Anna Karina

1940 - 2019

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Anna Karina (born Hanne Karin Bayer; 22 September 1940 – 14 December 2019) was a Danish-French film avant garde actress, director, writer, and singer. She was French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard's collaborator in the 1960s, performing in several of his films, including The Little Soldier, A Woman Is a Woman, My Life to Live, Bande à part (Band of Outsiders), Pierrot le Fou (Crazy Pete) and Alphaville. For her performance in A Woman Is a Woman, Karina won the Silver Bear Award for Best Actress at the Berlin Film Festival.In 1972, Karina set up a production company for her directorial debut, Vivre ensemble (1973), which screened in the Critics' Week lineup at the 26th Cannes Film Festival. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anna Karina has received more than 1,549,093 page views. Her biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Anna Karina is the 259th most popular actor (up from 316th in 2019), the 56th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 63rd in 2019) and the most popular Actor.

Anna Karina is most famous for being the muse of French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard.

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Among actors, Anna Karina ranks 259 out of 9,996Before her are Michelle Pfeiffer, Colin Firth, Malcolm McDowell, Cate Blanchett, Lauren Bacall, and Michael J. Fox. After her are Danny Trejo, Goldie Hawn, Bryan Cranston, Ernest Borgnine, Ralph Fiennes, and Richard Chamberlain.

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Among people born in 1940, Anna Karina ranks 36Before her are Patrick Stewart, Michel Temer, John Hurt, Kip Thorne, Joseph Brodsky, and Terry Gilliam. After her are Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein, Peter Fonda, Dario Argento, James Caan, Tabaré Vázquez, and Andrzej Żuławski. Among people deceased in 2019, Anna Karina ranks 14Before her are Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Robert Forster, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Mohamed Morsi, Agnès Varda, and Alexei Leonov. After her are Franco Zeffirelli, Karel Gott, Jeffrey Epstein, I. M. Pei, Immanuel Wallerstein, and Kary Mullis.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Anna Karina ranks 56 out of 893Before her are Tollund Man (-400), Valdemar IV of Denmark (1320), Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye (850), Christian VI of Denmark (1699), Jørn Utzon (1918), and Nicolas Steno (1638). After her are Gerda Wegener (1886), Carl Nielsen (1865), Aage Bohr (1922), Abel, King of Denmark (1218), Mads Mikkelsen (1965), and Carl Theodor Dreyer (1889).

Among ACTORS In Denmark

Among actors born in Denmark, Anna Karina ranks 1After her are Mads Mikkelsen (1965), Asta Nielsen (1881), Erik Bruhn (1928), Giancarlo Esposito (1958), Jesper Christensen (1948), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (1970), Connie Nielsen (1965), Sidse Babett Knudsen (1968), Annette Stroyberg (1936), Lars Mikkelsen (1964), and Ulrich Thomsen (1963).

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