Knowledge Identifier: +Annie_Girardot
Girardot is the highest ranked woman in the list of French stars who have appeared in the most movies that have attracted more than one million admissions in France since 1945, at the 11th spot with 44 films
Her performance in Jean Cocteau's play "La Machine à écrire" in 1956 was admired by the author who called her "The finest dramatic temperament of the Postwar period"
By the end of the 1960s, she had become a movie star and a box-office magnet in France with such films as "Vice and Virtue" ; "Live for Life" ; "Love Is a Funny Thing" ; and "Mourir d'Aimer" , the fact-based tale of a middle-aged teacher whose affair with a much younger student made her the object of bourgeoisie ridicule
Renato Salvatori - He met French actress Annie Girardot on the set of the 1960 movie "Rocco and His Brothers" and married her on 6 January 1962
In 1962, she married Italian actor Renato Salvatori
By the end of the 1970s, she had become the highest paid actress in France, and was nicknamed "La Girardot" by the press due to the fact that her name alone was enough to guarantee the success of a film
In 1974, she starred in the hit teen movie, "La Gifle", as Isabelle Adjani's mother
In 1983, she lost a fortune when "Revue Et Corrigée", the musical show she put on and starred in at the Casino de Paris, flopped
Juliette Binoche - In April 1985, Binoche followed this with another supporting role in Bob Decout's Adieu Blaireau, a policier thriller starring Philippe Leotard and Annie Girardot.
After going public in the 21 September 2006 issue of "Paris Match" with the news that she was suffering from Alzheimer's disease, she became a symbol of the illness in France
A year after her death, the 37th annual César awards 2012 selected a picture of Annie Girardot from the 1962 film "Rocco and His Brothers" as the official promotional poster of the ceremony, during which she was paid tribute with a retrospective montage of her most memorable roles on film, in the presence of her daughter and granddaughter