Anna Karina

Actress and Director
Born Sep 22, 1940

Anna Karina is a Danish, now French citizen, film actress, director, and screenwriter who has spent most of her working life in France. Karina is known as a muse of the director, Jean-Luc Godard, one of the pioneers of the French New Wave. Her notable collaborations with Godard include The Little Soldier (1960), A Woman Is a Woman (1961), Vivre sa vie (1962), and Alphaville (1965).… Read More

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1940 Birth Born on September 22, 1940.


1958 17 Years Old In 1958, after a row with her mother, she hitchhiked to Paris. … Read More
1959 18 Years Old Karina performed, uncredited, in a 1959 soap advertisement that was included near the end of Guy Debord's On the Passage of a Few Persons Through a Rather Brief Unity of Time. … Read More


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Karina won the Best Actress Award at the Berlin Film Festival in 1961 for her performance as Angela in A Woman Is a Woman. … Read More


1972 31 Years Old In 1972, she set up a production company, Raska, for her directorial debut, Vivre Ensemble, in which she also acted and which was released in 1973.


1987 46 Years Old She wrote and acted in Last Song in 1987. … Read More


2005 64 Years Old In 2005, she released Chansons de films, a collection of songs sung in movies.
2007 66 Years Old In 2007 Karina wrote, directed and starred in Victoria, a musical road movie filmed in Montreal, Quebec and Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean. … Read More
2011 70 Years Old The Seattle-based hip-hop group Blue Scholars released a song titled "Anna Karina" on their Cinemetropolis album in 2011.
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