Ten celebrities who might surprise you with their ability to speak the language of love…
1. Jodie Foster
Academy award-winning foster attended a French-language prep school in Los Angeles and frequently worked in France as a teenager. As a result, she speaks flawless French.
Here’s a second video of her on a French television show when she was younger:
2. Bradley Cooper
Cooper did a university exchange program in the southern French town of Aix-en-Provence as a student.
3. Audrey Hepburn
Hepburn spoke several languages fluently including French, Dutch, Italian and Spanish.
4. Mitt Romney
Romney’s flair for French was attacked during his Presidential campaign, some saying he was “too French”! Romney lived in Paris during the 1960s.
Here is the recently-defeated Republican candidate giving it a little Frenchy…
5. Jason Gordon Levitt
A.k.a Batman’s new Robin, Jason studied French poetry during his time at Columbia University and became an avid and self-confirmed Francophile and a French speaker
6. Johnny Depp
It’s no surprise that Depp would speak a little French since he’s been living in France with his family for many years, but the opportunity to hear him speak the language is pretty rare… he’s surprisingly vulnerable. Take a look..
7. Diane Kruger
If you live in France, you’ll be a aware that Kruger speaks flawless French and has played in many French films. She was also married to French actor Guillaume Canet for five years.
8. Evageline Lily
The heroine from Lost speaks French quite charmingly in this interview about her character starting at the 0.18 mark:
The “Grace Kelly” singer was born in Beirut, Lebanon and left the war-torn country for Paris where he stayed for six years before moving to London. Here is he is effortlessly speaking French on television:
10. John Malkovich
Malkovich is fluent in French, and for nearly 10 years lived and worked in a theater in Southern France (although he later denied that he ever lived there and only stayed 5 weeks during the summer). He and his family left France in a dispute over taxes in 2003, and since then he has lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts.