Jane Fonda and Roger Vadim at their wedding in Las Vegas (1965)

Jane Fonda married her first husband, French film director Roger Vadim, on August 14, 1965, at the Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas. During their marriage Vadim would accompany her back to the US periodically while she made movies there. The couple had a daughter, Vanessa, born on September 28, 1968, in Paris, France, and named after the actress and activist Vanessa Redgrave.

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Roger Vadim and Jane Fonda wedding, 1965 via

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Jane Fonda and Roger Vadim at their wedding in Las Vegas by Dennis Hopper, 1965 via

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Roger Vadim and Jane Fonda wedding, 1965 via

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Jane Fonda and Roger Vadim at their wedding in Las Vegas by Dennis Hopper, 1965 via

Actresses Making Faces for Photographer Willy Rizzo (1960s)

Willy Rizzo (1928 – 2013) was an Italian photographer and designer.

Attracted by the allure of the United States and the then still mythical world of the Californian celebrity, Rizzo travelled to New York to work with the Black Star Agency in the developing America of the post-war years. During this time, he succeeded in capturing and reporting on Hollywood legends, such as Gregory Peck and Gary Cooper

In late 1948, Willy began an illustrious twenty-year career with Paris Match that would have him photograph some of the greatest names of the golden age of photojournalism. Married later to actress Elsa Martinelli, Rizzo enjoyed unparalleled access to the stars.

Marlene Dietrich, Brigitte Bardot, Sophia Loren, Marilyn Monroe, Vivien Leigh, Audrey Hepburn, Jane Fonda, Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Salvador Dalí and Pablo Picasso all found themselves in front of Rizzo’s lens.

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Willy Rizzo, Catherine Deneuve, 1966 via

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Willy Rizzo, Jane Fonda, 1960s via

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Willy Rizzo, Marie Laforet, 1966 via

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Willy Rizzo, Anna Karina, 1966 via

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Willy Rizzo, Elsa Martinelli, 1966 via

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Willy Rizzo, Sophia Loren, 1966 via