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Anna Karina
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Karina in at the Cannes Film Festival (2018)
Hanne Karin Bayer

(1940-09-22)22 September 1940
Frederiksberg, Denmark
Died 14 December 2019(2019-12-14) (aged 79)
Cause of death Problems caused by a muscle aneurysm
Occupation Actress, film director, writer, singer
Years active 1959–2019
Jean-Luc Godard
(m. 1961; div. 1965)

Pierre Fabre
(m. 1968; div. 1974)

Daniel Duval
(m. 1978; div. 1981)

Dennis Berry
(m. 1982; div. 1994)

Anna Karina (born Hanne Karin Bayer, 22 September 1940 – 14 December 2019) was a Danish-French actress, director, writer, and singer. She became famous in the French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard's muse in the 1960s, performing in several of his movies, including The Little Soldier (1960), A Woman Is a Woman (1961), Vivre sa vie (1962), Band of Outsiders (1964), and Pierrot le Fou and Alphaville (both 1965).

Karina was seen as an icon of 1960s cinema. The New York Times has described her as "one of the screen’s great beauties and an enduring symbol of the French New Wave."

Karina died of problems caused by a muscle aneurysm in Paris on 14 December 2019 at the age of 79.

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