Actress Anna Karina is dead in France

Anna Karina was particularly known for his roles in Jean-Luc godard's films from the 1960s. The Danish-born actress Anna Karina is dead. It writes the AFP ne

Actress Anna Karina is dead in France

Anna Karina was particularly known for his roles in Jean-Luc godard's films from the 1960s.

The Danish-born actress Anna Karina is dead. It writes the AFP news agency. She was 79 years old.

- Anna, died yesterday in a hospital in Paris as a result of cancer, said her agent, Laurent Balandras to the AFP.

According to the agent's dead, Anna Karina, while her fourth husband, Dennis Berry, was at her side.

The Danish-born actress with the civil name Hanne Karen Blarke Bayer lived his entire adult life in France.

She was particularly known for his part in Jean-Luc godard's films from the 1960s. In the same period, the two also married.

Already as a teenager, hitch-hiking, the Anna Karina to Paris, where she would try to become an actor.

She began instead as a model, which led to a home on the French magazine "Elle" and subsequent name change at the request of the modeskaberen Coco Chanel.

Anna Karina was in the same period discovered by film director Jean-Luc Godard on the famous street Champs-Élysées in Paris. And from here, she developed into a muse and the face of the French cinema in the 1960s.

the Cooperation with the French-swiss film director led to the fact that Anna Karina already as a 21-year-old won an award for "best actress" at the Berlin film festival for the godard's movie "Une Femme est une Femme" ("A woman is a woman") from 1961.

throughout her career, she appearing in more than 50 films - both French, Danish and international.

at Home she played in a film adaptation of H. C. Andersen's "the Story of a mother" in 1979 and the movie "the Man who would be guilty" in 1990, after Henrik Stangerups novel.

In 2016, received the Anna Karina an honorary prize at the Bodilprisen for his career as a "versatile and multifaceted actor, director, and artist, who has given infinitely to the film through the decades", it said in the explanatory memorandum.

On the social media Twitter writing, France's minister of culture, Franck Riester, after Anna karina's death, according to the AFP:

- today's French cinema has been orphaned. It has lost one of its legends.

Anna Karina was also seen behind the camera as director and screenwriter.

By the side of his film career was Anna Karina on the stage in several theatrical performances in Paris. She also reached to get a singing career with recordings and tours.

Anna Karina was in 1968, divorced from Jean-Luc Godard and was subsequently married several times - with the French actor Pierre Antoine Fabre, the French director Daniel Duval and film director Dennis Berry.

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Updated Date: 15 December 2019, 15:00

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