Jeanne Moreau

  • Birth Place: Paris, France
  • Died: July 31, 2017
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Screenwriter
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Fast Facts

  • Made her stage debut at the 1947 Avignon Theatre Festival.
  • Joined the prestigious theatre company Comédie-Française at the age of 20, becoming the youngest full-time member in its history.
  • Served as president of the French Film Advances Commission from 1993 to '94.
  • Made her directorial debut in 1976 with Lumière, for which she also wrote the screenplay.
  • Orson Welles once called her "the greatest actress in the world."

Awards

  • 1996, BAFTA Film Awards — Academy Fellowship: Winner
  • 1967, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Foreign Actress: Winner
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  • 1963, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Foreign Actress: Nominee
  • 2000, Berlin Film Festival — Lifetime Achievement (Honorary Golden Bear): Winner
  • 1997, European Film Awards — European Film Academy Lifetime Achievement Award: Winner
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  • 1992, Venice Film Festival — Lifetime Achievement: Winner
  • 1960, Cannes Film Festival — Best Actress: Winner
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Relationships

  • Anatole Moreau — Father
  • Katherine Buckley — Mother
  • Tony Richardson — Ex-significant Other
  • Jean-Louis Richard — Ex-husband
  • François Truffaut — Ex-significant Other
  • Pierre Cardin — Ex-significant Other
  • William Friedkin — Ex-husband
  • Theodoros Roubanis — Ex-husband
  • Louis Malle — Ex-significant Other
  • Jérôme Richard — Son
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