Roger Vadim

 

 

Age: 72

 

Summary: French film director considered as one of France's pioneering New Wave directors whose first film And God Created Women (1956) launched the career of his then-wife Brigitte Bardot, but who also directed several controversial, erotic films including No Sun in Venice (1957), Blood and Roses (1960), and Barbarella (1968), who was married to the actresses Annette Stroyberg, Jane Fonda, Catherine Schneider, and Marie-Christine Barrault and had a child with Catherine Deneuve.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: January 26, 1928

 

Died: February 11, 2000

 

Location: Paris, France