Sunday, October 28, 2012
Vanessa Chantal Paradis (1972) is a French singer, model and actress. She became a child star at 14 with the worldwide success of her single Joe le taxi.
Since 1991, Paradis has been a spokesmodel for Chanel. She was in a relationship with actor Johnny Depp from 1998 to 2012. Vanessa's sister, Alysson Paradis, is a French actress.
Paradis starred in the 1999 film 'Girl on the Bridge' ('La fille sur le pont'). The plot centres around knifethrower Gabor (
Auteuil) and a girl called Adèle (Paradis), who intends
to kill herself by jumping from a bridge. Gabor intervenes to prevent the
suicide and persuades Adèle to become the target girl in his knifethrowing act.
The film then follows their relationship as they travel around
Europe with the act. Their companionship and teamwork
mean great luck for both of them. Then they get separated and their lives once
again become luckless. The film ends on a bridge in Istanbul, this time with her saving him from