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Claudine Longet is a French singer as well as an actress

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BirthdayJanuary 29, 1941
NationalityFrench
FamousFilm & Theater Personalities, Actresses, Singers, Pop Singers
City/StateParis
SpousesRonald Duane Austen (m. 1985), Andy Williams (m. 1961–1975)
SiblingsDanielle Longet
Known asClaudine Georgette Longet
Childrens Christian Williams, Noelle Williams, Robert Williams
Birth PlaceParis
GenderFemale
Sun SignAquarius
Born inParis
Famous asSinger, Actress

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Who is Claudine Longet?

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.

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Career

Claudine Longet made her television debut in 1963 with a role in two episodes of the comedy series ‘McHale’s Navy’. Over the next few years, she was seen in episodes of many other TV shows, such as ‘Twelve O’clock High Combat!’, ‘The Rat Patrol’ and ‘Hogan’s Heroes’. She later started appearing in ‘The Andy Williams Show’. The show was hosted by the well-known singer Andy Williams, with whom she eventually tied the knot.

She began her singing career with Andy Williams’ 1964 album ‘The Wonderful World of Andy Williams’. Two years later, she released her debut single ‘Meditation’. Her debut album ‘Claudine’ was released in 1967. It peaked on the US Billboard pop albums chart at the 11th position and sold more than 500,000 copies.

She later played the main role in the 1968 film ‘The Party’. Directed by Blake Edwards, the film was a commercial success. It was based on a story by Edwards himself. Her next album ‘Look of Love’ was also a success, reaching the 33rd position on the US pop albums chart. Other albums released by her include ‘Colours’ (1968) and ‘Run Wild, Run Free’ (1970). She also made an appearance in the album ‘The Little Prince’. It won the Grammy Award for ‘Best Children’s Album.’ In 2000, a complication album named ‘The Very Best of Claudine Longet’ was released.

Arrest & Trial

In 1976, Claudine Longet was arrested and charged for fatally shooting her boyfriend Vladimir Sabich, who was an Olympic skier. She stated at her trial that the gun discharged accidently when he was teaching her to operate it. Her former husband supported her throughout the trial and even paid her legal fees. She was eventually found guilty of negligent homicide and was sentenced to a small fine along with 30 months in prison.

Personal Life

Claudine Longet was born in Paris, France on 29th January 1941. Not much is known about her parents or early life.

She married pop singer Andy Williams in 1961 and had three children with him. They divorced in 1975. She mostly led a private life after the homicide of her boyfriend Vladimir Sabich. She later married Ronald Duane Austin, her defense attorney, in 1985. They couple has been together since then.

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Claudine Longet biography timelines

  • // 29th Jan 1941
    Claudine Longet was born in Paris, France on 29th January 1941. Not much is known about her parents or early life.
  • // 1963
    Claudine Longet made her television debut in 1963 with a role in two episodes of the comedy series ‘McHale’s Navy’. Over the next few years, she was seen in episodes of many other TV shows, such as ‘Twelve O’clock High Combat!’, ‘The Rat Patrol’ and ‘Hogan’s Heroes’. She later started appearing in ‘The Andy Williams Show’. The show was hosted by the well-known singer Andy Williams, with whom she eventually tied the knot.
  • // 1964 To 1967
    She began her singing career with Andy Williams’ 1964 album ‘The Wonderful World of Andy Williams’. Two years later, she released her debut single ‘Meditation’. Her debut album ‘Claudine’ was released in 1967. It peaked on the US Billboard pop albums chart at the 11th position and sold more than 500,000 copies.
  • // 1976
    In 1976, Claudine Longet was arrested and charged for fatally shooting her boyfriend Vladimir Sabich, who was an Olympic skier. She stated at her trial that the gun discharged accidently when he was teaching her to operate it. Her former husband supported her throughout the trial and even paid her legal fees. She was eventually found guilty of negligent homicide and was sentenced to a small fine along with 30 months in prison.

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Claudine Longet's FAQ

  • What is Claudine Longet birthday?

    Claudine Longet was born at 1941-01-29

  • Where is Claudine Longet's birth place?

    Claudine Longet was born in Paris

  • What is Claudine Longet nationalities?

    Claudine Longet's nationalities is French

  • Who is Claudine Longet spouses?

    Claudine Longet's spouses is Ronald Duane Austen (m. 1985), Andy Williams (m. 1961–1975)

  • Who is Claudine Longet siblings?

    Claudine Longet's siblings is Danielle Longet

  • Who is Claudine Longet childrens?

    Claudine Longet's childrens is Christian Williams, Noelle Williams, Robert Williams

  • What is Claudine Longet's sun sign?

    Claudine Longet is Aquarius

  • How famous is Claudine Longet?

    Claudine Longet is famouse as Singer, Actress