Roger Vadim Poster


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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 26 January 1928Paris, France
Date of Death 11 February 2000Paris, France  (cancer)
Birth NameRoger Vladimir Plemiannikov
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Roger Vadim was born on January 26, 1928 in Paris, France as Roger Vladimir Plemiannikov. He was a writer and director, known for Barbarella (1968), ...And God Created Woman (1956) and Spirits of the Dead (1968). He was married to Marie-Christine Barrault, Catherine Schneider, Jane Fonda, Annette Stroyberg and Brigitte Bardot. He died on February 11, 2000 in Paris.

Spouse (5)

Marie-Christine Barrault (21 December 1990 - 11 February 2000) (his death)
Catherine Schneider (13 December 1975 - 10 June 1977) (divorced) (1 child)
Jane Fonda (14 August 1965 - 16 January 1973) (divorced) (1 child)
Annette Stroyberg (17 June 1958 - 14 March 1961) (divorced) (1 child)
Brigitte Bardot (20 December 1952 - 6 December 1957) (divorced)

Trivia (12)

Born at 9 p.m. UT.
Daughter with Annette Stroyberg: Nathalie Vadim (b. 1957).
Son with Catherine Deneuve: Christian Vadim (b. 1963).
Daughter with Jane Fonda: Vanessa Vadim (b. 1968).
Was engaged to Ann Biderman.
Widow Marie-Christine Barrault and ex-wives Brigitte Bardot, Jane Fonda, Catherine Schneider and Annette Stroyberg were all in attendance at his funeral. Conspicuous by their absences were ex-fiancé Ann Biderman and ex-mistress Catherine Deneuve.
Brother of Hélène Plemiannikov.
Is buried in St. Tropez cemetary.
Also romantically linked with Cindy Pickett.
Former son-in-law of Henry Fonda.
Former brother-in-law of Peter Fonda.

Personal Quotes (7)

From the moment I liberated [Brigitte Bardot], the moment I showed her how to be truly herself, our marriage was all downhill.
The only thing I love in love is all the feelings, the imaginations, the orgasms of the woman. For this reason I'm not a good libertine.
[on Catherine Deneuve] Soon my shy adolescent had blossomed out into a hard-headed woman ruthlessly in control of her own life.
[on Kim Basinger] She has this quality -- absolutely indispensable for an actress, specifically for a beautiful actress -- which is not to know that she's beautiful.
[on Jane Fonda] She's a romantic pro-Leninist. Unfortunately she's lost her sense of humor. One day I called her Jane of Arc. She didn't laugh at all.
[on Frank Sinatra] The charm that once made him irresistible was lost in the unpredictable whims of a spoiled child.
[on Marie-Christine Barrault] I saved the best for last.

Salary (1)

Et Dieu... créa la femme (1956) $5,000

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