Jeanne Moreau

Actress + Screenwriter + Film Director
Born Jan 23, 1928
Age 88
Hometown Paris, France
Religion Roman Catholic
Nationality French
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Light
Build Average

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.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jeanne Moreau.


1928 Birth Born on January 23, 1928.


1947 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Moreau made her theatrical debut in 1947, and established herself as one of the leading actresses of the Comédie-Française. … Read More


1949 21 Years Old After 1949, she began appearing in films with small parts but continued primarily active in the theatre for several years—a year at the Théâtre National Populaire opposite among others Gérard Philipe and Robert Hirsch, then a breakout two years in dual roles in The Dazzling Hour by Anna Bonacci, then Jean Cocteau's La Machine Infernale and others before another two-year run, this time in Shaw's Pygmalion. … Read More


1967 39 Years Old …  Director Tony Richardson left his wife, Vanessa Redgrave, for her in 1967, but they never married. … Read More


1983 55 Years Old In 1983, she was head of the jury at the 33rd Berlin International Film Festival. … Read More


1988 60 Years Old Her blended accomplishments were the subject of a 1988 film profile, Calling The Shots, by Janis Cole and Holly Dale.
1998 70 Years Old Moreau is a close friend of Sharon Stone, who presented a 1998 American Academy of Motion Pictures life tribute to Moreau. … Read More
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