Roger Vadim

1928 - 2000

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Roger Vadim Plemiannikov (French: [ʁɔ.ʒe va.dim]; 26 January 1928 – 11 February 2000) was a French screenwriter, film director and producer, as well as an author, artist and occasional actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Vadim has received more than 2,102,416 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Roger Vadim is the 51st most popular film director (up from 57th in 2019), the 460th most popular biography from France (up from 510th in 2019) and the 7th most popular French Film Director.

Roger Vadim is most famous for his work as a film director. He is also known for his relationship with Brigitte Bardot.

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Among film directors, Roger Vadim ranks 51 out of 1,580Before him are Jacques Tati, Tinto Brass, Lars von Trier, Éric Rohmer, Sydney Pollack, and Tim Burton. After him are Chuck Jones, Agnès Varda, Theo Angelopoulos, Franco Zeffirelli, Werner Herzog, and William Wyler.

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Among people born in 1928, Roger Vadim ranks 22Before him are Osamu Tezuka, Didi, Yves Klein, Jeanne Moreau, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Alvin Toffler. After him are Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Agnès Varda, Zbigniew Brzezinski, James Coburn, George Peppard, and Jean-Marie Le Pen. Among people deceased in 2000, Roger Vadim ranks 7Before him are Hafez al-Assad, Hedy Lamarr, Władysław Szpilman, Ingrid of Sweden, Emil Zátopek, and Habib Bourguiba. After him are Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Alec Guinness, Lída Baarová, Carl Barks, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, and Victor Borge.

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Among people born in France, Roger Vadim ranks 460 out of 5,234Before him are Baldwin I, Latin Emperor (1172), Étienne Bonnot de Condillac (1714), Carlos Gardel (1890), Françoise Sagan (1935), Napoléon Louis Bonaparte (1804), and André Masséna (1758). After him are Margaret of Anjou (1430), Ambroise Paré (1510), Gaspard Monge (1746), Pierre Beaumarchais (1732), Frédéric Passy (1822), and Paul Bocuse (1926).


Among film directors born in France, Roger Vadim ranks 7Before him are Roman Polanski (1933), Jean-Luc Godard (1930), Georges Méliès (1861), François Truffaut (1932), Jacques Tati (1907), and Éric Rohmer (1920). After him are William Wyler (1902), Claude Chabrol (1930), Alain Resnais (1922), Luc Besson (1959), Jean-Jacques Annaud (1943), and Louis Malle (1932).