Today, we’d like you to join us in offering a toast to the great Marianne Faithfull, born this day in 1946 in London.

One of the great sex symbols of the ’60s and ’70s, her father was a British army officer and her mother a Viennese baroness, obviously a potent genetic cocktail.

The great Marianne Faithfull, born this day in 1946 in London

A singer, songwriter and actress, she’s perhaps best known as Mick Jagger‘s companion from 1966–1970.

Here she’s pictured with Alain Delon in 1968′s ultra-sexy and stylish The Girl on a Motorcycle.

If you’ve never seen it, just know that the alternate title is Naked Under Leather