Brigitte Bardot

1934 - Today

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Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot ( (listen) brizh-EET bar-DOH; French: [bʁiʒit baʁdo] (listen); born 28 September 1934), often referred to by her initials B.B., is a French animal rights activist and former actress, singer and model. Famous for portraying sexually emancipated personae with hedonistic lifestyles, she was one of the best known sex symbols of the late 1950s and 1960s. Although she withdrew from the entertainment industry in 1973, she remains a major popular culture icon.Born and raised in Paris, Bardot was an aspiring ballerina in her early life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brigitte Bardot has received more than 6,612,221 page views. Her biography is available in 111 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 109 in 2019). Brigitte Bardot is the 14th most popular actor (down from 8th in 2019), the 58th most popular biography from France (down from 41st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular French Actor.

Brigitte Bardot is most famous for her modeling and acting career. She was a popular sex symbol in the 1950s and 1960s.

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  • 111

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  • 9.63

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  • 4.36

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Among actors, Brigitte Bardot ranks 14 out of 10,030Before her are Marlon Brando, Audrey Hepburn, Amitabh Bachchan, Anthony Hopkins, Robert De Niro, and Sean Connery. After her are Morgan Freeman, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kirk Douglas, Marlene Dietrich, Jack Nicholson, and James Stewart.

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Among people born in 1934, Brigitte Bardot ranks 3Before her are Yuri Gagarin and Charles Manson. After her are Sophia Loren, Leonard Cohen, Maggie Smith, Giorgio Armani, Albert II of Belgium, Carl Sagan, Judi Dench, Gene Cernan, and Nana Mouskouri.

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In France

Among people born in France, Brigitte Bardot ranks 58 out of 5,234Before her are Pierre de Coubertin (1863), Louis XIII of France (1601), Cardinal Richelieu (1585), Edgar Degas (1834), Georges Bizet (1838), and Pierre de Fermat (1601). After her are Arthur Rimbaud (1854), Michel Foucault (1926), Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1520), Hector Berlioz (1803), Maurice Ravel (1875), and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Brigitte Bardot ranks 2Before her are Alain Delon (1935). After her are Sarah Bernhardt (1844), Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933), Louis de Funès (1914), Catherine Deneuve (1943), Gérard Depardieu (1948), Jean Marais (1913), Jean Renoir (1894), Jean Gabin (1904), Anouk Aimée (1932), and Philippe Noiret (1930).

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