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Roger Vadim (1928–2000)


He discovered Bridget Bardot when she was 15, married her and made her a star then repeated the process with Annette Stroyberg, who gave birth to Vadim's first child Nathalie in 1957. His third wife was actress Jane Fonda who had his daughter Vanessa born in 1968; they divorced in 1973. His fourth marriage was to armaments heiress Catherine ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 72) in Paris, France

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Known For

Barbarella Writer
(1968)
(1966)
(1957)

Filmography

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 2017 Welcome to the Basement (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Barbarella (2017) ... (screenplay)
 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 (adaptation - uncredited) / (screenplay)
 1962 And Satan Calls the Turns (adaptation - as Vadim) / (dialogue - as Vadim)
 1962 Love on a Pillow (written by)
 1962 Tales of Paris (segment "Sophie")
 1961 The Seven Deadly Sins (segment "Orgueil, L' ")
 1961 Please, Not Now! (story)
 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 (original scenario - as R. Vadim)
 1956 Plucking the Daisy (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1956 Naughty Girl (scenario, dialogue and adaptation - as Vadim)
 1955 School for Love (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1954 Loves of Three Queens (screenplay - as Vadim Penianik) / (story - as Vadim Penianik)
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Vadim Penianik | R. Vadim | Vadim

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Spouse:

Marie-Christine Barrault  (his death) | See more »

Children:

Christian Vadim | See more »

Relatives:

Hélène Plemiannikov (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[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. See more »

Trivia:

Cohabited with Ann Biderman in Santa Monica, CA, for most of the 1980s. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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