Roger Vadim Biography (1928-2000)

Born Roger Vadim Plemiannikov, January 26, 1928, in Paris, France; son of Igor Plemiannikov and Marie-Antoinette Ardilouze; married Brigitte Bardot, 1952(divorced); married Annette Stroyberg, 1958 (divorced); married Jane Fonda, 1967 (divorced); married Catherine Schneider, 1975 (divorced); children: three. Addresses: HOME--24-29 Beverly Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405. OFFICE--5 rue Turbigo, 75001 Paris, France. AGENT--c/o Robert Littman, Littman andFreifeld, Inc., 409 N. Camden Drive, Suite 105, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Nationality
French
Gender
Male
Birth Details
January 26, 1928
Paris, France
Death Details
February 11, 2000
Paris, France

Famous Works

  • Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM WORK
  • Assistant to Marc Allegret, Juliette, 1953.
  • dialogue writer, Futures Vedettes, 1954.
  • co-adaptor, En Effeuillant la Marguerite, 1956.
  • director and co-writer (unless otherwise stated): Et... Dieu Crea la Femme (And... God Created Woman), 1956.
  • Sait-on Jamais? (also known as When the Devil Drives), 1958.
  • Les Bijoutiers du Clair de Lune (Heaven Fell That Night), 1958.
  • Les Liaisons Dangereuses, 1959.
  • Et Mourir de Plaisir (Blood and Roses), Paramount, 1961.
  • La Bride sur le Cou (also known as Please, Not Now), 1961.
  • "L'Orguiel (Pride)," from Les Sept Pechees Capitaux (Seven Deadly Sins),1962.
  • Le Repos du Guerrier (Warrior's Rest), 1962.
  • Also producer, Le Vice et la Vertu (Vice and Virtue), Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer, 1965; Chateau en Suede, (also known as Nutty Naughty Chateau), 1963; Alsoco-adaptor, La Ronde (Circle of Love), Reade- Sterling, 1965; Also producer,La Curee (The Game Is Over), Royal International, 1967; "Metzengerstein," from Histoires Extraordinaires (Spirits of the Dead), 1968; director only, Barbarella, Paramount, 1968; director only, Pretty Maids All in a Row, MGM, 1971;Also story concept, Helle, 1972; Also co-writer, Don Juan 1973 ou Si Don JuanEtait une femme (Don Juan, or If Don Juan Were a Woman), 1973; Also producer, La Jeune Fille Assassinee (also known as Charlotte), Gamma III, 1975; Une Femme Fidele (A Faithful Woman), 1976; director only, Night Games, 1979; director only, The Hot Touch, 1980; Also writer, Surprise Party, 1983.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
  • La Jeunne Fille Assissinee (Charlotte), Gamma III, 1975.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK
  • Director, Entree des Artistes, 1956.
  • Writings;BOOKS
  • Memoirs of the Devil, 1976.
  • The Hungry Angel (English translation by William Attwood), Atheneum, 1984.
  • Bardot, Deneuve, Fonda: An Autobiography, Simon & Shuster, 1986.

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