• 26 May 1986
  •  Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Astrid Bergès-Frisbey


Astrid Bergès-Frisbey was born in Barcelona, Spain. Her father is Spanish, and her mother, who is American, is of English and French descent. She is fluent in French, Castilian (commonly called Spanish), and Catalan. Astrid Bergès-Frisbey made her acting debut in 2007 on French television. In 2008, she made her feature debut in the French film Un barrage contre le Pacifique (2008) and since then has made other French films. In 2011, Bergès-Frisbey made her English debut as the beautiful mermaid Syrena in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011). She was personally picked by director Rob Marshall and producer Jerry Bruckheimer after a whirlwind of auditions in France, Hollywood, and the UK.