Filipino-French Valerie Bariou or Valerie Sophie Geraldine Christine Bariou Bondoc is the stand-in (body double) for Rachel Weisz in the Hollywood film “Bourne Legacy.”
She is married to actor-turned-businessman Onemig Bondoc. They have been married for five years and they have a five-year-old daughter named Arnelle.
She knows how to speak French, English, Spanish, Mandarin and little Tagalog. She also does hosting aside from being a print, ramp, and TV commercial model.
Valerie revealed that she had to audition for the stand-in job. “And yes, I auditioned. We were three at the final audition as stand-in for Rachel. They wanted someone with similar height, built, and skin tone, who can follow instructions well.” she said.
“Itâ€™s great to be part of ‘BL.’ [Bourne Legacy] I get to see how they work, Hollywood standards, and talk with the crew about their experience in other films like â€˜300,â€™ â€˜Titanic,â€™ â€˜Avengers,â€™ â€˜Spidermanâ€™ etc,” she added.