She achieved international recognition in 1957 for her role in 1956 , and also caught the attention of French intellectuals.
Bardot was an aspiring ballerina in her early life.
It was a highly publicised production, which resulted in Bardot having an affair and attempting suicide.
Her mother was the daughter of an insurance company director.
She criticized the former governor of Alaska for her stance on and.
There is also a watercolour by Salvador Dali of a reclining nude that hung in Playboy founder and owner Hugh Hefner's bedroom.