Anna Karina

Anna Karina

actress, writer, director

Anna Karina was born on Sep 22, 1940 in Denmark. Anna Karina's big-screen debut came with Ce soir ou jamais directed by Michel Deville in 1961. Anna Karina is known for Up, Down, Fragile directed by Jacques Rivette, Marianne Denicourt stars as Louise and Nathalie Richard as Ninon. Anna Karina has got 5 awards and 1 nominations so far. The most recent award Anna Karina achieved is Bodil Awards. The upcoming new movie Anna Karina plays is Anna which will be released on Apr 15, 2005.

Born in Denmark, she came to Paris at 18. She met Coco Chanel and Pierre Cardin and started as a top model. She met Jean-Luc Godard about a cameo in À bout de souffle (1960), but she had to be naked and she refused to play in the movie. One year later, they got married and she became famous with the "Nouvelle vague" movies directed by him, Jacques Rivette or Agnès Varda.In 1967, Serge Gainsbourg wrote his only film musical Anna (1967) for her, with the hit "Sous le soleil exactement". Then, she went to Hollywood for a few movies and came back to Paris. She wrote and directed Vivre ensemble (1973) after her divorce from Pierre Fabre. She's now married to Dennis Berry.

  • Birthday

    Sep 22, 1940
  • Place of Birth

    Frederiksberg, Denmark

Known For


5 wins & 1 nominations

Bodil Awards
Winner - Honorary Award
Pusan International Film Festival
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Winner - Hand Printing
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