Brigitte Bardot (born 28 September 1934) is a French actress, former fashion model, singer and animal welfare/rights activist.
In 2007 she was named among Empire's 100 Sexiest Film Stars.
In her early life Bardot was an aspiring ballet dancer.
Brigitte Bardot started her acting career in 1952 and after appearing in 16 films became world-famous due to her role in controversial film And God Created Woman.
During her career in show business Bardot starred in 48 films, performed in numerous musical shows, recorded 80 songs.
After her retirement from the entertainment industry in the 1973, Bardot established herself as an animal rights activist.