan.
  • Met Quentin Tarantino at a film festival in Japan. He saw her on various billboards around Tokyo before he met her. In Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), she was seen on the Tokyo billboards advertising Red Apple Cigarettes.
  • During filming breaks on Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), she and Daryl Hannah would venture out on many, many shopping trips.
  • Maternal uncle is legendary French singer-songwriter Hugues Aufray, who is known as the French Bob Dylan.
  • Father is music producer Francis Dreyfus, founder of Dreyfus Records.
  • Her favorite Quentin Tarantino film is Jackie Brown (1997).

Personal Quotes

  • (on filming Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) "I mean, on that last day, you would get to your spot, you'd get a break and go to the bathroom or whatever, and then you'd have to just pick your way through the bodies and not slip in the blood. I mean, it was exactly like that. It was very surreal. It was bizarre."
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