Maria Schneider, the French actor who costarred with Marlon Brando in the controversial Last Tango In Paris has died from cancer. She was only 58.
Schneider was only 19 when she starred in Bernardo Bertolucci's steamy film.
Controversial at the time and now lauded for it's trail blazing nudity and sex scenes, Schneider herself was so burned by the experience that she swore never to do another nude scene.
Instead, she headed down a path of self destruction before finding solace and self respect in the arms of photographer Jean Townesend, a woman.
Of Bertolucci Schneider said "he robbed me of my youth."
Les Femmes, 1969
La Vieille fille, 1971
Cari genitori (Dear Parents), 1972
Last Tango in Paris, 1972
Reigen (Dance of Love), 1973
Jeune fille libre le soir (The Babysitter), 1975
Professione: reporter (The Passenger), 1975
Io sono mia (I Belong to Me), 1978
Haine (Hate), 1979
La Dérobade (Memoirs of a French Whore), 1979
Een Vrouw als Eva (A Woman Like Eve), 1979
Weiße Reise (White Travel), 1980
Mamma Dracula (Mother Dracula), 1980
Sezona mira u Parizu, 1981
Cercasi Gesù, 1982
Balles perdues (Stray Bullets), 1982
Résidence surveillée, 1987
Bunker Palace Hôtel, 1989
Écrans de sable (Sand Screens), 1992
Au pays des Juliets (In the Country of Juliets), 1992
Savage Nights (Les Nuits fauves), 1992
Jane Eyre, 1996
Something to Believe In, 1998
Les Acteurs (Actors), 2000
The Repentant, 2002
Maigret (TV series), 2004
Au large de Bad Ragaz, 2004
Perds pas la boule! (Short), 2006
Quale amore, 2006
La vie d'artiste, 2007
La Clef (The Key), 2007
A.D. La guerre de l'ombre (TV mini-series), 2008
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