Charlotte Rampling, OBE (born Tessa Charlotte Rampling, 5 February 1946), is an English actress. In a career spanning almost fifty years (1965-2014), she has appeared in English language, French and Italian cinema.
Rampling's film career began in 1965. Her films include Georgy Girl (1966), Visconti's The Damned (1969), The Night Porter (1974), Farewell My Lovely (1975), Woody Allen's Stardust Memories (1980), Sidney Lumet's The Verdict (1982), Angel Heart (1987), The Duchess (2008) and Fred Schepisi's The Eye of the Storm (2011).
She has been nominated four times for a Cesar Award, for On ne meurt que 2 fois (1985), Sous le sable (2000), Swimming Pool (2003) and Lemming (2005) and received an Honorary Cesar in 2001. She was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2001 and received France's Legion of Honour in 2002.
She was married for twenty years to the French composer, Jean-Michel Jarre.