Claudine Longet Biography
(Franco-American Singer and Actress)
Birthday: January 29, 1942 (Aquarius)
Born In: Paris, France
Claudine Georgette Longet is a French singer, dancer, and actress who was massively popular during the 1970s and 1980s. She began her career as an actress in the comedy series ‘McHale’s Navy’. After appearing in many other TV shows, she started appearing regularly in the variety show ‘The Andy Williams Show’. The show, which was presented by the popular singer Andy Williams, was a success with the masses and was also critically acclaimed. It earned two Emmy nominations out of which it won one. She eventually got married to Andy Williams and had three children with him. She began her singing career by working with Williams in his album ‘The Wonderful World of Andy Williams.’ She went on to release her own debut album ‘Claudine’ in 1967. It peaked at the 11th position on the Billboard pop albums chart in the United States, establishing her as an upcoming singer. Longet and Williams eventually divorced but still remained good friends. A few years later, Longet earned negative publicity when she was arrested for fatally shooting her boyfriend Vladimir Sabich. She was found guilty of negligent homicide and was sentenced to 30 days in prison.