Marie-Christine Barrault (born 21 March 1944) is a French actress, who has appeared in 45 films and numerous television productions.
Born in Paris, she got her start on television, in L'Œuvre, in 1967 and in the series Que ferait donc Faber? Her film debut was in 1969 in My Night at Maud's (Ma nuit chez Maud) in 1969.
In 1970 Barrault was featured along with Pierre Richard in a comedy film Le Distrait(Absent-minded).
In 1975 she starred in Cousin, cousine, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.