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    PERSONNES OF INTEREST: 9 Celebs You Never Knew Were French
    • She's a UN Ambassador and a British film darling, but Emma Watson was born in Paris!
    • Breakout model Aya Jones walked the Mugler show and became a Prada muse this season - her first since leaving home in France for L'Amerique!
    • Vivienne Jolie-Pitt (seen here in her first film role, at age four) was born in Nice, France. Bonjour, bébé!
    • Here is Joseph Altuzarra with Lupita Nyong'o. She was born in Mexico; he was born in Paris. Both are SO gorgeous, non?
    • Music is the international language of dance parties, but superstar DJ David Guetta is indeed français.
    • Before becoming an American TV star, Kathie Lee Gifford was born Kathryn Epstein in Paris, France.
    • Like Debussy and Gainsbourg, renowned musician and composer Yo Yo Ma is French by birth, too!
    • Strike "un pose"! Madonna's original stylist, the artist Maripol, is française!
    • It's rough being an It Girl, non? Johnny Depp's daughter Lily-Rose is Hollywood royalty, fashion candy, and - bien sur - French, too. (Her mom is Chanel muse Vanessa Paradis.)

    Believe it or non, Clarins products aren’t the only gorgeous things made in France.

    Our home base is also the birthplace of movie stars, fashion icons, and music legends—and we’re not just talking about Coco Chanel, Marion Cotillard, and those hommes from Phoenix.

    Click through the gallery to see nine celebrities who were born en France, then celebrate Bastille Day with a glass of champagne, a croissant, and / or some bisous (lipstick required, obviously).