Her father was Russian and French; her mother was Korean.
Her mother named her "Pom" because it sounds similar to the Korean words for "spring" and "tiger".
Her family lived in Canada, Japan, and the Ivory Coast before finally settling in France.
Her father died when she was five years old.
Her brother committed suicide on her 25th birthday.
She was raised by her paternal uncle and aunt. Her uncle died on her 18th birthday.
Personal Quotes (10)
My job, challenges, and simple things like waking up, going to my patio, and seeing that an hibiscus or a camellia opened during the night. It just makes me happy.
Being resilient is the essence of my life.
I look at the tattoo inside my left wrist. It's my brother's name, he committed suicide two years ago. Just before the second anniversary of his death, I tattooed his name. I miss him, of course, and I decided I would live for me, and for him.
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger, everybody knows this!
In everyday life, I use positive thoughts, sense of humor, Taekwondo, running, and yoga to make me stronger.
Everything makes me vulnerable, you just have to use it as an actor. It's a constant balance.
There are so many forms of love. Spending time with friends, love stories. I enjoy showing my love by baking a cake for somebody and writing his or her name on it, and seeing his or her reaction. I love to offer flowers too!
I never believed in God and I will never believe in it.
I want to grow up as an actress and as a woman. Be independent.
My mother is schizophrenic. I would love to be brave enough to learn more about it. I try to understand her, I try to be positive about it. She can be so absent and tired by her medication; sometimes she's so lucid, funny, and smart.