Camille Javal is the birth name of the French actress Brigitte Bardot (born September 28, 1934) in Paris. Also known simply as BB, she is considered the embodiment of the 1950s sex kitten.
Her beauty and natural sensuality began to show as a teenager and in 1952, she appeared on screen for the first time in Le Trou Normand. That same year, at age 18, she married director Roger Vadim.
Bardot starred with Jean-Louis Trintignant in Vadim’s film And God Created Woman, which pushed the boundaries of sex in film at the time, making her an overnight sensation. To this day, the scene of Bardot dancing barefoot on a table remains one of the most erotic scenes in the history of the cinema.
She is one of the few European actresses to receive mass media attention in the United States, still a sex kitten to this day. She and Marilyn Monroe were the icons of female sexuality in the 1950s and 1960s. Whenever she made public appearances in the United States, her every move was… read more