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Roger Vadim Biography
Roger Vadim (January 26, 1928 - February 11, 2000), was a journalist, author, actor, screenwriter, director, and producer who launched Brigitte Bardot's career in the film And God Created Woman. The scene of Bardot dancing barefoot on a table remains one of the most erotic scenes in French cinema.

Born Roger Vladmir Plemiannikov in Paris, France as the son of a vice consul of France.

Vadim became a stage actor at the age of 16. In 1947 he became assistant writer to British film director Marc Allegret.

As well as his movie achievements, Roger Vadin was celebrated for his romances with some of the world's most beautiful women, two of whom were Brigitte Bardot and Jane Fonda. He also lived with Catherine Deneuve with whom he had a child prior to his marriage to Fonda. In addition to his theater and movie work, he wrote several books including his autobiography, D'Une Etoile a l'Autre (From One Star to the Next).

He died on February 11, 2000 (at 72 years of age) of cancer and is buried in the St. Tropez Cemetery, Saint Tropez, France. He was survived by his wife, actress Marie-Christine Barrault, and four children: Vanessa, born to Fonda; Christian with Deneuve; Nathalie, born to actress Annette Stroyberg; and Vania, his child with heiress Catherine Schneider.

Brigitte Bardot 12/20/52 - 12/06/57 (divorced)
Annette Vadim 1958 - 1960 (divorced) 1 child (Nathalie)
Jane Fonda 08/14/65 - 01/16/73 (divorced) 1 child (Vanessa)
Catherine Schneider 1975 - 197? (divorced) 1 child (Vania)
Marie-Christine Barrault 1990 - his death)

And God Created Woman
Game of Seduction
Faerie Tale Theatre - Beauty and the Beast
Edie in Ciao! Manhattan
Night Games
Don Juan (Or If Don Juan Were a Woman)
Pretty Maids All in a Row
Spirits of the Dead
The Game is Over
La Ronde (Circle of Love)
Seven Deadly Sins
Love on a Pillow
Le Repos Du Guerrier
Blood and Roses
Please Not Now!
Dangerous Liaisons
That Naughty Girl
The Night Heaven Fell
...And God Created Woman
Mademoiselle Striptease
Naughty Girl
Hot Touch
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