- Category : Art-Photography
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 4/1 - Opportunistic / Investigator
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : JX Fantasy
French director who began directing in 1961 and has worked in TV, ballet and films. Before directing he was a stage actor from 1944-1947, an assistant to Marc Allegret and a reporter and photographer for, "Paris Match," from 1947-1956. He earned praise as a producer, writer and theater director in a career that spanned half a century, 26 movies with striking leading ladies. He pursued beauty on and off-screen.
Vadim was married five times to beautiful women, including Brigitte Bardot on 12/19/1952, Annette Stroyberg on 6/17/1956, Jane Fonda on 5/18/1967, to Catherine Schneider on 12/13/1975, and to Marie-Christine Barrault, a noted actress, on 12/12/1990. He had a child with Catherine Deneuve, a long time companion, in between marriages.
After a long struggle with cancer, Vadim died on 2/11/2000, Paris.