Brigitte Bardot was also one of the best known amid the sex symbols that were very popular in both the 1950s and the 1960s. Long before she appeared in films, Bardot was a young woman who did aspire to be, a sex dancer in her early life. She did officially start her acting career in 1952, but it did take her appearing in 16 movies that were obscure in description, before she began to emerge as a shining star.
The one movie that took her from obscurity in the film world to great prominence was And God Created Women in 1957. This one movie is what helped to propel her towards the world-famous status that she did achieve for herself. And God Created Woman was a very controversial film. However, this did nothing to hurt Brigitte Bardot, if anything it helped to establish her in a way that no other film could ever do.
The films that Brigitte Bardot did make in the 50s were of a light weight romantic dramas in description. Some of the titles did include Doctor at Sea, Helen of Troy, and Act of Love with Kirk Douglas. Any French-language films that she did do were dubbed for international release right away.
Brigitte Bardot was a person who was gifted in a number of different areas and one of them was also as a singer. In the 1960s and 1970s, she appeared in numerous musical shows, as well as, sang many popular songs with the collaboration of others. She would also go on to be a stern defender for animal rights and this is something that would influence her life in a big way too.
Brigitte Bardot was, and still is, a living legend as a screen goddess and actress in every sense of the word. Despite the fact that she did retire from the entertainment industry in 1973, and after making 47 films, she is still very involved with animal activism in all the ways that do matter the most. Her influence on pop culture is timeless.