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Roger Vadim (1928–2000)

Roger Vadim was born Roger Vladimir Igorevich Plemyannikov, on January 26, 1928, in Paris, France. Although his father gave him the first name Vladimir, the French law then required a French first name. His father, Igor Nikolaevich Plemyannikov, was a Russian-Ukrainian aristocrat who was born in Kiev, and emigrated with the White Russians after the... See full bio »


(age 72) in Paris, France

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 1997 Un coup de baguette magique (TV Movie)
 1996 La nouvelle tribu (TV Mini-Series)
 1993 Amour fou (TV Movie)
 1983 Surprise Party (writer)
 1976 Une femme fidèle (scenario)
 1972 Hellé (story)
 1968 Barbarella (screenplay)
 1968 Spirits of the Dead (adaptation - segment "Metzengerstein")
 1966 The Game Is Over (adaptation)
 1963 Nutty, Naughty Chateau (writer)
 1963 Vice and Virtue (original screenplay and adaptation)
 1962 And Satan Calls the Turns (adaptation - as Vadim) / (dialogue - as Vadim)
 1962 Love on a Pillow (written by)
 1962 The Seven Deadly Sins (segment "Orgueil, L' ")
 1962 Tales of Paris (segment "Sophie")
 1960 Blood and Roses (screenplay)
 1959 Les liaisons dangereuses (adaptation)
 1958 Be Beautiful But Shut Up (adaptation)
 1958 The Night Heaven Fell (adaptation - as R. Vadim)
 1956 ...And God Created Woman (as R. Vadim)
 1956 Plucking the Daisy (dialogue)
 1956 Naughty Girl (scenario, dialogue and adaptation - as Vadim)
 1955 School for Love (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1953 Le gouffre de la Pierre Saint-Martin (Documentary short) (screenplay and commentary)
 1952 La demoiselle et son revenant (adaptation and dialogue)
 1951 Blackmailed (screenplay)
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Other Works:

"Bardot, Deneuve & Fonda: The Memoirs of Roger Vadim", first published in Great Britain in 1986 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson Limited.

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 7 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

R. Vadim | Vadim


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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From the moment I liberated [Brigitte Bardot], the moment I showed her how to be truly herself, our marriage was all downhill. See more »


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