Rebecca Marder took her first steps as an actress at the age of five. She played in Demandez la permission aux enfants and in The Round Up (French: La Rafle), and won in 2011 the Best Female Hope award at the La Rochelle TV Fiction Festival for her interpretation of the title role in the Arte TV movie Emma by Alain Tasma.
After training at the Conservatoire du 13e arrondissement de Paris and then at the Théâtre National de Strasbourg, she joined the Comédie-Française in June 2015, becoming the youngest pensionnaire of the troupe since Isabelle Adjani. For seven years, she played a series of roles, appearing in new works as well as in classical and contemporary plays.
Rebecca Marder simultaneously continued her career in film and television and appeared in 2018 alongside Fabrice Luchini and Leïla Bekhti in Un homme pressé and under the direction of Philippe Faucon in the mini-series Fiertés for Arte. The following year, she was in Someone, Somewhere (French: Deux moi) by Cédric Klapisch, before playing the daughter of Isabelle Huppert in La Daronne by Jean-Paul Salomé. In 2020, she was in Suzanne Lindon’s first film Seize Printemps and Arnaud Desplechin entrusted her with a role in Tromperie. The same year, Sandrine Kiberlain offered her the title role in her film Une jeune fille qui va bien. She played Irene, a young Jewish woman who prepares for the Conservatoire competitive exam during the Occupation. The film, incredibly graceful, was presented in a special screening at the Semaine de la Critique during the last Cannes Film Festival and was released in January 2022. In addition to this brilliant lead role, Rebecca Marder will star in Simone, le voyage du siècle, Olivier Dahan’s much-anticipated biopic about Simone Veil, in which she plays the illustrious politician from the age of 15 to 37. Rebecca Marder goes on with her blooming cinematographic career with the political thriller De grandes espérances by Sylvain Desclous, in which she will star alongside Benjamin Lavernhe and Emmanuelle Bercot. She will soon be seen as a young singer in Michel Leclerc’s Les Goûts et les couleurs, and in La Grande Magie, a musical set in 1920s France directed by Noémie Lvovsky.