Marianne Faithfull



Place of birth:

Hampstead, London, England, UK :


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.

Film Credits

Dune (2021)
as Bene Gesserit Ancestor (voice)
Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful (2020)
as Herself
Faithfull: The Marianne Faithfull Story (2019)
My Generation (2017)
as Self (voice)
Francis Bacon: A Brush with Violence (2017)
Roy Orbison: One of the Lonely Ones (2015)
Belle du Seigneur (2012)
as Mariette
Faces in the Crowd (2011)
as Dr. Langenkamp
FLicKeR (2009)
as Herself
The Making of Marie Antoinette (2007)
as Self
Irina Palm (2007)
as Maggie
Paris, je t'aime (2006)
as Marianne (Le Marais)
Marie Antoinette (2006)
as Empress Maria Theresa
Nord-plage (2004)
Comizi di Non Amore (2004)
as herself
A Letter To True (2004)
as Narrator
Fame, Fashion and Photography: The Real Blow Up (2002)
Far from China (2001)
as Helen
Intimacy (2001)
as Betty
Marianne Faithfull: Dreaming My Dreams (2000)
as Self
Tripping (1999)
Twentieth Century Blues: The Songs of Noël Coward (1999)
Retying the Knot: The Incredible String Band (1997)
Beautiful Losers (1997)
Absolutely Fabulous: The Last Shout (1996)
as God
The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus (1996)
as Herself
Crimetime (1996)
as Club Singer
Moondance (1995)
as Mother
Shopping (1994)
as Bev
When Pigs Fly (1993)
as Lilly
The Turn of the Screw (1992)
as Narrator
Dreaming (1991)
Roger Waters: The Wall - Live in Berlin (1990)
as Vocals
Gang of Souls: A Generation of Beat Poets (1989)
as Herself
The Dream Machine (1983)
The Compleat Beatles (1982)
as Self
Broken English (1979)
Assault on Agathon (1975)
as Helen Rochefort
Lucifer Rising (1974)
as Lilith
Ghost Story (1974)
as Sophy Kwykwer
Cucumber Castle (1970)
as Herself
Hamlet (1969)
as Ophelia
Heads (1969)
Sympathy for the Devil (1968)
as Herself - backing singer (uncredited)
The Girl on a Motorcycle (1968)
as Rebecca
I'll Never Forget What's'isname (1967)
as Josie
Anna (1967)
as Une jeune femme dans la soirée dansante
Made in USA (1966)
as Marianne Faithfull (as MF)
The Music of Lennon & McCartney (1965)
as Self (as Marianne Faithful)

Production Credits

Son frère (2003)
Who's Crazy? (1966)