From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Charlotte Valandrey (née Anne-Charlotte Pascal; born 29 November 1968 in Paris, France) is a French actress. She grew up in Britain in an affluent family. In 1985, Anne-Charlotte Pascal took the pseudonym Charlotte Valandrey in tribute to the village of Val-André, where she lived since the age of six. Biography In 1985, then aged 17, she learned that she was HIV positive. She was, at the time, one of a few celebrities in France to make such a revelation. She wrote a book, "L'Amour dans le sang" ("Love in the Blood"; published in 2005), where Charlotte discusses her illness. She also received a heart transplant in August 2003. In 1986 she was awarded a Ours d'argent and a César award in the category of "Most Promising Actress". In 1988, she returned to filming "Noce blanche", after the revelation of her HIV status. From 1991 to 2000, she appeared in the French TV series, "Les Cordier, juge et flic". In March 2007, after selling over 280,000 copies of her book, Charlotte gave approval for its adaptation inn the TV movie, "L'Amour dans le sang". It was produced by Dominique Besnehard for Mon Voisin Productions, and the first broadcast took place on 23 November 2008 on France 3. Charlotte is a patron of the Greffe de vie ("Foundation of Life Registry") and is committed to the cause of organ donation and transplantation.