Bernadette Lafont
Date of Birth
Oct 23, 1938
Birth Place:
Nimes, France

Biography

French leading lady, supporting actress, and comedienne of stage and screen, Bernadette Lafont is best known for appearing in French New Wave films, particularly those of Claude Chabrol and Francoise Truffaut. Before making her screen debut in Truffaut's second short film, Les Miston (The Mischief Makers) (1957), she was a teenaged dancer. She was born in Nimes in the South of France. Her...