1. Viggo Mortensen
His French, like his face, is beautiful. He is half Danish and grew up in South America, so he also speaks Danish and Spanish perfectly.
2. Tom Hiddleston
If you thought Tom Hiddleston couldn’t get any hotter, you were wrong.
3. Helen Mirren
Everyone knows that Dame Helen Mirren is a fucking goddess. Now you know that she is a goddess who speaks French.
4. Hugh Laurie
He’ll bring the house down with his French, amirite?
5. J. K. Rowling
J.K. Rowling actually used to teach French in Scotland. Although she claims her French is now a bit rusty, it’s still siriusly good.
6. Diane Kruger
The German actress used to be married to French actor Guillaume Canet, who is now Marion Cotillard’s partner. She acted in many French-language movies.
7. Bradley Cooper
He spent six months studying in Aix-en-Provence, in the south of France, and is still fluent.
8. Joseph Gordon-Levitt
JGL studied French poetry at Columbia and thinks that French women are sexy when they talk. He is also a big fan of Jean-Luc Godard ; I guess nobody’s perfect.
9. Emma Watson
The actress was born in Paris and lived there until she was 5. She still speaks French pretty well. (Go to 1’ 50” for the French part of the interview.)
10. Jodie Foster
The actress studied at the Los Angeles French high school and her French is absolutely flawless. She even dubs most of her movies in French herself.
11. Johnny Depp
For years, Depp was in relationship with the amazing Vanessa Paradis and lived in the south of France. He played a small part in French movie Happily Ever After. Now, he dresses like a pirate and lives in Hollywood.
12. Gwyneth Paltrow
The actress/blogger/mom/cook/life coach speaks fluent French and Spanish, because OF COURSE she does.
13. Evangeline Lilly
Lilly speaks excellent French.
14. Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman, on the other hand, only speaks a few words. But this video still goes to the wank bank.
15. Kristin Scott Thomas
This British actress has been living in France and acting in French movies for years now. Her French is perfect and so is she.
16. Jude Law
Law’s parents live in France and he often visits the country on holidays.
17. Audrey Hepburn
Hepburn was utter perfection so it’s no surprise she spoke French with hardly any accent. So did her husband, actor Mel Ferrer, who is interviewed alongside her in this video.
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