Christiane Martel

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Birthday
18, 1932
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
18, 1932 (age 88)
Birthplace
France

About

French model, actress, and beauty queen who is best known for having been the second winner of the Miss Universe pageant in 1953. She is also known for having starred in the films Adam and Eve in 1956 and I, Sinner in 1959. 

Before Fame

She started her career as a pageant contestant, gaining attention after winning the Miss Chatellerault pageant in 1952. She then went on to win the Miss Universe pageant in 1953. She then started her acting career the following year making her big screen debut as Christiane in the film So This Is Paris. 

Trivia

She is also known for having served as a celebrity judge during the 1978 Miss Universe pageant. 

Family Life

She is the sister of fellow actress Georgette Martell. 

Associated With

She was crowned as Miss Universe by actress Julie Adams after Armi Kuusela of Finland gave up the crown.