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Anna Mouglalis isn’t the first actress to go cuckoo for Coco lately. Here, a breakdown of how the “Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky” front woman stacks up against the competition.
NAME: Audrey Tautou, “Coco Avant Chanel” (2009)
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COCO PORTRAYED The young, yet-to-be-discovered designer.
AWARDS EARNED: Nominated for a BAFTA for Best Actress in a Leading Role and a César Award for Best Actress
KARL CRED: She stars in his Chanel No.5 ads.
NAME: Shirley MacLaine, “Coco Chanel” Lifetime miniseries (2008)
AGE: 76 (at least in this life)
COCO PORTRAYED: The designer in the Fifties, well into her career.
AWARDS EARNED: Nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Film and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in Television or Movie.
KARL CRED: MacLaine said at the time, “He wanted me to come to Paris for a fitting, but I am sorry. No. If he takes off his sunglasses and the gloves, maybe I’ll go.”
NAME: Anna Mouglalis, “Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky” (2010)
COCO PORTRAYED: The love-struck designer at the height of her career.
AWARDS EARNED: None yet.
KARL CRED: She’s been Lagerfeld’s muse since 2002.