Roger Vadim

Film Director + Screenwriter + Producer
Born Jan 26, 1928

Roger Vadim was a French screenwriter, director, and producer as well as a journalist, author and sometime actor, best known for launching the career of his first wife, Brigitte Bardot, with his 1956 film And God Created Woman.

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  • Catherine Deneuve At 70 Still As Cool As They Come
    Huffington Post - Oct 22, 2013
  • Vicky Tiel: The Sexual Revolution Started In The Late Fifties In Paris With Two Movies And Two Big Movie Stars
    Huffington Post - Aug 22, 2013
  • Brigitte Bardot Threatens To Follow Gérard Depardieu's Russian Move
    Guardian (UK) - Jan 04, 2013
  • Liz Smith: Brigitte Bardot: The Sexiest Of All Sex Symbols
    Huffington Post - Nov 30, 2012


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1928 Birth Born in 1928.


1940 12 Years Old In addition to Vadim's theatre and film work, he also wrote several books, including the memoirs "Memoires du Diable," "Le Gout du Bonheur: Souvenirs 1940-1958" and an autobiography, D'une étoile à l'autre (From One Star to the Next) as well as a tell-all about his most famous exes, Bardot, Deneuve & Fonda: My Life with the Three Most Beautiful Women in the World, published in 1986. "My attitude is that if this book makes me a little money it will be a tiny compensation for all the money I helped those actresses make," Vadim explained. … Read More


1984 56 Years Old …  Later, he lived with screenwriter Ann Biderman for almost 12 years, announcing their engagement in 1984, but the couple never wed. … Read More


2000 72 Years Old Vadim died of cancer at age 72 on 11 February 2000. … Read More
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