About Marie Laforêt
Marie Laforêt, born Maïténa Doumenach on 5 October 1939 in Soulac-sur-Mer, is a French singer and actress. Her career began accidentally in 1959 when she replaced her sister at the last minute in a French radio talent contest Naissance d'une étoile and won. Director Louis Malle then cast the young starlet in the film he was shooting at the time, Liberté, a project he finally abandonded, making Laforêt's first appearance on screen opposite actor Alain Delon in René Clément's 1960 drama Plein Soleil. Read more about Marie Laforêt on Last.fm.