French media has reported the loss of life of Jane Birkin on the age of 76.
The English-French star was finest identified for her relationship with musician Serge Gainsbourg. The pair, who had been married from 1968 to 1980, collaborated on the risque hit ‘Je T’aime… Moi Non Plus’, launched in 1969 – and recorded the 12 months earlier than, six months after they met on the set of the movie Slogan.
Though born in London, Birkin discovered fame singing in French – and she or he lived in France from the Seventies onwards. She turned celebrated as a mode icon all through the late Sixties and 70s, her private picture usually transcending her work on display. The enduring Birkin purse was impressed by her European class.
Her movie appearances included Blow Up (1966) and big-budget Agatha Christie diversifications Demise on the Nile (1978) and Evil Below the Solar (1982)