Brigitte Bardot as "Camille" in Jean-Luc Godard's CONTEMPT (1963) Born in Paris in 1934, Brigitte Bardot is a renowned actress and beauty icon. She made her film debut in 1952 with Jean Boyer's Le Trou Norman and received international fame from her lead role in Roger Vadim's Et Dieu Créa la Femme in 1956. Her role in the 1963 cult film Contempt brought her critical acclaim as a serious actress. The model, singer, and actress starred in 47 films and was awarded the Legion of Honour in 1985 but refused to receive it. After retirement, Bardot became an animal rights activist and continues to fight for that cause.
Brigitte Bardot is featured in Edition: A Tribute to Women in Film