Bérénice Bejo (born 7 July 1976) is a French-Argentine actress best known for playing Christiana in A Knight's Tale (2001) and Peppy Miller in The Artist (2011). Her work in the latter received her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and won her the César Award for Best Actress. She won Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013 and was nominated for a César for her performance in The Past.
Bejo was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is the daughter of Argentine filmmaker Miguel Bejo and his wife Silvia, a lawyer. When she was three, her family moved to France, escaping from Argentina's last civil-military dictatorship (1976-1983).
In 2006, she starred in OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies, where she met director Michel Hazanavicius, whom she later married. They have two children: Lucien and Gloria.