Anna Karina, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Anna Karina

Danish-French actress

Date of Birth: 22-Sep-1940

Place of Birth: Solbjerg, Central Denmark Region, Denmark

Profession: screenwriter, actor, writer, singer, stage actor, film director, model, novelist, film actor

Nationality: Denmark, France

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Anna Karina

  • Anna Karina (born Hanne Karin Bayer, 22 September 1940 – 14 December 2019) was a Danish-French film actress, director, writer, and singer.
  • She rose to prominence as French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard's muse in the 1960s, performing in several of his films, including The Little Soldier (1960), A Woman Is a Woman (1961), Vivre sa vie (1962), Bande à part (1964), and Pierrot le Fou and Alphaville (both 1965).
  • For her performance in A Woman Is a Woman, Karina won the Silver Bear Award for Best Actress at the Berlin Film Festival.In 1972, Karina set up a production company for her directorial debut, Vivre ensemble (1973), which screened in the Critics’ Week lineup at the 26th Cannes Film Festival.
  • She also directed the French-Canadian film Victoria (2008).
  • In addition to her work in cinema, she worked as a singer, and wrote several novels in French.Karina is widely considered an icon of 1960s cinema.
  • The New York Times described her as "one of the screen's great beauties and an enduring symbol of the French New Wave."

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