Charlotte Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin at Venice Film Festival - Thursday 6th September 2007

GAINSBOURG SUFFERS BRAIN HAEMORRHAGE French actress Charlotte Gainsbourg is in a coma in a hospital in Paris, France after suffering a brain haemorrhage. The 36-year-old was taken to the Clinique Monceau in Paris late on Wednesday (05Sep07) and was operated on by brain specialist Stephanie Delajoux. She is still in a coma, but is out of danger. Delajoux says, "The operation went well and her state is not at risk anymore." Gainsbourg - who was photographed at the Venice Film Festival just earlier this week - is expected to be kept in the hospital's intensive care unit for several days. The actress is married to actor/director Yvan Attal and they have two children together. Her father is later singer Serge Gainsbourg and her mother is British actress Jane Birkin. (VL&IG/WN/ES) Charlotte Gainsbourg (as Jane Eyre) Directed by Franco Zeffirelli 1996 (3 images)

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