Brigitte Bardot

Movie Actress

Birthday September 28, 1934

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Paris, France

Age 89 years old

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French actress who starred in a number of films in the 1950s and '60s, including Contempt, Spirits of the Dead and ...And God Created Woman. She was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress for her role in the 1965 film Viva Maria!

Before Fame

She studied ballet for three years at the Conservatoire de Paris, in hopes of becoming a professional.


She established the Brigitte Bardot Foundation for the Welfare and Protection of Animals after her retirement, and raised 3 million francs for the cause.

Family Life

She married actor Jacques Charrier in 1959 and they had a son named Nicolas-Jacques. She was also married to Roger Vadim from 1952 to 1957 and Gunter Sachs from 1966 to 1969. She married Bernard d'Ormale in 1992.

Associated With

She was directed by Louis Malle in Viva Maria!