|French film star Brigitte Bardot became an international sensation with her first film, And God Created Woman in 1956. Renowned as a sex symbol, Bardot's efforts to create a more dramatic image were less than successful. Although her film career eventually wound down, Bardot remained a highly visible celebrity, due to her involvement in the animal rights' movement.
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