The daughter of actress Marlène Jobert, Eva Green started her career in theatre before making her film debut in Bernardo Bertolucci's The Dreamers (2003). She achieved international recognition for her portrayal of "Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem" in Ridley Scott's historical epic Kingdom of Heaven (2005). The following year, she played Bond girl "Vesper Lynd" in the James Bond film Casino Royale (2006) and was awarded the BAFTA Rising Star Award.
Green has since starred in numerous independent films, including Cracks (2009), Womb (2010), and Perfect Sense (2011). In 2014, she played "Artemisia" in the 300 sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire, and "Ava Lord" in Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez's Sin City sequel, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. Green is also known for her collaborations with director Tim Burton, starring as "Angelique Bouchard" in the horror comedy film Dark Shadows (2012), "Miss Alma Peregrine" in the fantasy film Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016), and "Colette Marchant" in the fantasy film Dumbo (2019).