September 6, 2018

One of the Sexiest French Beauties in Film History: Beautiful Photos of Anouk Aimée From the Late 1940s to Early 1970s

Born 1932 as Nicole Françoise Florence Dreyfus in Paris, French film actress Anouk Aimée has appeared in 70 films since 1947, having begun her film career at age 14. In her early years she studied acting and dance besides her regular education. Although the majority of her films were French, she also made a number of films in Spain, Great Britain, Italy and Germany, along with some American productions.

Portrait of young Anouk Aimee

Among her films are Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita (1960), after which Aimée was considered a "rising star who exploded" onto the film world. She subsequently acted in Fellini's (1963), Jacques Demy's Lola (1961), George Cukor's Justine (1969), Bernardo Bertolucci's Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man (1981) and Robert Altman's Prêt à Porter (1994).

Aimée won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama and the BAFTA Award for Best Actress and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her acting in A Man and a Woman (1966), the film brought her international fame.

Aimée also won the Award for Best Actress at the 1980 Cannes Film Festival. In 2002 she received an honorary César Award, France's national film award.

Take a looke at these glamorous photos to see the beauty of Anouk Aimée from the late 1940s to early 1970s.

Actress Anouk Aimee wearing a cap encrusted with faux jewels by Paulette, photographed by Willy Maywald, 1948

Actress Anouk Aimee, photographed by Willy Maywald, 1948

17-year old Anouk Aimee on the set of 'The Golden Salamander' starring Trevor Howard, in Denham Village, England, 1949

Anouk Aimee in the film 'Les amants de Vérone', photographed by Cornel Lucas, 1949

Anouk Aimee, photographedby Sam Lévin, 1949

Anouk Aimee rowing a boat, Lido, Venice, circa 1950

 Anouk Aimee, circa 1952

French actress Anouk Aimee, photographed by Walter Carone, circa 1952

French film actress Anouk Aimee celebrating her birthday with a jeep-drive through London, April 27, 1952

Actress Anouk Aimee in shirt and jeans, 1955

 Actress Anouk Aimee in warm camel-hair overcoat with big cuffs on a film set, 1955

Actress Anouk Aimee sitting on the Hotel Excelsior roof, Venice, photographed by Carlo Bavagnoli, 1955

Anouk Aimee in classic white basketweave wool suit with matching flat sailor by Chanel, photographed by Richard Avedon, Harper's Bazaar, March 1959

Anouk Aimee on the set of 'The Last Judgement' directed by Vittorio de Sica, photographed by Herbert List, Naples, Italy, 1959

Anouk Aimee on the set of 'The Last Judgement' directed by Vittorio de Sica, photographed by Herbert List, Naples, Italy, 1959

Anouk Aimee, photographed by Willy Rizzo, circa 1959

Anouk Aimee chez Chanel, photographed by Shahrokh Hatami, circa 1960

Anouk Aimee, photographed by Sam Lévin, 1960

French actress Anouk Aimee, photographed by Nicolas Tikhomiroff, March 25, 1960

French actress Anouk Aimee, photographed by Nicolas Tikhomiroff, March 25, 1960

French actress Anouk Aimee, photographed by Nicolas Tikhomiroff, March 25, 1960

French actress Anouk Aimee, photographed by Nicolas Tikhomiroff, March 25, 1960

Anouk Aimee in the title role of Jacques Demy's 'Lola', photographed by Raymond Cauchetier, 1961

 Anouk Aimee in the title role of 'Lola', directed by Jacques Demy, 1961

Anouk Aimee on the set of 'Lola', photographed by Raymond Cauchetier, 1961

Anouk Aimee, photographed by William Klein, Vogue, June 1, 1961

Anouk Aimee, photographed by William Klein, Vogue, June 1, 1961

Anouk Aimee in ensemble by Chanel, photographed by Irving Penn at Vogue's studio in Paris for French Vogue, 1962

Actress Anouk Aimee during the filming of '8 1/2', photographed by Peter Basch, 1963

Anouk Aimee in suit by Chanel, on the terrace of her new house in Rome, photographed by Pierluigi, December 1963

Anouk Aimee wearing gold brocade dress and fur-trimmed jacket by Chanel, photographed by Henry Clarke for Vogue, 1963

Anouk Aimee in short white mink pull-over, photographed by Bert Stern for Vogue, New York, February 15, 1965

Anouk Aimee poses next to a Picasso painting in the Rome apartment of the Count and Countess Henri de Beaumon, photographed by Henry Clarke, 1965

French actress Anouk Aimee wearing hip-length Russian sable coat, bracelets by Jack Gilbert, photographed by Bert Stern for Vogue, New York, 1965

Anouk Aimee trying on evening dress at Pierre Cardin's salon, April 1967

Anouk Aimee, photographed by Bill Eppridge, Mar 20, 1967

Anouk Aimee, photographed by Bill Eppridge, Mar 20, 1967

Anouk Aimee, photographed by Bill Eppridge, Mar 20, 1967

Anouk Aimee at a watering well in the desert, circa 1968-69

Anouk Aimee on the set of 'Justine', photographed by Eve Arnold, Tunisia, 1968

Anouk Aimee on the set of 'Justine', photographed by Eve Arnold, Tunisia, 1968

Anouk Aimee on the set of 'Justine', photographed by Eve Arnold, Tunisia, 1968

Anouk Aimee on the set of 'Justine', photographed by Eve Arnold, Tunisia, 1968

French actress Anouk Aimee, photographed by Angelo Frontoni, circa 1970

French actress Anouk Aimee, photographed by Angelo Frontoni, circa 1970

French actress Anouk Aimee, photographed by Angelo Frontoni, circa 1970

French actress Anouk Aimee, photographed by Angelo Frontoni, circa 1970

French actress Anouk Aimee, photographed by Angelo Frontoni, circa 1970

French actress Anouk Aimee, photographed by Angelo Frontoni, circa 1970

French actress Anouk Aimee, photographed by Angelo Frontoni, circa 1970





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