Francoise Hardy

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Birthday
17, 1944
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
17, 1944 (age 75)
Birthplace
France

About

French singer and actress who found enormous success in the 1960's as part of the ye-ye movement with songs like "Tous Les Garçons Et Les Filles" and "Dans Le Monde Entier." She is considered a fashion icon in France due to her appearances in films like What's New Pussycat? and Grand Prix.

Before Fame

She grew up in the 9th arrondissement of Paris and was influenced by chanson singers like Charles Trenet. She signed her first record contract with Disques Vogue in 1961.

Trivia

Her song "Le Temps de l'Amour" features prominently in the 2012 coming-of-age film Moonrise Kingdom.

Family Life

She married French singer Jacques Dutronc in 1981. Her son is guitarist Thomas Dutronc.

Associated With

She was directed by Roger Vadim in the 1963 comedy Nutty, Naughty Chateau.