Jeanne Moreau biography

Jeanne Moreau

Actor, Film actor

1928 –

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Who is Jeanne Moreau?

Jeanne Moreau is a French actress, singer, screenwriter and director. She is the recipient of a César Award for Best Actress, a BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress and a Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Award for individual performances, and several lifetime awards.

Moreau made her theatrical debut in 1947, and established herself as one of the leading actresses of the Comédie-Française. She began playing small roles in films in 1949 and eventually achieved prominence as the star of Lift to the Scaffold /Elevator to the Gallows, directed by Louis Malle and Jules et Jim, directed by François Truffaut. Most prolific during the 1960s, Moreau continues to appear in films to the present day.

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Born
Jan 23, 1928
Paris
Also known as
  • Mademoiselle Jeanne Moreau
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • French people
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • Conservatoire de Paris
Lived in
  • Paris

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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