LOS ANGELES Following are five key facts about Marion Cotillard, who won the Oscar for best actress on Sunday for her role in the Edith Piaf biopic "La Vie en Rose."
-- Cotillard was born September 30, 1975 in Paris. Her father is actor Jean-Claude Cotillard.
-- She is the first French woman to take home the best actress Oscar since Simone Signoret's win in 1960.
-- Cotillard's notable films include "Taxi" (1998), "Un Long Dimanche de Fiancailles" (A Very Long Engagement) (2004) and "A Good Year" (2006).
-- Cotillard co-wrote and performed the song "La Fille De Joie" for her film "Les Jolies Choses," also known by its English title "Pretty Things" (2001).
-- Cotillard is a Greenpeace spokeswoman and was among the artists involved in "Dessins pour le climat," an album project that was released in 2005 and raised money for the environmental activist group.