10 Captivating Facts about Jane Birkin

British-born actress and singer Jane Birkin, who found fame in France, dies age 76.

She was born in the City of London

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The Vatican and the BBC both banned her song

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In France, she auditioned for a leading female role

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Jane Birkin learned French from a tape recorder

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Jane Birkin met with Hermès’ CEO

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She designed the Birkin bag

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Jane Birkin owns only a few designer handbags

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A documentary has been made about her

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She lost her daughter

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Jane Birkin has volunteered for Amnesty International

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