Karin Viard is a multi-award winning French actress. She made her film debut in Tatie Danielle in 1990. Since then she has appeared in such films as L'Emploi du temps, Adultère, mode d'emploi and La parenthèse enchantée.
She was a member of the Cannes Film Festival jury in 2003.
Viard has won two César Awards. The first for Best Actress for her role in Haut les coeurs! and the second for Best Supporting Actress for Embrassez qui vous voudrez. She was nominated for the César Awards three other times.
Viard has also won the Best Actress award at the Montréal World Film Festival for her performance in Le Rôle de sa vie.