The movie actress Anna Karina died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Actress who became known as director Jean-Luc Godard’s muse and appeared in the musical comedy Anna.
Born Hanne Karin Bayer, she grew up in her grandmother’s care and later became a foster child, singing in cabaret clubs.
While working as a model, she met Coco Chanel.
She married Maurice Cooks.
She sang alongside Jean Claude Brialy in the 1967 TV musical comedy Anna.
How did Anna Karina die?
Anna Karina, the Danish-born actress who became a symbol of the French New Wave in Jean-Luc Godard’s 1960s films, died on Saturday in Paris. She was 79. The death was confirmed by France’s culture minister, Franck Riester, in a post on Twitter and by her agent, Laurent Balandras, who said the cause was cancer.
"I always wanted to be an actress, ever since I was a little girl."Anna Karina
"It was a strange love story from the beginning. I could see Jean-Luc was looking at me all the time, and I was looking at him too, all day long. We were like animals."Anna Karina
"Suddenly I had a call one day saying they'd like me to come to the office to see Jean-Luc Godard. 'He is preparing a film called 'Breathless.' Jean would like to see you.' I said yes. I thought he was pretty strange, because at that time nobody was wearing those kind of glasses where you couldn't see the eyes."Anna Karina
"It's always important to talk about what Jean-Luc did - for him, for me, for everyone."Anna Karina
"I'm always playing mostly the nice girl or the victim. I think it's perhaps what directors think about me."Anna Karina