Anne Consigny was only 9 years when she performed on stage for the first time in Le Soulier de Satin by Paul Claudel, under the direction of Jean Louis Barrault. She later performed with Peter Brook and joined the Comedie Francaise. She branched out to cinema in the early 2000’s and appeared with great force as the female lead in 36 Quai des Orfevres (Department 36) in 2004. Police thrillers are familiar genres for her and she played in both Mesrine (2008) and Rapt (2010). She received a Best Actress Award nomination for her memorable performances in Not Here to be Loved (2004). She is known for her pivotal role in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007). Consigny was also nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in A Christmas Tale (2008). She has worked with director Alain Resnais in his films Wild Grass and You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet.