Anita Pallenberg

Rolling Stones Groupie + Actress
Born Apr 6, 1944

Anita Pallenberg is an Italian-born actress, model, and fashion designer. She was the romantic partner of Rolling Stones multi-instrumentalist and guitarist Brian Jones and later the partner of the guitarist of the same band Keith Richards, from 1967 to 1979, by whom she has two surviving children.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Anita Pallenberg.


1944 Birth Pallenberg was born on 6 April 1944 in German-occupied Rome, the daughter of Arnaldo Pallenberg, an Italian sales agent, amateur singer and hobbyist painter and Paula Wiederhold, a German secretary. … Read More


1965 21 Years Old Pallenberg is known for her romantic involvement with Rolling Stones' band members Brian Jones, whom she met in 1965 in Munich, where she was working on a modelling assignment, and Keith Richards, for whom she left Jones in 1967 while on holiday in Morocco after Jones' violent behaviour towards Pallenberg.
1967 23 Years Old …  She was the romantic partner of Rolling Stones' multi-instrumentalist and guitarist Brian Jones and later, from 1967 to 1979, the partner of Keith Richards, the guitarist of the same band, by whom she has three children.


1977 33 Years Old Richards says she shared his addiction to heroin; she was charged first in the 1977 Toronto heroin arrest that led to Richards being arrested on charges that could have led to a lengthy prison sentence. … Read More
1979 35 Years Old In 1979, a 17-year-old boy, Scott Cantrell, shot himself in the head with a gun owned by Keith Richards, while in Pallenberg's bed, at the South Salem, New York house shared by Richards and Pallenberg. … Read More
1980 36 Years Old 1 More Event
She remained in a relationship with Richards until 1980 although they never married. … Read More
1981 37 Years Old In 1981, after Richards and Pallenberg had split up, Richards stated that he still loved Pallenberg and saw her as much as he ever did, although he had already met his future wife Patti Hansen.


1985 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In a 1985 Rolling Stone interview, Mick Jagger claimed that Pallenberg "nearly killed me", when he was asked whether the Rolling Stones had any responsibility for the personal drug addictions of people close to the band. … Read More


1994 50 Years Old Pallenberg studied fashion design as a mature student at Central Saint Martins in London; she graduated in 1994. … Read More


2005 61 Years Old Pallenberg has been portrayed in popular film and television. Monet Mazur played a young Pallenberg in the 2005 film Stoned, a biographical film about the last year of Brian Jones' life.
2006 62 Years Old In 2006 the NBC television show Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip included a story arc in which the character Harriet Hayes was hired to play Pallenberg in a film.
2007 63 Years Old 1 More Event
However, Pallenberg denied the affair in March 2007 when Performance was released on DVD. … Read More
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