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She has led a charmed life and has the pictures to prove it.  The daughter of an American diplomat and Italian Countess, granddaughter of designer Elsa Schiaparelli, Marisa Berenson was jet-setting glamour girl of the 70’s.  She was a top model in the 60’s, and parlayed that popularity to launch an acting career with serious directors: Luchino Visconti’s “Death in Venice,” Bob Fosse’s “Cabaret,” and Stanley Kubrick’s “Barry Lyndon.”

That ain’t no spray tan. Aaah, to be a rich hippie in the 60’s. Marisa Berenson. Photo by Arnaud de Rosnay, Vogue, January 1968.

Marisa Berenson: A Life in Pictures, written by Marisa Berenson, Edited by Steven Meisel and Jason Duzansky, Contribution by Lina Bey.  Published by Rizzoli.

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