Eva Gaëlle Green is a French actress and model. She started her career in theatre before making her film debut in 2003 in Bernardo Bertolucci's controversial The Dreamers. She achieved international recognition when she appeared in Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven, and portrayed Vesper Lynd in the James Bond film Casino Royale. In 2006, Green was awarded the BAFTA Rising Star Award.
Since 2006, Green has starred in independent films Cracks, Womb, and Perfect Sense. She has also appeared in the television series Camelot, and played Angelique Bouchard in Tim Burton's big-screen adaptation of Dark Shadows. In 2014, she played Artemisia in the 300 sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire, and Ava Lord in Frank Miller's and Robert Rodriguez's Sin City sequel, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. She is currently starring in Showtime's Penny Dreadful.