December 14, 1946
July 16, 2023
United Kingdom - France
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm
33-24-33 in | 84-61-84 cm
58 kg | 128 lbs
10 US | 40.5 EU
Jane Mallory Birkin was born in Marylebone, London, England, on December 14, 1946, was a British and French singer and actress.
Young Jane Birkin began her professional acting career in 1965.
She made her big screen debut in road drama film The Knack ...and How to Get It (1965) in uncredited role as Girl on a motorbike.
She got her television debut in anthology mystery series Armchair Mystery Theatre (1965) in episode "That Finishing Touch", in role as Anthea Langridge.
Jane's breakthrough performance came as The Blonde in mystery thriller film Blowup (1966).
She released her debut studio album "Je t'aime... moi non plus" (1969) with Serge Gainsbourg.
She landed her directorial debut with drama film Boxes (Les Boites) (2006) also starred as Anna, for which she was nominated for the Cannes Film Festival Golden Camera Award.
How tall was Jane Birkin and what was her weight? Jane Birkin's height was 5' 7" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 170 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 128 іn pоunds or 58 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Jane Birkin body measurements was bust-waist-hip 33-24-33 in inches or 84-61-84 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 32B with cup size B.
She was nominated for the César Award for Best Actress for her role as Johnny in drama film I Love You, I Don't (Je t'aime moi non plus) (1976).
She was nominated for the César Award for Best Actress for her role as Alma in drama movie The Pirate (1984).
She won the Venice Film Festival Golden Ciak for Best Actress for her role as Magda in drama film Dust (1985).
She was nominated for the César Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Liz in drama film The Beautiful Troublemaker (La Belle Noiseuse) (1991).
She won the Blow-Up Chicago International Arthouse Film Fest Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Queen Palm International Film Festival Award for Best Supporting Actress - Short Film for her role as The Caller in short film Whoever Was Using This Bed (2016).
Wonderwall (1968) psychedelic as Penny Lane
The Swimming Pool (La Piscine) (1969) psychological thriller as Penelope
Seven Deaths in the Cat's Eye (1973) Gothic horror as Corringa
Don Juan, or If Don Juan Were a Woman (1973) drama as Clara
Dark Places(1973) psychological horror as Alta
Evil Under the Sun (1982) mystery as Christine Redfern
Jane B. par Agnès V. (1988) docudrama as Herself / Calamity Jane / Claude Jade / Joan of Arc
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998) drama as Mrs. Fortescue
She played Violet Harrison in ITV thriller miniseries Red Fox (1991).
Attended Miss Ironside's School in Kensington.
Studied at Upper Chine School, Isle of Wight.
Had English ancestry.
Had brother, Andrew Birkin.
She lent her name to Hermès Birkin handbag.
She released studio albums:
Je t'aime... moi non plus (1969) Di doo dah (1973)
Lolita Go Home (1975)
Ex fan des sixties (1978)
Baby Alone in Babylone (1983)
Lost Song (1987)
Amours des feintes (1990)
Versions Jane (1996)
À la légère (1999)
Enfants d'Hiver (2008)
Oh! Pardon tu dormais… (2020)
She was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2002.
She won the Locarno International Film Festival Leopard Career Award in 2016.
Jane died on July 16, 2023, Paris, France, at the age of 76.
She was married to British composer and conductor John Barry (1965-1968) they had one daughter, Kate Barry.
She had relationship with French musician Serge Gainsbourg (1968-1981) they had one daughter, Charlotte Gainsbourg.
She had relationship with director Jacques Doillon (1980-1992) they had one daughter, Lou Doillon.
She dated Olivier Rolin (1995-1996) and Eric Swayne (1965-1966).