Marianne Faithfull

Marianne Faithfull

Actor

BIO

Daughter of Eva, the Baroness Erisso, and Major Glynn Faithfull, a WWII British spy. Recorded the first song written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, "As Tears Go By" (1964). Involved in a major drug scandal with Jagger, Richards and others, which ultimately turned public opinion favorably towards the 'Rolling Stones' and other rock groups. In the 70's she became addicted to heroin and was homeless in London's Soho district for a couple of years. Recorded numerous albums in the 80's, while struggling with cocaine and alcohol. Has remained sober and productive since.

Birthday

Dec. 29, 1946

Place of birth

Hampstead, London, England, UK

Known for

The Dream Machine

The Dream Machine

8.5

Francis Bacon: A Brush with Violence