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10th March 1966:  Model and actress Jane Birkin.  (Photo by Stephan C. Archetti/Keystone Features/Getty Images)
10th March 1966:  Model and actress Jane Birkin.  (Photo by Stephan C. Archetti/Keystone Features/Getty Images)

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The English girl who became a French icon

Moving to Paris in the 1960s to pursue a career in New Wave films, actress Jane Birkin captured the hearts of the French. Her very public love affair with Serge Gainsbourg and her daring sense of style marked Birkin as one of the 'it' girls of the era.

The English girl who became a French icon

Moving to Paris in the 1960s to pursue a career in New Wave films, actress Jane Birkin captured the hearts of the French. Her very public love affair with Serge Gainsbourg and her daring sense of style marked Birkin as one of the 'it' girls of the era.