July 2, 2022

My year in New York on CANAL +: 3 facts about Margaret Qualley, the star of the film

On the bill in My Year in New York, a new movie in theaters, and Maid where she faces her mother Andie MacDowell, Margaret Qualley is everywhere! The Kenzo ad, his role for Tarantino…: 3 facts about the rising star of the big and small screen.


Before becoming one of Hollywood’s new stars, Margaret Qualley shone on the ballet floors. It was in fact first of all the ballet shoes that caught her eye, she who studied the discipline at the North Carolina School of the Arts before working for the American Ballet Theater.

At the age of 17, however, she decided to hang up her tutu to focus on comedy at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. It was at this time that she stood out at the Debutantes Ball in Paris and caught the eye of the artistic directors of the greatest creative houses.

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2011 marked the first steps of 16-year-old Margaret Qualley on the catwalk during the Alberta Ferretti show at New York Fashion Week. She combines her modeling career with her love for cinema when she is spotted by Gia Coppola who turns her in Palo Alto in 2013.

After this first notable foray into the cinematographic landscape, she joined the cast of The Leftovers alongside Justin Theroux and Amy Brenneman. If the series makes it known to the general public, it is undoubtedly the Kenzo World ad, signed Spike Jonze, which allows it to acquire a very wide notoriety.

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At the same time as her rise on the red carpets, she continues to rise on the catwalks, as when she paraded as a bride for Chanel during the fall-winter 2021-2022 fashion week.


Equally at home in films by authors like Sidney Hall by Shawn Christensen, as in fantasy thrillers like Death Note by Adam Wingard, or even action comedies like The Nice Guys by Shane Black, it reaffirms its status as a new cinema icon in 2019.

And for good reason, she becomes one of the new muses of Quentin Tarantino by turning under his direction in Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, where she bursts the screen. This year, she gives the reply to Sigourney Weaver in My Year in New York, film which opened the Berlinale 2020.

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New in theaters and available only on CANAL + and via myCANAL, this feature film from the CANAL + PREMIERE label and directed by Philippe Falardeau reveals the actress in the costume of Joanna Rakoff, a young writer hired as assistant to JD Salinger’s icy literary agent . Un Le Diable wears Prada in the publishing world, to see and re-watch on myCANAL.