She warmed a number of hearts during the 77 siege by the North Vietnamese Army.
She later signed a contract with universal studios as a starlet and received lessons in dancing, elocution, drama, fencing, and horseback riding.
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Every woman wanted to look like her, and all the men drooled over her beauty, Bardot became an international sex symbol as soon as her career as a model and actress took off.
So she did her own vine-swinging and tree-climbing with her pet chimp, Chim.
Her modeling and Hollywood career began after the army photographer David Conover noticed her when he was covering the ammunitions factory to showcase women in the war effort.
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In 1999 she died due to pneumonia at the age of 67.