About this Famous Person

Agnès VARDA

French Agnès VARDA

born Arlette VARDA

Belgian-born French film director

Source :  François RIVALLAIN

Born: on May 30, 1928 in Ixelles, Belgium
Died: on March 29, 2019 in Paris, France


Biography

Varda was born Arlette Varda on 30 May 1928 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium, the daughter of Christiane (née Pasquet) and Eugène Jean Varda, an engineer. Her mother was from Sète, France and her father came from a family of Greek refugees from Asia Minor. She was the third of five children. When she was 18 Varda legally changed her name to Agnès. During World War II Varda lived on a boat in Sète with the rest of her family. Varda attended the Lycée Victor-Duruy and received a Bachelor's degree in literature and psychology from the Sorbonne.

Source :  © Copyright Wikipédia authors - This article is under licence CC BY-SA 3.0 .

See Also :

- Category Director