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Roger Vadim
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Marianne
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Lancel (company)
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John Gilmore (writer)
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Jacques Charrier
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Michel Boisrond
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Jayne Mansfield
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Brigitte Bardot

Knowledge Identifier: +Brigitte_Bardot

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Brigitte Bardot

Former French fashion model, actress, singer and animal rights activist add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1934.

Countries: France (49%), United States (26%), Italy (8%)

Main connections: Roger Vadim, Marianne, Lancel (company)

Linked to: Playboy, Republican Party, Conservatoire de Paris, HarperCollins

 

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Brigitte Bardot was born in 1934 add something


1947

In 1947, Bardot was accepted to the Conservatoire de Paris , and for three years she attended the ballet classes of Russian choreographer Boris Knyazev add something


1949

At the invitation of an acquaintance of her mother, she modelled in a fashion show in 1949 add something


1950

British photographer Cornel Lucas made iconic images of Bardot in the 1950s and 1960s that have become representative of her public persona add something

 

Her films of the early and mid 1950s were generally lightweight romantic dramas, some historical, in which she was cast as ingénue or siren, often in varying states of undress add something

 

In the late 1950s she shared an exchange which was called "la croisée de deux sillages" with actor and true-crime author John Gilmore, an actor in France who was working on a New Wave film with Jean Seberg add something

 

She was one of the best-known sex symbols of the 1950s and 60s add something

 

Aged 15, she appeared on an 8 March 1950 cover of ELLE and was noticed by a young film director, Roger Vadim, while babysitting add something

 

Jean-Louis Trintignant - After touring in the early 1950s in several theater productions, his first motion picture appearance came in 1955 and the following year he gained stardom with his performance opposite Brigitte Bardot in Roger Vadim's "And God Created Woman"

 

Louis Jourdan - During the 1950s, Jourdan acted in several major films, taking the male lead in "The Bride Is Much Too Beautiful" with Brigitte Bardot as the lead actress

 

Roger Vadim - In 1950, Vadim began dating Brigitte Bardot when she was only 15 and he was 22

 

John Gilmore (writer) - In the late 1950s, John Gilmore spent time in Paris, France, frequented the Beat Hotel, sustained friendships with novelist Françoise Sagan and movie star Brigitte Bardot

 

Eric Rohmer - It was based on an idea that Rohmer had in the 1950s, originally intended for Brigitte Bardot


1952

And God Created Woman - She started her acting career in 1952 and, after appearing in 16 films, became world-famous due to her role in her then-husband Roger Vadim's controversial film "And God Created Woman" add something

 

From 1952-56, she appeared in seventeen films; in 1953 she played a role in Jean Anouilh's stageplay "L'Invitation au château" add something

 

Manina, the Girl in the Bikini - "'Manina, the Girl in the Bikini"' is a 1952 French film directed by Willy Rozier and starring Brigitte Bardot, Jean-François Calvé and Howard Vernon


1953

$Cannes Film Festival - She received media attention when she attended the Cannes Film Festival in April 1953 add something


1954

Richard Gordon (English author) - The film adaptation of "Doctor in the House" was released in 1954, two years after the book, while "Doctor at Sea" came out the following year, with Brigitte Bardot


1955

Michel Boisrond - A former apprentice of Jean Delannoy, Jean Cocteau, and René Clair, Michel Boisrond debuted as a full-fledged director in 1955 with "Cette Sacrée Gamine" starring Brigitte Bardot

 

Provence - In 1955, he was chef on the set of the film "And God Created Woman" when actress Brigitte Bardot suggested he name the cake La Tropézienne


1956

Christian Marquand - In 1956 he was directed by Roger Vadim in "Et Dieu créa la femme" opposite Brigitte Bardot

 

Gloria Swanson - In 1956, Swanson made Nero's Mistress, which starred Vittorio De Sica and Brigitte Bardot.

 

Rose Repetto - She developed ballet flats for Brigitte Bardot in 1956 for the film "And God Created Woman"

 

Repetto - The company gained fame from creating the "Cendrillon" ballerina flat for French ballet dancer and actress Brigitte Bardot's 1956 film Et Dieu créa la femme

 

Naughty Girl (film) - "'Naughty Girl"' is a 1956 French musical film starring Brigitte Bardot


1957

She divorced Vadim in 1957 and in 1959 married actor Jacques Charrier, with whom she starred in "Babette Goes to War" add something

 

Stephen Boyd - It was his role in a 1957 French film, "The Night Heaven Fell" opposite Brigitte Bardot which gained him critical and public attention

 

La Parisienne (film) - "'La Parisienne"' is a 1957 French comedy film starring Brigitte Bardot, Charles_Boyer and Henri Vidal, directed by Michel Boisrond


1958

The 9 February 1958 edition of the "Los Angeles Times" reported on the front page that Bardot was recovering in Italy from a reported nervous breakdown add something

 

Sacha Distel - Distel was involved with actress Brigitte Bardot in 1958, having invited her to his birthday party in St Tropez

 

Fernando Rey - Rey's first international performance was in "The Night Heaven Fell" a 1958 French-Italian film directed by Roger Vadim, where he acted alongside Stephen Boyd, Marina Vlady and Brigitte Bardot


1959

She was the subject of Simone de Beauvoir's 1959 essay, "The Lolita Syndrome", which described Bardot as a "locomotive of women's history" and built upon existentialist themes to declare her the first and most liberated woman of post-war France add something

 

On 18 June 1959, she married actor Jacques Charrier, by whom she had her only child, a son, Nicolas-Jacques Charrier add something

 

Jacques Charrier - He was married to Brigitte Bardot from 1959 to 1962

 

Laurent Terzieff - Other film appearances include "A c?ur joie", in which he appeared with Brigitte Bardot, "Les Garcons" by Mauro Bolognini in 1959, "Vanina Vanini", "Desert of the Tartars", and "Medea"


1960

Bardot expressed support for President Charles de Gaulle in the 1960s add something


1961

Famous Love Affairs - "'Famous Love Affairs"' is a 1961 French-Italian anthology film starring Alain Delon, Brigitte Bardot and Jean Paul Belmondo


1962

After she and Charrier divorced in 1962, Nicolas was raised in the Charrier family and did not maintain close contact with Bardot until his adulthood add something

 

Christiane Rochefort - Like several of her later novels, "Le Repos du guerrier" was a bestseller; in 1962 it was adapted into a popular film directed by Roger Vadim and starring Brigitte Bardot

 

Love on a Pillow - "'Love on a Pillow"' is a 1962 French film starring Brigitte Bardot and directed by Roger Vadim


1963

She later starred in Jean-Luc Godard's 1963 film "Le Mépris" add something

 

Jack Palance - Jean-Luc Godard persuaded Palance to take on the role of Hollywood producer Jeremy Prokosch in the 1963 nouvelle vague movie "Le Mépris", with Brigitte Bardot and Michel Piccoli


1965

In 1965, she appeared as herself in the Hollywood production "Dear Brigitte" starring James Stewart, one of the few American films in which she appeared add something

 

Cindy Carol - Then in 1965 she appeared as Susan in the television series "Never Too Young", and starred as Pandora Leaf in the film "Dear Brigitte", in a strong cast including Brigitte Bardot who played herself


1967

Bonnie and Clyde (film) - Bonnie and Clyde were the subject of a popular 1967 French pop song performed by Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot


1968

Lennon and Bardot met in person once, in 1968 at the Mayfair Hotel, introduced by Beatles press agent Derek Taylor; a nervous Lennon took LSD before arriving, and neither star impressed the other add something

 

Eric Sykes - In 1968 he had a supporting role in an Anglo-American film co-production, the Edward Dmytryk western "Shalako", starring Sean Connery and Brigitte Bardot


1969

Starting in 1969, Bardot's features became the official face of Marianne to represent the liberty of France add something

 

Marianne - From 1969, however, they began to take on the features of famous women, starting with the actress Brigitte Bardot


1970

In 1970, sculptor Alain Gourdon used Bardot as the model for a bust of Marianne, the French national emblem add something

 

In the 1970s, Bardot lived with sculptor Miroslav Brozek and posed for some of his sculptures add something

 

Aslan (artist) - He is the sculptor of the Fifth Republic Marianne as Brigitte Bardot in 1970, followed by the Mireille Mathieu Marianne

 

Nino Ferrer - Then, after a brief love affair with Brigitte Bardot, he decided to return to France in 1970

 

Les Novices - "'Les Novices"' is a 1970 French film starring Brigitte Bardot


1971

Boulevard du Rhum - It stars Brigitte Bardot and Lino Ventura and was released in France on 13 October 1971


1973

Bardot retired from the entertainment industry in 1973 add something

 

In 1973, Bardot announced that she was retiring from acting as "a way to get out elegantly" add something

 

In 1973, before her 39th birthday, Bardot announced her retirement add something


1974

Playboy - In 1974, Bardot appeared in a nude photo shoot in "Playboy" magazine, which celebrated her 40th birthday add something


1983

Corinne Russell - She appeared in the May 1983 issue of "Lui" magazine in a 3D layout of poses of various famous pin-ups, as Brigitte Bardot, Marilyn Monroe, and Jayne Mansfield


 

She was awarded the Legion of Honour in 1985, but refused to receive it add something


1986

In 1986, she established the Brigitte Bardot Foundation for the Welfare and Protection of Animals add something

 

The version with Bardot was issued in 1986 and became a popular download hit in 2006 when Universal Records made its back catalogue available to purchase online, with this version of the song ranking as the third most popular download add something


1989

She once had a neighbour's donkey castrated while looking after it, on the grounds of its "sexual harassment" of her own donkey and mare, for which she was taken to court by the donkey's owner in 1989 add something


1990

During the 1990s, she generated controversy by criticizing immigration, Islamization and Islam in France, and has been fined five times for "inciting racial hatred" add something


1997

She had been fined in 1997 for the original publication of this open letter in Le Figaro and again 1998 for making similar remarks add something

 

John Gilmore (writer) - In 1997, in "Laid Bare", his first book of memoirs, Gilmore recounts his associations beginning in the 1950s and through the 1960s with Hank Williams, Janis Joplin, Jack Nicholson, Jane Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Brigitte Bardot, Jean_Seberg, Steve McQueen, Irish McCalla, Jayne Mansfield, and other personalities


1999

Bardot wrote a 1999 letter to Chinese President Jiang Zemin, published in French magazine VSD, in which she accused the Chinese of "torturing bears and killing the world's last tigers and rhinos to make aphrodisiacs" add something

 

In her 1999 book "Le Carré de Pluton" , Bardot criticizes the procedure used in the ritual slaughter of sheep during the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha add something


2000

For this comment, a French court fined her 30,000 francs in June 2000 add something


2003

In May 2003 the Movement Against Racism and for Friendship between Peoples announced they would sue Bardot for the comments add something


2006

Theatre Marigny - On 28 September 2006 Pinault and his wife put the entire facility at the disposal of the Brigitte Bardot Foundation for its 20th anniversary celebration


2007

In 2007, she was named among "Empire" magazine's 100 Sexiest Film Stars add something


2008

During the 2008 United States presidential election, she branded the Republican Party vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin as "stupid" and a "disgrace to women" add something


2010

In August 2010, Bardot addressed a letter to the Queen of Denmark, Margrethe II of Denmark, appealing for the sovereign to halt the killing of dolphins in the Faroe Islands add something

 

On 13 August 2010, Bardot lashed out at director Kyle Newman regarding his plans to make a biographical film on her life add something

 

Lancel (company) - In 2010, Lancel designed the BB bag, inspired by screen legend Brigitte Bardot

 

Lancel (company) - In 2010, Lancel designed the BB bag, inspired by screen legend Brigitte Bardot


2011

On 22 April 2011, French culture minister Frédéric Mitterrand officially inscribed bullfighting on a list enumerating the country's cultural heritage, a decision which Bardot is currently publicly contesting add something

 

On 25 May 2011 the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society renamed its fast interceptor vessel, MV "Gojira", as MV "Brigitte Bardot" in appreciation of her support add something


2012

Brigitte Bardot is supporting Front National candidate Marine Le Pen in the 2012 French Presidential Election add something

 

In the episode of BBC Radio 4's chat show Loose Ends transmitted on 20 October 2012, Honor Blackman told interviewer Clive Anderson that, when she'd worked alongside Bardot, Bardot could not be left alone because she'd recently made two suicide attempts add something

 

Freedom Fry - Following a visit to the grave of Billy the Kid in Fort Sumner, NM the duo began to conceptualize a wild west themed EP. In April of 2012, they released the Outlaws EP, featuring two original songs and a cover of Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot's Bonnie and Clyde

 

Freedom Fry - Following a visit to the grave of Billy the Kid in Fort Sumner, NM, the duo began to conceptualize a wild west themed EP. In April 2012, they released the Outlaws EP, featuring two original songs and a cover of Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot's Bonnie and Clyde


2015

In 23 July 2015, Brigitte Bardot condemned Greg Hunt's plan to eradicate 2 million cats to save endangered species such as Warru and Night Parrot add something

 

Ali MacGraw - In 2015 on Mad Men season 7, episode 9, Harry Crane flatteringly tells Megan Draper that she looks like the would-be child of Brigitte Bardot and Ali MacGraw