Annie Girardot, 79, Versatile French Actress
NYTimes - almost 6 years
Annie Girardot, a versatile French actress who played the doomed Milanese streetwalker in Luchino Visconti's ''Rocco and His Brothers'' and, moving easily from drama to comedy, became France's most popular actress of the 1970s, died on Monday in Paris. She was 79. Her granddaughter, Lola Vogel, announced her death but did not state the cause. Ms.