French actress and fashion model. After starting on the stage as a child, Poésy had dramatic education, and has been active in both film and television since 1999, including some English-language productions. She is known for the roles of Fleur Delacour in the Harry Potter film series, Chloë in In Bruges, and Rana in 127 Hours. She is also known for her small role as Eva Coupeau on Gossip Girl.
Born as Clémence Guichard in L’Haÿ-les-Roses, a southern suburb of Paris, she is the daughter of actor/writer Étienne Guichard and a French teacher. Poésy took her mother’s maiden name as her stage name. She was sent to an alternative school in Meudon. She was not popular at school, and described herself as maladjusted.In an interview she said she can seem “a bit strange”. Her father gave Poésy her first acting job when she was a child; then she had two lines at age 14.She has a younger sister, Maëlle Poésy-Guichard, who is also an actress.
Poesy speaks French and English and a little Italian and Spanish.